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Return of the Jedi Details

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In the final episode of the saga, Han Solo (Harrison Ford) emerges intact from the carbonite casing in which he'd been sealed in Harrison Ford. The bad news is that Solo, together with Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), is prisoner to the grotesque Jabba the Hutt. But with the help of the charismatic Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams), our heroes and our heroine manage to escape. The next task is to rid the galaxy of Darth Vader (body by David Prowse, voice by James Earl Jones) and the Emperor (Ian McDiarmid), now in command of a new, under-construction Death Star. On the forest moon Endor, the good guys enlist the help of a feisty bunch of bear-like creatures called the Ewoks in their battle against the Empire. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Ken Ralston Special Achievement 1983 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Phil Tippett Special Achievement 1983 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Randy Thom Best Sound 1983 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Richard Edlund Special Achievement 1983 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Ben Burtt Best Sound Effects 1983 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Ben Burtt Best Sound 1983 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tony Dawe Best Sound 1983 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences John Williams Best Original Score 1983 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Norman Reynolds Best Art Direction 1983 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Dennis Muren Special Achievement 1983 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Fred Hole Best Art Direction 1983 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Gary Summers Best Sound 1983 Nominee

Cast

Mark Hamill
as Luke Skywalker
Harrison Ford
as Han Solo
Carrie Fisher
as Princess Leia
Billy Dee Williams
as Lando Calrissian
Anthony Daniels
as C-3PO
Peter Mayhew
as Chewbacca
Ian McDiarmid
as Emperor Palpatine
David Prowse
as Darth Vader
James Earl Jones
as Darth Vader
Alec Guinness
as Ben "Obi-Wan" Kenobi
Frank Oz
as Yoda
Sebastian Shaw
as Anakin Skywalker
Kenny Baker
as R2-D2
Kenneth Colley
as Admiral Piett
Denis Lawson
as Wedge
Tim Rose
as Admiral Ackbar
Dermot Crowley
as Gen. Madine
Ray Armstrong
David Barclay
Michael Edmonds
as Logray
Dave Emann
Bill Lytle
Mary Selway
Mike Cottrell
as Ewok Warrior
Dan Frishman
John Pedrick
Daniel Rodgers
Caroline Blakiston
as Mon Mothma
Warwick Davis
as Wicket
Jeremy Bulloch
as Boba Fett
Femi Taylor
as Oola
Annie Arbogast
as Sy Snootles
Claire Davenport
as Fat Dancer
Jack Purvis
as Teebo
Malcolm Dixon
as Ewok Wanior
Adam Bareham
as Stardestroyer Controller #1
Pip Miller
as Stardestroyer Commander #1
Toby Philpott
as Jabba the Hutt
Alan Bennett
as Ewok
Danny Blackner
as Ewok
Peter Burroughs
as Ewok
Debbie Lee Carrington
as Ewok
Tony Cox
as Ewok
Margarita Fernandez
as Ewok
Phil Fondacaro
as Ewok
Paul Grant
as Ewok
Lars Green
as Ewok
Andrew Herd
as Ewok
Peter Mandell
as Ewok
Katie Purvis
as Ewok
Nicholas Read
as Ewok
Kiran Shah
as Ewok
Felix Silla
as Ewok
Linda Spriggs
as Ewok
Kevin Thompson
as Ewok
Tom Mannion
as Stardestroyer Commander #2
Michael Gilden
Sadie Corré
as Ewok
Peter Burroughs
as Ewok
Femi Taylor
as Oola
Paul Grant
as Ewok
Kevin Thompson
as Ewok
Warwick Davis
as Wicket
Nicholas Read
as Ewok
Michael Edmonds
as Logray
Alan Bennett
as Ewok
Mike Cottrell
as Ewok Warrior
Danny Blackner
as Ewok
Linda Spriggs
as Ewok
Malcolm Dixon
as Ewok Wanior
Phil Fondacaro
as Ewok
Tony Cox
as Ewok
Annie Arbogast
as Sy Snootles
Andrew Herd
as Ewok
Tom Mannion
as Stardestroyer Commander #2
Debbie Lee Carrington
as Ewok
Lars Green
as Ewok
Margarita Fernandez
as Ewok
Toby Philpott
as Jabba the Hutt
Claire Davenport
as Fat Dancer
Caroline Blakiston
as Mon Mothma
Felix Silla
as Ewok
Jack Purvis
as Teebo
Kiran Shah
as Ewok
Katie Purvis
as Ewok
Adam Bareham
as Stardestroyer Controller #1
Jeremy Bulloch
as Boba Fett
Peter Mandell
as Ewok
Pip Miller
as Stardestroyer Commander #1

Crew

Richard Marquand
Director
Howard Kazanjian
Producer
Lawrence Kasdan
Screenwriter
George Lucas
Screenwriter
Alan Hume
Cinematographer
Jack Lowin
Cinematographer
Annie Arbogast
Songwriter
John Williams
Composer (Music Score)
Marcia Lucas
Editor
Sean Barton
Editor
Arthur Repola
Editor
Duwayne Dunham
Editor
Norman Reynolds
Production Designer
Fred Hole
Art Director
Joe Johnston
Art Director
Jim Bloom
Co-producer
Louis G. Friedman
Associate Producer
George Lucas
Executive Producer
Harry Lange
Set Designer
Aggie Guerard Rodgers
Costume Designer
Nilo Rodis-Jamero
Costume Designer
Ben Burtt
Sound/Sound Designer
Tony Dawe
Sound/Sound Designer
Randy Thom
Sound/Sound Designer
Phil Tippett
Special Effects
Richard Edlund
Special Effects
Dennis Muren
Special Effects
Stuart Freeborn
Special Effects
Kit West
Special Effects
Kirk Thatcher
Special Effects
Ken Ralston
Special Effects
Roy Button
First Assistant Director
David Tomblin
First Assistant Director
Douglas Twiddy
Supervisor/Manager
James Keefer
Animator
Peter Diamond
Stunts
Gillian Gregory
Choreography
Phil Tippett
Makeup
Graham Freeborn
Makeup
Philip Barberio
Visual Effects
Stuart Freeborn
Makeup
Kit West
Special Effects Supervisor
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