The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The Adventure Continues...

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The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

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  • Mark Hamill

    as Luke Skywalker
  • Harrison Ford

    as Han Solo
  • Carrie Fisher

    as Princess Leia
  • Billy Dee Williams

    as Lando Calrissian
  • Anthony Daniels

    as C-3PO
  • David Prowse

    as Darth Vader
  • James Earl Jones

    as Darth Vader (voice - uncredited)
  • Peter Mayhew

    as Chewbacca
  • Kenny Baker

    as R2-D2
  • Frank Oz

    as Yoda (Voice)
  • Alec Guinness

    as Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Jeremy Bulloch

    as Boba Fett
  • Jason Wingreen

    as Boba Fett (voice - uncredited)
  • John Hollis

    as Lando's Aide
  • Jack Purvis

    as Chief Ugnaught
  • Des Webb

    as Snow Creature
  • Kathryn Mullen

    as Performing Assistant for Yoda
  • Marjorie Eaton

    as Emperor (uncredited)
  • Clive Revill

    as Emperor (voice)
  • Kenneth Colley

    as Admiral Piett
  • Julian Glover

    as General Veers
  • Michael Sheard

    as Admiral Ozzel
  • Michael Culver

    as Captain Needa
  • John Dicks

    as Captain Lennox
  • Milton Johns

    as Bewil
  • Mark Jones

    as Commander Nemet
  • Oliver Maguire

    as Cabbel
  • Robin Scobey

    as Lieutenant Venka
  • Bruce Boa

    as General Carlist Rieekan
  • Christopher Malcolm

    as Zev Senesca
  • Denis Lawson

    as Wedge Antilles
  • Richard Oldfield

    as Derek "Hobbie" Klivian
  • John Morton

    as Dak Ralter
  • Ian Liston

    as Wes Janson
  • John Ratzenberger

    as Major Derlin
  • Jack McKenzie

    as Cal Alder
  • Jerry Harte

    as Rebel Force Head Controller
  • Norman Chancer

    as Tamizander Rey
  • Norwich Duff

    as Jeroen Webb
  • Ray Hassett

    as Tigran Jamiro
  • Brigitte Kahn

    as Toryn Farr
  • Burnell Tucker

    as Wyron Serper
  • Wendy Froud

  • Bob Anderson

    as Imperial Officer (uncredited)
  • Lightning Bear

    as Stormtrooper (uncredited)
  • Richard Bonehill

    as Stormtrooper / Snowtrooper / Rebel Soldier / ... (uncredited)
  • John Cannon

    as Holographic Imperial Officer (uncredited)
  • Mark Capri

    as Officer M'kae (Captain Needa's Communications Officer) (uncredited)
  • Martin Dew

    as Cloud City Guard (uncredited)
  • Peter Diamond

    as Snowtrooper Gunner (uncredited)
  • Stuart Fell

    as Snowtrooper (uncredited)
  • Doug Robinson

    as Snowtrooper (uncredited)
  • Tony Smart

    as Snowtrooper (uncredited)
  • Alan Harris

    as Bossk / Bespin Security Guard (uncredited)
  • Tiffany L. Kurtz

    as Extra (uncredited)
  • Mac McDonald

    as Rebel Pilot (uncredited)
  • Ralph McQuarrie

    as General McQuarrie (uncredited)
  • Ralph Morse

    as Stormtrooper / Imperial Comms Officer / Rebel Soldier (uncredited)
  • Terry Richards

    as Wampa (uncredited)
  • Michael Santiago

    as (voice, uncredited)
  • Treat Williams

    as Echo Base Trooper (uncredited)
  • Shaun Curry

    as Hoth Rebel Commander (uncredited)
  • Alan Austen

    as Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper
  • Jim Dowdall

    as Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper
  • Ian Durrant

    as Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper
  • Tom Egeland

    as Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper
  • Alan Flyng

    as Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper
  • Chris Parsons

    as Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper
  • Trevor Butterfield

    as Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper
  • Christopher Bunn

    as Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper
  • Quentin Pierre

    as Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper
  • Keith Swaden

    as Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper
  • Howie Weed

    as Wampa
  • Morris Bush

    as Dengar
Directing Irvin Kershner Director
Production Gary Kurtz Producer
Writing Leigh Brackett Screenplay
Writing Lawrence Kasdan Screenplay
Sound John Williams Original Music Composer
Crew Brian Johnson Special Effects
Writing George Lucas Story
Production George Lucas Executive Producer
Production Bob Edmiston Casting
Production Irene Lamb Casting
Production Terry Liebling Casting
Art Norman Reynolds Production Design
Art Leslie Dilley Art Direction
Art Harry Lange Art Direction
Art Alan Tomkins Art Direction
Art Michael Ford Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up John Mollo Costume Design
Editing Paul Hirsch Editor
Editing George Lucas Editor
Editing Marcia Lucas Editor
Camera Peter Suschitzky Director of Photography
Production Robert Watts Associate Producer
Production Jim Bloom Associate Producer
Crew Bob Anderson Stunts
Crew Lightning Bear Stunts
Crew Peter Diamond Stunt Coordinator
Crew Stuart Fell Stunts
Crew Doug Robinson Stunts
Crew Tony Smart Stunts
Crew Alan Harris Stand In
Visual Effects Ralph McQuarrie Visual Effects
Crew Terry Richards Stunts
Production Howard G. Kazanjian Producer
Costume & Make-Up Nick Maley Makeup Artist
Production Patricia Carr Production Manager
Production Bruce Sharman Production Supervisor
Crew Terry Pritchard Driver
Costume & Make-Up Tiny Nicholls Costume Supervisor
Sound Herbert W. Spencer Orchestrator
Camera Paul Huston Camera Operator
Visual Effects Richard Edlund Visual Effects
Crew David H. Watkins Special Effects
Sound Bonnie Koehler Sound Editor
Visual Effects Phil Tippett Animation
Crew Phil Tippett Makeup Effects
Costume & Make-Up Eileen Sullivan Wardrobe Supervisor
Lighting Laurie Shane Gaffer
Camera George Whitear Still Photographer
Sound Ben Burtt Sound Designer
Directing David Tomblin First Assistant Director
Directing Steve Lanning Second Assistant Director
Directing Kay Rawlings Continuity
Directing Pamela Mann Continuity
Art Frank Bruton Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Graham Freeborn Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Kay Freeborn Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Stuart Freeborn Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Barbara Ritchie Hairdresser
Sound Richard Burrow Sound Editor
Sound Gregg Landaker Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Reg Bream Draughtsman