What it was like Growing Up in the Eighties (1980s)
  • Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

Return of the Jedi – 80s Movie

Return of the Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi) is a 1983 blockbuster film directed by Richard Marquand. The third film to be produced, and the sixth film in the “Skywalker saga”. It takes place one year after The Empire Strikes Back. The film stars Mark HamillHarrison FordCarrie Fisher and Billy Dee Williams.

Return of the Jedi Blockbuster Film


Mark Hamill

Harrison Ford
Carrie Fisher
Billy Dee Williams
Anthony Daniels
David Prowse
Kenny Baker
Peter Mayhew
Frank Oz
Directed byRichard Marquand
Screenplay byLawrence Kasdan and George Lucas
Story byGeorge Lucas
Produced byHoward Kazanjian
Budget$32.5–42.7 million
Box office$475.1 million


Luke Skywalker battles Jabba the Hutt and Darth Vader to save his comrades in the Rebel Alliance and triumph over the Galactic Empire. Han Solo and Princess Leia reaffirm their love, and team with Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian, the Ewoks, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 to aid in the disruption of the Dark Side, and the defeat of the evil emperor.

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