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Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983) • Screenplay

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983) • Screenplay

"Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi"

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Written By: Lawrence Kasdan & George Lucas

Third Draft

May 25, 1983Twentieth Century Fox

Part 1 of 2. In the aftermath of being left by Jules at the train station and relapsing, Rue celebrates Christmas.

I am a Jedi, like my father before me.

Luke,
pg.60 : scene 122

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Lawrence Kasdan is a producer, director and writer known for The Big Chill (1983), Silverado (1985), Wyatt Earp (1994), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).

Born: May 14, 1944. George Lucas is a producer, director and writer known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), American Graffiti (1973).

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Cast

Notable Cast
Mark HamillMark Hamill...Luke Skywalker
Harrison FordHarrison Ford...Han Solo
Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher...Princess Leia
Billy Dee WilliamsBilly Dee Williams...Lando Calrissian
Anthony DanielsAnthony Daniels...C-3PO
Peter MayhewPeter Mayhew...Chewbacca
Sebastian ShawSebastian Shaw...Anakin Skywalker
Ian McDiarmidIan McDiarmid...The Emperor
Frank OzFrank Oz...Yoda (voice)
James Earl JonesJames Earl Jones...Darth Vader (voice)
David ProwseDavid Prowse...Darth Vader
Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness...Ben 'Obi-Wan' Kenobi
Kenny BakerKenny Baker...R2-D2 / Paploo
Michael PenningtonMichael Pennington...Moff Jerjerrod
Kenneth ColleyKenneth Colley...Admiral Piett
Michael CarterMichael Carter...Bib Fortuna
Denis LawsonDenis Lawson...Wedge
Tim RoseTim Rose...Admiral Ackbar
Dermot CrowleyDermot Crowley...General Madine
Caroline BlakistonCaroline Blakiston...Mon Mothma
Warwick DavisWarwick Davis...Wicket
Jeremy BullochJeremy Bulloch...Boba Fett
Femi TaylorFemi Taylor...Oola
Annie ArbogastAnnie Arbogast...Sy Snootles (voice)

Awards

Notable Wins
Ken Ralston, Phil Tippett,
Dennis Muren, Richard Edlund
...Special Achievement Award
For visual effects
Won, Saturn Award...Best Science Fiction Film
Mark Hamill...Best Actor
Ken Ralston, Dennis Muren,
Richard Edlund, Kit West
...Best Special Visual Effects

Box Office

(1983) U.S. Dollars
Budget...$32,500,000
Opening weekend...$23,019,618
Gross (US & Canada)...$309,306,177
Gross (World)...$475,546,459

Poster

Australian Version

Sources

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Cast Photos...IMDb
Box Office...IMDb Pro
Poster...Official Site
Awards...The 56th Academy Awards
Awards...11th Saturn Awards
Awards...37th British Academy Film Awards
Studio...Lucasfilm/Disney

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