Theatrical release poster

Return of the Jedi (later retitled Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi) is a 1983 American space opera directed by George Lucas. It is the final of the original trilogy and easily surpasses the other two.


Luke Skywalker is heading back to his home planet to rescue Han Solo.

Why It's Also Better than Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace

  1. Amazing score by John Williams just like its predecessors.
  2. Jar Jar Binks isn't in it.
  3. No racial stereotypes.
  4. The opening scene just goes above and beyond.