#49. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)

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– Director: Richard Marquand

– Stacker score: 78.8

– Metascore: 58

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– IMDb user rating: 8.3

– Runtime: 131 minutes

The original “Star Wars” trilogy will always be remembered for bringing blockbusters to Hollywood, with all their action, adventure, and exorbitant budgets. The third entry, “Return of the Jedi,” is generally considered by fans and critics to be the worst of the three, though it’s no less-beloved than the first two. The Rebels, beaten time and time again, finally take their stand against the Empire, as allegiances are tested and secrets are revealed.