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Star Wars Episode VI:
Return of the Jedi
Return of the Jedi (1997 re-release poster).jpg
Directed by Richard Marquand
Produced by Howard Kazanjian
George Lucas
Rick McCallum
(Special Edition)
Written by Story:
George Lucas
Lawrence Kasdan
George Lucas
Starring Mark Hamill
Harrison Ford
Carrie Fisher
Billy Dee Williams
Anthony Daniels
Music by John Williams
Cinematography Alan Hume, BSC
Editing by Sean Barton
Duwayne Dunham
Marcia Lucas
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date(s) May 25, 1983 (USA)
Running time 134 min. (original)
135 min. (Special Edition)
Country United States
Language English
Budget $32,500,000

Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi is the sixth film in the Star Wars film series. The movie was released in 1983 and is a mix from science fiction, action and drama.


The Empire constructs a new Death Star. Luke, Leia, and the droids rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, an evil slug-like gangster. Later, Luke learns that Leia is his sister and must confront his father (Darth Vader) and return him to the good side. The movie is also famous for introducing a group of little creatures called Ewoks who help fight the Empire's troopers.


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