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Year
1980
Runtime
124 min.
Director
Irvin Kershner
Genres
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, sci_fi
Rating *
8.8
Votes *
866,912
Checks
101,958
Favs
8,964
Dislikes
399
Favs/checks
8.8% (1:11)
Favs/dislikes
22:1
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  1. Zeltaebar's avatar

    Zeltaebar

    Thanks to gorgeus set designs and visual effects, the Star Wars universe really comes to life in this space opera, and the drama has never been more stiring. The characters are more fleshed out, the tone is darker and there is generally more going on in this excellent sequel that does not care about setting things up or closing things down but serves up a rollercoaster ride of an adventure flick from start to finish. 3 years 8 months ago
  2. Earring72's avatar

    Earring72

    The best Star Wars movie.......still stands out after 35years 2 years 10 months ago
  3. frankqb's avatar

    frankqb

    The only one of the three original Star Wars films that I feel has some weight to it. Easily the best of the entire series. 6 years 2 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #1 in 1980s
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  2. This movie ranks #2 in Sci-fi
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  3. This movie ranks #3 in Fantasy
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  4. This movie ranks #3 in Empire 500
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  5. This movie ranks #3 in Action
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  6. This movie ranks #4 in Adventure
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  7. This movie ranks #7 in Reddit top 250
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  8. This movie ranks #7 in 50 Greatest Sequels
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  9. This movie ranks #12 in Top 250
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  10. This movie ranks #13 in The 100 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies
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  11. This movie ranks #13 in All Time Box Office
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  12. This movie ranks #20 in Action! The Action Movie A-Z
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  13. This movie ranks #26 in iCheckMovies - Most Checked
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  14. This movie ranks #45 in FilmTotaal top 100
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  15. This movie ranks #55 in FOK! top 250
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  16. This movie ranks #59 in MovieSense 101
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  17. This movie ranks #89 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  18. This movie ranks #153 in All-Time Worldwide Box office
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  19. This movie ranks #309 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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  20. This movie ranks #379 in The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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  21. This movie ranks #572 in National Film Registry
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  22. This movie ranks #661 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  23. This movie ranks #697 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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