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Quotations from Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is an epic action-adventure science-fiction space opera film about Luke Skywalker as he trains with Yoda to become a Jedi Knight. While this is going on, Darth Vader is making plans of his own, he wants to turn Luke to the Dark Side of the Force. The rest of Luke's friends, Han Solo and Princess Leia, are trying to get away from Darth Vader's Imperial fleet. This movie is set three years after Episode IV. Directed by Irvin Kershner. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher.

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back received only mixed reviews upon its release. However, today the film is considered the best of the film franchise. Whatever the case, the film was a huge financial success. It also won the Oscar award for Best Sound and was nominated for Best Music, Original Score and Best Art Direction-Set Decoration. Continue reading for some quotes from Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.


Darth Vader: What is it, General?
General Veers: My lord, the fleet has moved out of lightspeed. Com-Scan has detected an energy field protecting an area of the sixth planet of the Hoth system. The field is strong enough to deflect any bombardment.
C-3PO: Sir, the odds of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to one!
Han Solo: Never tell me the odds.
Emperor Palpatine (Hologram): There is a great disturbance in the Force.
Vader: I have felt it.
Yoda: Luke! You must complete the training.
Luke Skywalker: I can't keep the vision out of my head. They're my friends. I've gotta help them.
Yoda: You must not go!
Luke: But Han and Leia will die if I don't.
Obi-Wan: You don't know that. [as spirit] Even Yoda cannot see their fate.
Luke: But I can help them! I feel the Force!
Obi-Wan: But you cannot control it! This is a dangerous time for you, when you will be tempted by the Dark Side of the Force.
Darth Vader: You may take Captain Solo to Jabba the Hutt after I have Skywalker.
Boba Fett: He's no good to me dead.
Darth Vader: He will not be permanently damaged.
Lando Calrissian: Lord Vader, what about Leia and the Wookiee?
Darth Vader: They must never again leave this city.
Princess Leia Organa: I love you.
Han Solo: I know.
Darth Vader: If only you knew the power of the Dark Side. Obi-Wan never told you what happened to your father.
Luke Skywalker: He told me enough! He told me you killed him!
Darth Vader: No, I am your father.
Darth Vader: [speaking through the Force] Luke.
Luke Skywalker: [on the Falcon] Father?
Darth Vader: Son, come with me.
Luke Skywalker: Ben... why didn't you tell me?
Lando Calrissian: Luke, we're ready for take off.
Luke Skywalker: Good luck, Lando.
Lando Calrissian: When we find Jabba the Hutt and that bounty hunter, we'll contact you.
Luke Skywalker: I'll meet you at the rendezvous point on Tatooine.
Lando: What are you doing here?
Han Solo: Ah, repairs. I was hoping you could help me out.
Lando: What have you done to my ship?
Han Solo: *Your* ship? Hey, remember you lost her to me, fair and square.
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