James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones

Highest Rated: 100% Africa: The Serengeti (1994)

Lowest Rated: 0% Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997)

Birthday: Jan 17, 1931

Birthplace: Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA

With his deep resonant voice and imposing physical presence, James Earl Jones became one of the most easily recognizable figures in the entertainment industry. A native of Arkabutla, Mississippi, he spent most of his childhood in Michigan living with his grandparents. The move north was such a jarring event, that he developed a severe stutter and barely spoke until high school. With help, Jones overcame the stutter as a teenager and became involved in artistic pursuits. A theater major at the University of Michigan, he served in the military as an officer immediately after graduating. Once his service ended, he relocated to New York to pursue acting. He soon began appearing regularly both on and off Broadway. His voice and stature made him a natural for the lead role in Shakespeare's "Othello," a part that he would play in several productions throughout his career. He made his film debut when Stanley Kubrick cast him as a bombardier in his satire "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" (1965). He had a prominent role in "The Comedians" (1967) opposite Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, but his biggest break was still in the offing. Jones took the part of boxer Jack Johnson in the Broadway production of "The Great White Hope," earning a Tony award and critical acclaim. He went on to star in the 1970 film version, picking up an Academy Award nomination. Firmly established as an actor, he worked steadily from then on in film, television and stage. In the mid-1970s, a young filmmaker named George Lucas cast Jones as the voice of the villain in his sci-fi adventure "Star Wars" (1977). The character, Darth Vader, would become one of the greatest bad guys in history, and Jones continued providing the character's voice through the initial two sequels, "The Empire Strikes Back" (1980) and "Return of the Jedi" (1983), as well as a variety of ancillary projects over the subsequent decades. His voice became perhaps his greatest calling card, with his basso profundo closely associated with ads for Bell Atlantic/Verizon and on-air promotion for cable news giant CNN. While he worked regularly in film and on television, including starring in the short-lived series "Me and Mom" (CBS, 1985), he enjoyed an on-screen renaissance in the late-'80s. He played the African king father of Eddie Murphy in the blockbuster comedy "Coming to America" (1988). He then memorably joined Kevin Costner for the sentimental baseball film "Field of Dreams" (1989) playing reclusive writer Terence Mann. His soliloquy from the movie extolling the virtues of baseball would be played for years to come at stadiums across the country. In the '90s, he tried his hand again at series television, starring in "Gabriel's Fire" (ABC, 1990-91) and a reworking of the premise called "Pros and Cons" (ABC, 1991-92). His voice, though, would again make a bigger impact. Disney cast the actor as Mufasa, the leader of a lion pride and father of the protagonist Simba, in the animated hit "The Lion King" (1994). As with Darth Vader, Jones became so closely aligned with the character that he was asked to provide the voice again for Jon Favreau's blockbuster remake of the film in 2019. When not appearing on screen, the actor returned regularly to the stage, including a starring role in the initial Broadway run of August Wilson's acclaimed play "Fences." Jones later returned to familiar territory once more, joining Murphy for the long-gestating sequel "Coming 2 America" (2020).

