Released Date
May 21, 1980
Distributor
Twentieth Century Fox
Genre
Sci-Fi
Rating
PG
Budget
$18,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$292,753,960 + $190,685,234 = $538,375,067
79

Harrison Ford

as Han Solo

1956-2016

Carrie Fisher

as Princess Leia

70

Mark Hamill

as Luke Skywalker

1935-2020

David Prowse

as Darth Vader

1944-2019

Peter Mayhew

as Chewbacca

77

Frank Oz

as Yoda

76

Jeremy Bulloch

as Boba Fett

1934-2016

Kenny Baker

as R2-D2

1914-2000

Alec Guinness

as Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi

84

Billy Dee Williams

as Lando Calrissian

75

Anthony Daniels

as C-3PO

About Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

After the Rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued across the galaxy by Darth Vader and bounty hunter Boba Fett.

About

The second installment in the franchise that focuses on Luke Skywalker training with Jedi Master Yoda, culminating with an iconic confrontation between Darth Vader and Luke. 

Trivia

The film took in over $200 million at the box office domestically, more than double any other film in 1980 and it totaled over $500 million at the box office worldwide.