Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

(1982 Re-release)

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.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$13,276,241
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Opening$3,949,478
992 theaters
Budget$18,000,000
Release DateNov 19, 1982
MPAAPG
Running Time2 hr 4 min
GenresAction Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi
In Release49 days/7 weeks
Widest Release1,006 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 19-211$3,949,478-992-$3,981$3,949,4781
Nov 26-28
Thanksgiving 3-Day
4$3,628,616-8.1%1,006+14$3,606$9,628,9131
Dec 3-5
Post-Thanksgiving
4$1,573,257-56.6%909-97$1,730$11,888,8703
Dec 10-127$570,475-63.7%600-309$950$12,854,4924
Dec 17-1914$206,294-63.8%297-303$694$13,276,2415