After the Rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued across the galaxy by Darth Vader and bounty hunter Boba Fett.
“Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back” is a science fiction film that was released in 1980. It is the second film in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, and was directed by Irvin Kershner. The film stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher, who reprise their roles from the first film, “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.”
“The Empire Strikes Back” takes place three years after the events of the first film, and follows the rebels as they are pursued by the evil Galactic Empire. The film is widely regarded as one of the greatest sequels in movie history, and is known for its dark tone, complex characters, and stunning visual effects.
The film was a commercial and critical success upon its release, and has since become a beloved classic of the science fiction genre. It has been widely praised for its memorable characters, innovative special effects, and its exploration of the themes of hope and redemption.