U certificateStar Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi is a Film programme that first aired in 1983 and has been classified a U certificate.

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi is a 5 star programme

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Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

Directed by
Richard Marquand

Return Of The Jedi provides a big-screen conclusion to tie up all the loose ends from the saga. Once again, Vader proves his credentials as the Emperor's evil henchman by strongarming the work crew on the new battle station. But the gang of heroes which includes Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) proves equal to his menace in a stunning finale.

In the digitally remastered new edition, the gangster gourmand Jabba the Hutt gets several new scenes. Jabba's palace contains a few more dancing girls (can't have too many dancing girls) and a pair of additional boogie-woogie numbers. Han Solo (Harrison Ford) on the other hand gets the butt end of the deal. While Jabba enjoys even greater opulence, Han actually sees the sharp edge of the Sarlacc pit, including the monster which had previously been hidden in darkness. The dénouement of Star Wars: Episode VI - Return Of The Jedi also extends the victory party on Endor across various planets in the Empire, Millennium Eve-style.

Although this episode may be the last in plot terms, fans will know that there is more, much more. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace has the early story of the Force, explaining how Darth Vader turned towards the dark side.

When the movie opens, Princess Leia is in trouble, Luke is mourning the loss of his hand and Han Solo is in deep freeze. Han has been brought in by sinister Boba Fett and then sold on to Jabba the Hutt. "This bounty hunter is my kind of scum: fearless and inventive."

The corpulent regional ruler now controls both Han and his sweetheart Princess Leia. Jabba is a throw-back, like a Bond baddie who tells the good guy what his plan is before he bumps him off in fiendish style. Via C-3PO, who speaks hundreds of space languages, he tells Solo of his doom.

Luke dispatches the two droids to release Solo, before the big finale and the battle with the Death Star.

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Also known as "Star Wars: El Regreso del Jedi", "La Guerra de las Galaxias VI: El Retorno del Jedi", "Guerre des ├ętoiles VI : Le Retour du Jedi", "Star Wars IV: Guerre des ├ętoiles - un nouvel espoir", "Star Wars - O Retorno de Jedi"

Genre: Film

Production Year: 1983

5/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Mark HamillMark Hamill...Luke Skywalker
Image for Harrison FordHarrison Ford...Han Solo
Image for Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher...Princess Leia Organa
Billy Dee Williams...Lando Calrissian
Image for Anthony DanielsAnthony Daniels...C-3PO
Image for Kenny BakerKenny Baker...R2-D2/Paploo
Image for Peter MayhewPeter Mayhew...Chewbacca
Image for James Earl JonesJames Earl Jones...Darth Vader Voice
David Prowse...Darth Vader
Sebastian Shaw...Anakin Skywalker
Image for Ian McDiarmidIan McDiarmid...The Emperor
Image for Frank OzFrank Oz...Yoda
Image for Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness...Obi-Wan Kenobi
Michael Pennington...Moff Jerjerrod
Kenneth Colley...Admiral Piett