Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
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Budget
$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend
$10,840,307 (USA) (30 June 2012) (823 Screens)
$21,975,993 (USA) (23 February 1997) (2,111 Screens) (reissue)
$6,415,804 (USA) (26 May 1980) (126 Screens)

Gross
$290,475,067 (USA) (30 June 1997)
$51,740,189 (USA) (9 March 1997) (re-release)
$40,220,927 (USA) (2 March 1997) (re-release)
$21,975,993 (USA) (23 February 1997) (re-release)
$290,475,067 (USA) ( 1997)
$222,674,266 (USA) (17 December 1982)
$209,398,025 (USA) (31 December 1981)
$181,353,855 (USA) (31 December 1980)
$145,893,923 (USA) (17 August 1980)
$139,069,964 (USA) (10 August 1980)
$130,000,000 (USA) (3 August 1980)
$118,310,568 (USA) (27 July 1980)
$105,714,000 (USA) (20 July 1980)
$94,296,366 (USA) (13 July 1980)
$81,958,005 (USA) (6 July 1980)
$64,904,375 (USA) (29 June 1980)
$47,332,853 (USA) (22 June 1980)
$36,492,546 (USA) (15 June 1980)
$31,000,000 (USA) (8 June 1980)
$8,756,918 (USA) (26 May 1980)
$9,012,117 (UK) ( 1980)
$538,375,067 (Worldwide) ( 1997)
$247,916,602 (Worldwide) (except USA)
$15,133,508 (Australia) ( 1980)
ITL 1,453,446,000 (Italy) (20 April 1997)
ITL 609,584,000 (Italy) (13 April 1997)
SEK 7,714,831 (Sweden) ( 1982)

Weekend Gross
$8,048,852 (USA) (9 March 1997)
$13,145,852 (USA) (2 March 1997)
$21,975,993 (USA) ( 1997)
$4,321,216 (USA) (17 August 1980)
$4,554,679 (USA) (10 August 1980)
$5,758,789 (USA) (3 August 1980)
$7,130,000 (USA) (27 July 1980)
$6,721,000 (USA) (20 July 1980) (1 Screen)
$6,652,858 (USA) (13 July 1980) (858 Screens)
$8,309,772 (USA) (6 July 1980) (880 Screens)
$9,217,874 (USA) (29 June 1980) (821 Screens)
$10,840,307 (USA) (22 June 1980) (823 Screens)
$3,606,000 (USA) (15 June 1980) (126 Screens)
$4,339,769 (USA) (8 June 1980) (126 Screens)
$6,415,804 (USA) (26 May 1980) (126 Screens)

Admissions
1,096,996 (France) (27 May 1997) (reissue)
850,627 (France) (22 April 1997) (reissue)
654,200 (France) (original release)
2,771,300 (France) (original release)
1,079,394 (Germany) (5 May 1997) (special edition)
980,006 (Germany) (28 April 1997) (special edition)
745,255 (Germany) (21 April 1997) (special edition)
31,856 (Portugal) (24 April 1997) (reissue)
19,130 (Portugal) (17 April 1997) (reissue)
2,505,417 (Spain) ( 1980) (release version to date)
337,079 (Spain) (special edition to date)
2,842,496 (Spain) (total)
349,776 (Sweden) ( 1982)
109,758 (Sweden) (reissue)

Rentals
$173,814,000 (USA)
$577,200,000 (Worldwide)

Production Dates
23 February 1978 - 16 May 1980

Filming Dates
5 March 1979 - 24 September 1979

Copyright Holder
1980, 1997 Lucasfilm Ltd.
TM & © Lucasfilm Ltd. (LFL) 1980, 1997 (on re-mastered print)


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