RETURN OF THE JEDI Film Review
RETURN OF THE JEDI
Director: Richard Marquand
Screenplay: Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas
Story: George Lucas
Starring: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, David Prowse, Ian McDiarmid, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, Sir Alec Guinness, Frank Oz
Running Time: 2 hours 12 minutes
Release Date: May 25, 1983
****1/2 out of *****
Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) confronts Darth Vader (David Prowse) and faces his destiny in RETURN OF THE JEDI.
After a daring rescue to save Han Solo (HARRISON FORD) from the vile clutches of Jabba the Hutt, Han, Luke Skywalker (MARK HAMILL) and Leia (CARRIE FISHER) head to the forest moon of Endor to join the Rebellion's fight against the evil Empire lead by Darth Vader (DAVID PROWSE) and the evil Emperor (IAN McDIARMID).
The following retro film review is part 6 of the 9-part retrospective series "THE COUNTDOWN TO THE FORCE AWAKENS."
***** = Outstanding ****1/2 = Excellent **** = Very Good ***1/2 = Above Average
*** = Good **1/2 = Mediocre ** = Fair *1/2 = Poor * = Bad 1/2* = Abysmal