Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Drinking Games

Star Wars Episode 5
  • Plot synopsis: After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.
  • Star cast: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
  • IMDB rating: 8.8
  • RottenTomatoes rating: 96%
  • Trailer:

Drinking games:

Take a drink when:

  • You hear the light saber “whirr” noise
  • A robot is damaged
  • The force is mentioned
  • The dark side is mentioned
  • Someone communicates telepathically
  • Obi Wan Kenobi is mentioned or heard

Special Rules

Mr. and Mrs. Bickerson:

– Drink when Princess Leia and Han Sole bicker or when C3PO and R2D2 bicker


– Finish your drink when someone does something drastic to survive

Little Green Man:

– In honor of Yoda play little green man the whole movie.

– Before you take a drink remove the little green man from the top of your beverage

– Take your sip and then place him back on there

– Failure to honor Yoda results in an extra drink

The big reveal

Finish your drink during the big reveal with Darth Vader

Spoil Sport

Take a drink if you are called out for saying a line before or as it is spoken in the movie

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