Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

After the Rebels are overpowered by the Empire, Luke Skywalker begins his Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued across the galaxy by Darth Vader and bounty hunter Boba Fett.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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126 theaters
Release Date (Wide)May 21, 1980 (Jun 20, 1980)
Running Time2 hr 4 min
GenresAction Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi
In Release225 days/32 weeks
Widest Release1,278 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
May 27Tuesday1$855,745-43.2%-126$6,791$9,612,6637
May 26
Memorial Day
May 25Sunday1$1,770,644+2%-126$14,052$7,244,3085
May 24Saturday1$1,735,194+24.2%-126$13,771$5,473,6644
May 23Friday1$1,397,356+40.4%-126$11,090$3,738,4703
May 22Thursday1$995,026-25.4%-126$7,897$2,341,1142
May 21Wednesday1$1,333,305--126$10,581$1,333,3051