Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  • Director(s)

    Irvin Kershner

  • Production Year

    1980

  • Release date

    30/06/2020

  • Genre(s)

    Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

  • Approx. running minutes

    127m

  • Cast

    David Prowse, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Carrie Fisher, Frank Oz (puppeteer/voice), Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, James Earl Jones (voice), Julian Glover, Kenneth Colley, Jeremy Bulloch, Alec Guinness, Michael Sheard, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill

Film

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

moderate violence, mild threat

THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK is a sci-fi action adventure, from 1980, in which the Rebels continue their fight against the Empire.

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  • Director(s)

    Irvin Kershner

  • Production Year

    1980

  • Release date

    30/06/2020

  • Genre(s)

    Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

  • Approx. running minutes

    127m

  • Cast

    David Prowse, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Carrie Fisher, Frank Oz (puppeteer/voice), Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, James Earl Jones (voice), Julian Glover, Kenneth Colley, Jeremy Bulloch, Alec Guinness, Michael Sheard, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill

THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK is a sci-fi action fantasy adventure, from 1980, in which the Rebels continue their fight against the Empire.

Violence

A man's wrist is chopped off by a lightsaber and, during a dream sequence, a man is decapitated; both moments of violence are brief and without any sight of blood or injury detail. There are also scenes of fantasy violence including dogfights, lightsaber fights, scenes of hand-to-hand combat in which men are punched, and sequences in which men are shot with blasters. It is implied a man is tortured.

Threat and horror

Threatening scenes including those in which a man is kidnapped by a snow creature, and a sequence in which a man is forced into a small chamber and encased in carbonate. There are also scenes in which men are attacked and, during battles, their lives are endangered.

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The Empire Strikes BackCinema127m 0sWDSMP UK25/06/2020
Star Wars Episode V : The Empire Strikes BackCinema127m 0s20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd05/03/1997
The Empire Strikes BackCinema124m 0s20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd07/05/1980
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Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes BackPhysical media + VOD/Streaming127m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.27/09/2011
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes BackPhysical media + VOD/Streaming122m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.27/07/2004
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes BackPhysical media + VOD/Streaming122m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.27/07/2004
Star Wars Episode V : The Empire Strikes BackPhysical media + VOD/Streaming122m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.04/03/1998
The Empire Strikes Back - Special EditionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming121m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.19/09/1997
Star Wars Episode V : The Empire Strikes BackPhysical media + VOD/Streaming122m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.03/07/1997
The Empire Strikes BackPhysical media + VOD/Streaming125m 0sCBS/Fox Video Ltd25/02/1991
The Empire Strikes BackPhysical media + VOD/Streaming120m 0sCBS/Fox Video Ltd30/12/1986
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The Empire Strikes Back/return Of The JediCinema2m 0s20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd28/02/1997
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Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes BackPhysical media + VOD/Streaming122m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.07/09/2011
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes BackPhysical media + VOD/StreamingTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.07/09/2011
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes BackPhysical media + VOD/Streaming122m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.02/09/2011
Lobot's CapturePhysical media + VOD/Streaming1m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.02/09/2011
George Lucas On EditingPhysical media + VOD/Streaming3m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.02/09/2011
The Making Of The Empire Strikes Back - Special EditionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming5m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.24/09/1997
  • Classified date

    25/06/2020

  • BBFC reference

    CFF029499

  • Language

    English