Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006.
2 videodiscs (approximately 129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Star wars, Empire strikes back
Star wars, episode five
Star wars, episode 5
Empire strikes back
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX and 2.0 surround.
Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker; James Earl Jones, voice of Darth Vader ; Clive Revill, voice of Emperor ; Frank Oz, performing Yoda.
Director of photography, Peter Suschitzky ; editor, Paul Hirsch ; music, John Williams ; costume designer, John Mollo ; production designer, Norman Reynolds ; visual effects, Terrence Masson, special visual effects, Brian Johnson, Richard Elund.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1980. Disc 1 contains digitally remastered enhanced trilogy version with new scenes and enhanced special effects originally released in 1997. [Disc 2] Bonus disc contains the original 1980 theatrical presentation.
MPAA rating: PG; for sci-fi action violence.
Fleeing the evil Galactic Empire, the rebels abandon their new base on Hoth. Princess Leia, Han Solo, R2-D2 and C-3P0 escape in the damaged Millenium Falcon. Later, on Bespin, they are captured by Lord Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker, meanwhile, follows Ben Kenobi's posthumous command and receives Jedi training by Yoda on Dagobah.
Special features: Disc 1: Commentary by George Lucas, Irvin Kershner, Ben Burtt, Lawrence Kasdan, Dennis Muran, and Carrie Fisher; Easter egg - credit roll ; [Disc 2] Bonus disc: XBox playable game demo; Lego game trailer.
English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.