This is an original Japanese poster printed in 1983 for the first release of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.
Return of the Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi) is a 1983 American epic space opera film directed by Richard Marquand. The screenplay is by Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas from a story by Lucas, who was also the executive producer. It is the third installment in the original Star Wars trilogy, the third film to be produced, and the sixth film in the "Skywalker saga". It takes place one year after The Empire Strikes Back. The film stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew and Frank Oz.
The film was released in theaters on May 25, 1983, six years to the day of the release of the first film, receiving positive reviews. It grossed $374 million during its initial theatrical run, becoming the highest-grossing film of 1983. Several re-releases and revisions to the film have followed over the decades, which has also brought its total gross to $475 million. Following the release of the film, two trilogies were produced: the prequel trilogy, which consists Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002), and Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005); and the sequel trilogy, which comprises The Force Awakens (2015), The Last Jedi (2017), and The Rise of Skywalker (2019).
This poster is in a near mint condition. Please refer to the imagery as this is the exact poster that is for sale.
It is 38 years old!
It is not a reproduction or a reprint.
Certificate of Authenticity included.
B2 Size - 50 x 70.7 cm