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The Empire Strikes Back (1980) - Information

8.40/10
11,093 Votes
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The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 124 min.
  • Language: English

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List Similar Movies To The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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Star Wars (1977)

8.20/10
13,124 Votes
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Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 121 min.
  • Language: English

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Starship Troopers (1997)

6.90/10
2,778 Votes
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Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an interstellar war between mankind and an arachnoid species known as "the Bugs".

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 129 min.
  • Language: English

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Alien: Covenant (2017)

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5,535 Votes
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Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world—which has a sole inhabitant: the 'synthetic', David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

  • Country: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 122 min.
  • Language: English

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Galaxy Quest (1999)

7.00/10
1,264 Votes
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The stars of a 1980s sci-fi show—now eking out a living through re-runs and sci-fi conventions—are beamed aboard an alien spacecraft. Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of aliens turn to the cast members for help in their quest to overcome the oppressive regime in their solar system.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 102 min.
  • Language: English

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Alien (1979)

8.10/10
8,685 Votes
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During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer. The entire crew is unaware of the impending nightmare set to descend upon them when the alien parasite planted inside its unfortunate host is birthed.

  • Country: United States of America, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 117 min.
  • Language: English, Spanish

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The Thing (1982)

8.00/10
3,633 Votes
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In remote Antarctica, a group of American research scientists are disturbed at their base camp by a helicopter shooting at a sled dog. When they take in the dog, it brutally attacks both human beings and canines in the camp and they discover that the beast can assume the shape of its victims. A resourceful helicopter pilot and the camp doctor lead the camp crew in a desperate, gory battle against the vicious creature before it picks them all off, one by one.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 109 min.
  • Language: English, Norwegian

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Star Trek (2009)

7.40/10
6,962 Votes
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The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their unlikely but powerful partnership is the only thing capable of leading their crew through unimaginable danger, boldly going where no one has gone before. The human adventure has begun again.

  • Country: Germany, United States of America
  • Duration: 127 min.
  • Language: English

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

7.50/10
10,517 Votes
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A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 133 min.
  • Language: English

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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

6.50/10
8,379 Votes
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Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 142 min.
  • Language: English

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Return of the Jedi (1983)

8.00/10
9,229 Votes
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Luke Skywalker leads a mission to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of Jabba the Hutt, while the Emperor seeks to destroy the Rebellion once and for all with a second dreaded Death Star.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 135 min.
  • Language: English

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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

7.30/10
8,649 Votes
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The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 140 min.
  • Language: English

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

6.70/10
2,622 Votes
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Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 109 min.
  • Language: English

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

7.40/10
14,002 Votes
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Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 136 min.
  • Language: English

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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

7.30/10
6,712 Votes
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When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 132 min.
  • Language: English

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

7.00/10
10,091 Votes
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Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 152 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #16

Power Rangers (2017)

6.20/10
3,004 Votes
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Saban's Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it’s too late, band together as the Power Rangers.

  • Country: United States of America, Canada
  • Duration: 124 min.
  • Language: English

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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

6.60/10
4,988 Votes
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Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 135 min.
  • Language: English

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The Fifth Element (1997)

7.50/10
7,015 Votes
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In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.

  • Country: France, French Republic
  • Duration: 126 min.
  • Language: English, Swedish, German

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)

5.90/10
981 Votes
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Set between Episode II and III the Clone Wars is the first computer animated Star Wars film. Anakin and Obi Wan must find out who kidnapped Jabba the Hutt's son and return him safely. The Seperatists will try anything to stop them and ruin any chance of a diplomatic agreement between the Hutts and the Republic.

  • Country: Singapore, United States of America
  • Duration: 98 min.
  • Language: English

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Passengers (2016)

6.90/10
8,951 Votes
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A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 116 min.
  • Language: English

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