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Coming 2 America Jaffe Joffer (Character) - 2021
52% 88% The Lion King Mufasa (Voice) $543.6M 2019
No Score Yet 68% Warning Shot Pendleton (Character) - 2018
84% 86% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Darth Vader (Voice) $532.2M 2016
No Score Yet 40% The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar Mufasa (Voice) - 2015
29% 63% Gimme Shelter Frank McCarthy (Character) $1.4M 2014
9% 30% The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Ruben (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 71% Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Admiral (Voice) - 2010
No Score Yet 30% Jack and the Beanstalk The Giant (Voice) - 2009
23% 63% Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Papa Jenkins (Character) $42.2M 2008
86% 82% Earth Narrator $32M 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy Narrator - 2006
No Score Yet 77% The Reading Room William (Character) - 2005
64% 53% Robots Voice box at hardware store (Voice) - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ultimate Super Heroes, Ultimate Super Villains, Ultimate Super Vixens Interviewee (Character) - 2005
40% 41% The Sandlot 2 Mr. Mertle (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet 62% Nine Dog Christmas Unknown (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Great Year Narrator - 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Black Indians: An American Story Narrator - 2001
No Score Yet 65% American Legends Unknown (Character) - 2001
67% 92% Muhammad Ali: Through the Eyes of the World Unknown (Character) - 2001
60% 59% Finder's Fee Avery Phillips (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet On the Q.T. Leo (Character) - 1999
67% 80% The Annihilation of Fish Fish (Character) $2.2K 1999
81% 75% Fantasia 2000 Himself (Host) (segment "Carnival of the Animals") (Voice) $60.5M 1999
No Score Yet 65% Our Friend, Martin Daddy King (Voice) - 1999
No Score Yet 58% Summer's End Dr. William "Bill" Blakely (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 73% Undercover Angel The Judge (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 73% Santa and Pete Grandpa Nicholas (Character) - 1999
62% 60% The Lion King II: Simba's Pride Mufasa (Voice) - 1998
No Score Yet 0% Alone Grey (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 88% What the Deaf Man Heard Archibald Thacker (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 60% The Second Civil War Jim Kalla (Character) - 1997
53% 65% Gang Related Arthur Baylor (Character) $5.9M 1997
0% 41% Casper: A Spirited Beginning Kibosh (Voice) - 1997
73% 71% A Family Thing Ray Murdock (Character) $10.1M 1996
No Score Yet 94% Rebound -- The Legend of Earl The Goat Manigault Dr. McDuffie (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet 63% Good Luck James Bing (uncredited) (Character) $40K 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Timepiece Lawrence (Character) - 1996
85% 73% Cry, the Beloved Country Rev Stephen Kumalo (Character) $337.2K 1995
31% 34% Jefferson in Paris Madison Hemings (Character) $2.5M 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Countdown to Freedom: 10 Days That Changed South Africa Narrator - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics Host - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Confessions: Two Faces of Evil Charles Lloyd (Character) - 1994
93% 93% The Lion King King Mufasa the Lion (Voice) $422.8M 1994
80% 74% Clear and Present Danger Adm. James Greer (Character) $121.5M 1994
100% 70% Africa: The Serengeti Narrator - 1994
No Score Yet 83% The Vernon Johns Story Vernon Johns (Character) - 1994
19% 36% Clean Slate John Dolby (Character) $7.3M 1994
62% 60% Sommersby Judge Barry Conrad Issacs (Character) $46.4M 1993
29% 36% The Meteor Man Earnest Moses (Character) $8M 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Percy and Thunder Percy (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hallelujah Old Man Taylor (Character) - 1993
20% 37% Excessive Force Jake (Character) $1.1M 1993
63% 89% The Sandlot Mr. Mertle (Character) $31.7M 1993
73% 72% Patriot Games Adm. James Greer (Character) $82.7M 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dreamrider William Perry (Character) - 1992
79% 80% Sneakers Bernard Abbott, NSA (Character) $50.6M 1992
No Score Yet 68% Scorchers Bear (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet 31% Convicts Ben Johnson (Character) - 1991
43% 26% True Identity Himself (Character) $4.7M 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Last Flight Out Al Topping (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Heat Wave Junius Johnson (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet 75% By Dawn's Early Light Alice (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet 41% Grim Prairie Tales Morrison (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet 51% The Ambulance Lt. Spencer (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ivory Hunters Inspector Nkuru (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet 80% Terrorgram Unknown (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last Elephant Inspector Nkuru (Character) - 1990
89% 89% The Hunt for Red October Admiral James Greer (Character) $119.1M 1990
No Score Yet 72% Best of the Best Frank Couzo (Character) $5.9M 1989
14% 50% Three Fugitives Dugan (Character) $40M 1989
87% 86% Field of Dreams Terence Mann (Character) $61.8M 1989
65% 85% Coming to America King Jaffe Joffer (Character) $128.1M 1988
94% 93% Matewan 'Few Clothes' Johnson (Character) $23.9K 1987
No Score Yet 57% Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night Emperor of the Night (Voice) $2.7M 1987
40% 20% Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold Umslopogaas (Character) $2M 1987
47% 55% Gardens of Stone Sgt. Maj."Goody"Nelson (Character) $4.4M 1987
13% 33% Soul Man Professor Banks (Character) $27.3M 1986
No Score Yet 43% My Little Girl Ike Bailey (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet 5% City Limits Albert (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Vegas Strip Wars Jack Madrid (Character) - 1984
82% 94% Return of the Jedi Darth Vader (Voice) $309.3M 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp Genie (Voice) - 1983
64% 74% Conan the Barbarian Thulsa Doom (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet 92% The Flight of Dragons Bryagh/Smrgol (Voice) - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Demon Island Frye (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet 35% The Bushido Blade The Prisoner (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet 9% Blood Tide Frye (Character) - 1981
94% 97% The Empire Strikes Back Darth Vader (voice) (Voice) $291.9M 1980
45% 62% The Last Remake of Beau Geste Sheikh (Character) - 1977
92% 96% Star Wars Darth Vader (voice) (Voice) $345 1977
No Score Yet 83% A Piece of the Action Joshua Burke (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet 45% The Greatest Malcolm X (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened Jr. Morris Bird (Character) - 1977
15% 13% Exorcist II: The Heretic Older Kokumo (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet 40% The River Niger Johnny Williams (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 71% Deadly Hero Rabbit (Character) - 1976
44% 57% Swashbuckler Nick Debrett (Character) - 1976
88% 68% The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings Leon Carter (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 46% The UFO Incident Barney Hill (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet King Lear King Lear (Character) - 1974
50% 91% Claudine Roop (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet 100% Malcolm X Narrator - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Douglass Dilman (Character) - 1971
43% 67% The Great White Hope Jack Jefferson (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet 36% End of the Road Doctor D (Character) - 1970
27% 48% The Comedians Dr. Magiot (Character) - 1967
98% 94% Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Lt. Lothar Zogg (Character) - 1964

