Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back is a action film released in 1980. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back was released as a sequel to the 1977 film Star Wars. It's the predecessor to the 1999 film Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace. The film stars Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, Harrison Ford as Han Solo and Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back was produced for $18,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $290,000,000 in ticket sales and $174,000,000 in rental and home sales.

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in four categories. It won the Oscar for sound and special achievement award (visual effects). It was also an Oscar nominee for art direction and music (original score).

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Star Wars
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

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Quotes

" Right now I feel like I could take on the whole Empire myself.
Dak

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Trivia

A total of 16 sets of Luke's combat outfit (aka "Bespin fatigues") were made.

Filming Locations

Banks, Oregon, USA

Forest Grove, Oregon, USA

Hillsboro, Oregon, USA

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, California, USA

Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, UK

Hardangerjøkulen Glacier, Finse, Norway

Lee International Studios, Wembley, London, England, UK

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