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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Poster

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Release Dates 

USA 17 May 1980 (Washington, D.C.) (premiere)
UK 20 May 1980 (Royal premiere)
UK 21 May 1980
USA 21 May 1980
Japan 28 June 1980
Brazil 21 July 1980
Brazil 21 July 1980 (limited)
Ireland 25 July 1980
Argentina 31 July 1980
Italy August 1980 (Venice Film Festival)
Australia 7 August 1980
Hong Kong 8 August 1980
Norway 10 August 1980
Denmark 15 August 1980
Finland 15 August 1980
Sweden 15 August 1980
France 20 August 1980
Belgium 4 September 1980 (Gent)
Italy 12 September 1980
Spain 3 October 1980
Austria 11 December 1980
West Germany 11 December 1980
Netherlands 18 December 1980
Greece 19 December 1980
Portugal 19 December 1980
Colombia 25 December 1980
Mexico 25 December 1980
Uruguay 15 January 1981
USA 31 July 1981 (re-release)
Hungary 28 January 1982
USA 19 November 1982 (re-release)
Turkey January 1983
Australia 5 May 1983 (re-release)
Bulgaria 23 April 1984
USA 21 February 1997 (special edition)
Norway 4 April 1997 (special edition)
Poland 4 April 1997 (special edition)
Yugoslavia 7 April 1997 (special edition)
France 9 April 1997 (special edition)
Australia 10 April 1997 (special edition)
Czech Republic 10 April 1997 (special edition)
Germany 10 April 1997 (special edition)
Hong Kong 10 April 1997 (special edition)
Hungary 10 April 1997 (special edition)
New Zealand 10 April 1997 (special edition)
Austria 11 April 1997 (special edition)
Brazil 11 April 1997 (special edition)
Switzerland 11 April 1997 (German speaking region) (special edition)
Finland 11 April 1997 (special edition)
UK 11 April 1997 (special edition)
Greece 11 April 1997 (special edition)
Ireland 11 April 1997 (special edition)
Iceland 11 April 1997 (special edition)
Italy 11 April 1997 (special edition)
Mexico 11 April 1997 (special edition)
Portugal 11 April 1997 (special edition)
Sweden 11 April 1997 (special edition)
Turkey 11 April 1997 (special edition)
South Africa 11 April 1997 (special edition)
Argentina 17 April 1997 (special edition)
Denmark 18 April 1997 (special edition)
South Korea 26 April 1997 (special edition)
Italy June 1997 (special edition) (Fantafestival)
Singapore 12 June 1997 (special edition)
Estonia 13 June 1997 (special edition)
Japan 5 July 1997 (special edition)
France 1 February 2007 (Gérardmer Fantasticarts Film Festival)

Also Known As (AKA) 

(original title) Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Argentina El imperio contraataca
Argentina Star Wars: Episodio V - El imperio contraataca
Belgium (Flemish title) (poster title) De tegenaanval van het rijk
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) Междузвездни войни: Епизод V - Империята отвръща на удара
Brazil (short title) O Império Contra-Ataca
Brazil Star Wars: Episódio V - O Império Contra-Ataca
Canada (French title) La guerrre des étoiles V: L'empire contre-attaque
Chile El imperio contraataca
Colombia El imperio contraataca
Czechoslovakia (Slovak title) Star wars: Epizóda V - impérium vracia úder
Czech Republic Star Wars: Epizoda V - Impérium vrací úder
Germany (DVD title) Star Wars: Episode V - Das Imperium schlägt zurück
Denmark Imperiet slår igen
Estonia Star wars: Osa V - Impeeriumi vastulöök
Estonia Tähtede sõda: Impeeriumi vastulöök
Spain El imperio contraataca
Spain (Catalan title) La guerra de les galàxies: L'Imperi contraataca
Spain Star wars: Episodio V - El imperio contraataca
Finland Imperiumin vastaisku
Finland (TV title) Star Wars: Episodi V - Imperiumin vastaisku
France L'empire contre-attaque
UK (promotional title) Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) I aftokratoria antepitithetai
Greece Η Αυτοκρατορία Αντεπιτίθεται
Croatia Ratovi zvijezda V: Imperij uzvraca udarac
Hungary A Birodalom visszavág
Israel (Hebrew title) Ha-Emperia Maka Shenit
Italy (poster title) Guerre stellari - L'Impero colpisce ancora
Italy L'Impero colpisce ancora
Italy (video box title) Star Wars V - L'Impero colpisce ancora
Italy (new title) Star Wars: Episodio V - L'Impero colpisce ancora
Japan Sutâ wôzu episoddo 5: Teikoku no gyakushû
Lithuania Zvaigzdziu karai. Imperija kontratakuoja
Mexico El imperio contraataca
Netherlands Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Norway Imperiet slår tilbake
Panama El imperio contra ataca
Peru El imperio contraataca
Peru Star Wars: Episodio V - El imperio contraataca
Poland Gwiezdne wojny: Czesc V - Imperium kontratakuje
Portugal O Império Contra-Ataca
Romania Razboiul stelelor - Imperiul contraataca
Serbia Ratovi zvezda - Imperija uzvraća udarac
Russia Звёздные войны. Эпизод 5: Империя наносит ответный удар
Sweden Rymdimperiet slår tillbaka
Soviet Union (Russian title) Звёздные войны. Эпизод 5: Империя наносит ответный удар
Turkey (Turkish title) Yildiz Savaslari: Imparator
USA (video box title) Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back
USA (promotional title) Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
USA (short title) The Empire Strikes Back
USA (promotional title) The Empire Strikes Back: StarWars II
Uruguay El imperio contraataca
West Germany Das Imperium schlägt zurück
World-wide (English title) Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

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