Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  • Type

    Film

  • Approx. Running minutes

    127m

  • Release date

    30/06/2020

  • Genre(s)

    Action, Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

Film

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

moderate violence, mild threat

THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK is a sci-fi action adventure, from 1980, in which the Rebels continue their fight against the Empire.

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  • Type

    Film

  • Approx. Running minutes

    127m

  • Release date

    30/06/2020

  • Genre(s)

    Action, Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK is a sci-fi action fantasy adventure, from 1980, in which the Rebels continue their fight against the Empire., A man's wrist is chopped off by a lightsaber and, during a dream sequence, a man is decapitated; both moments of violence are brief and without any sight of blood or injury detail. There are also scenes of fantasy violence including dogfights, lightsaber fights, scenes of hand-to-hand combat in which men are punched, and sequences in which men are shot with blasters. It is implied a man is tortured., Threatening scenes including those in which a man is kidnapped by a snow creature, and a sequence in which a man is forced into a small chamber and encased in carbonate. There are also scenes in which men are attacked and, during battles, their lives are endangered.

  • Classified date

    25/06/2020

  • Director(s)

    Irvin Kershner

  • Cast

    James Earl Jones (voice), Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz (puppeteer/voice), Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Michael Sheard, Alec Guinness, Jeremy Bulloch, Kenneth Colley, Julian Glover

  • BBFC reference

    CFF029499