Star Wars: Episode V Movie Details

Star Wars Episode V The Empire Strikes Back Movie Poster
Directed by Irvin Kershner
Produced by Gary Kurtz
Screenplay by
  • Leigh Brackett
  • Lawrence Kasdan
Story by George Lucas
Music by John Williams
Cinematography Peter Suschitzky
Edited by Paul Hirsch
Theatrical poster by Roger Kastel
Starring
  • Mark Hamill
  • Harrison Ford
  • Carrie Fisher
  • Billy Dee Williams
  • Anthony Daniels
  • David Prowse
  • Kenny Baker
  • Peter Mayhew
  • Frank Oz
Production company Lucasfilm Ltd.
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date May 17, 1980
Running time 124 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $18–33 million
Box office $534.1–538.4 million