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 by Darth Vader.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Runtime2 hr 4 min
Opening Weekend$3,949,478
992 theaters
GenresAction Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi
Release DateNov 19, 1982
Widest Release1,006 theaters
In Release49 days/7 weeks
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 19-211$3,949,478-992-$3,981$3,949,4781
Nov 26-284$3,628,616-8.1%1,006+14$3,606$9,628,9132
Dec 3-54$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
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