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Summary Three years after the events of Star Wars, Imperial forces continue to pursue the Rebels. After the Rebellion?s defeat on the ice planet Hoth, Luke journeys to the planet Dagobah to train with Jedi Master Yoda, who has lived in hiding since the fall of the Republic. In an attempt to convert Luke to the dark side, Darth Vader lures young...

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 25 Critic Reviews
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82
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 2,313 User Ratings
9.0
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Summary Three years after the events of Star Wars, Imperial forces continue to pursue the Rebels. After the Rebellion?s defeat on the ice planet Hoth, Luke journeys to the planet Dagobah to train with Jedi Master Yoda, who has lived in hiding since the fall of the Republic. In an attempt to convert Luke to the dark side, Darth Vader lures young...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 25 Critic Reviews
82
76% Positive
19 Reviews
24% Mixed
6 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 25 Critic Reviews
82
76% Positive
19 Reviews
24% Mixed
6 Reviews
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 2,313 User Ratings
9.0
94% Positive
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2% Mixed
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4% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 2,313 User Ratings
9.0
94% Positive
2174 Ratings
2% Mixed
44 Ratings
4% Negative
95 Ratings

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Production Company Lucasfilm
Release Date May 21, 1980
Duration 2 h 4 m
Rating PG
Tagline The Adventure Continues...
Academy Awards, USA
• 2 Wins & 4 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
• 5 Wins & 10 Nominations