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Black Omnibus Host 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rachael Ray Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Great Performances Unknown (Character) 2015
98% 81% Star Wars Rebels Darth Vader (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet PBS NewsHour Weekend Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today Guest 2014 2011
82% 82% The Big Bang Theory James Earl Jones (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlie Rose Guest 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wendy Williams Show Guest 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gayle King Show Guest 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Guest 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live With Regis and Kelly Guest 2010
90% 96% House Dibala (Guest Star) 2009
65% 65% Two and a Half Men James Earl Jones (Guest Star) 2008
93% 95% Everwood Unknown (Guest Star) 2003-2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sesame Street Himself (Guest Star),
Guest
2004 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet According to Jim Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet 84% Will & Grace Himself (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Feast of All Saints Unknown (Character) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Merlin Mountain King (Character) 1998
85% 77% The Simpsons Serak the preparer/Narrator (Guest Voice) 1998 1994 1990
91% No Score Yet Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
93% 94% Frasier Norman Royster (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Touched by an Angel Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mad About You Himself (Guest Voice) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Masterpiece Theatre Unknown (Character) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Unknown (Voice) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Under One Roof Neb Langston (Character) 1995
86% 83% Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
71% No Score Yet Gabriel's Fire Gabriel Bird (Character) 1990-1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Joan Rivers Show Guest 1990-1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Highway to Heaven Gabe Wilson (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Atlanta Child Murders Major Walker (Character) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dick Cavett Show Guest 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's My Line? Guest 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet That Show Guest 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tarzan Nerlan (Guest Star) 1967-1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet East Side/West Side Unknown (Guest Star) 1963

QUOTES FROM James Earl Jones CHARACTERS

Darth Vader says: You are beaten! It is useless to resist. Don't let yourself be destroyed as Obi-Wan did.

Darth Vader says: Impressive........most impressive

Darth Vader says: Impressive........most impressive.

Darth Vader says: I am altering the deal. Pray I don't alter it any further.

Leon Carter, All-Star says: Hey kid, you do this constantly?

Joe says: No Sir. I do this all the time.

Darth Vader says: Indeed you are powerful as the emperor has foreseen.

Scar says: I was on first until that little hair ball was borned.

Scar says: I was on first until that little hair ball was born.

Mufasa says: That hair ball is my son and your future king.

Darth Vader says: No, I am your father!

Darth Vader says: Don't make me destroy you

Darth Vader says: Don't make me destroy you.

Darth Vader says: No, I am your father.

Darth Vader says: You cannot hide forever, Luke.

Luke Skywalker says: I will not fight you.

Darth Vader says: Obi-Wan has taught you well.

Luke Skywalker says: I'll not leave you here. I've got to save you.

Darth Vader says: You already have, Luke.

Mufasa says: And so we are all connected in the great circle of life.

Princess Leia Organa says: Darth Vader. Only you could be so bold. The Imperial Senate will not sit still for this. When they hear you've attacked a--

Darth Vader (voice) says: Don't act so surprised, Your Highness. You weren't on any mercy mission after all. Several transmissions were beamed up to this ship by Rebel spies. I want to know what happened to the plans they sent you.

Princess Leia Organa says: I don't know what you're talking about. I'm a member of the Imperial Senate on a diplomatic mission to Alderaan!

Darth Vader (voice) says: You are part of the Rebel Alliance and a traitor! Taker her away!

Darth Vader says: The Death Star will completed on schedule, my master.

Emperor Palpatine says: You have done well, Lord Vader. And now I sense you wish to continue your search for young Skywalker.

Darth Vader says: Yes, my master.

Emperor Palpatine says: Patience. Soon, he will seek you out and when he does, you must bring him before me. He has grown strong, only together can we turn him to the dark side of the Force.

Darth Vader says: As you wish.

Emperor Palpatine says: Everything is proceeding as I have forseen. (Laughs)

Emperor Palpatine says: Everything is proceeding as I have foreseen. [laughs]

Mufasa says: SIMBA! SIMBA! HELP ME!

Simba says: No! Dad! Just A Little Farther!

Simba says: FATHER!

Kovu says: [Scar's Physical form latches onto simba] GOTCHA!! Trust Me...

Kovu says: (Scar's physical form) HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA!! HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA!!!!

Mufasa says: Simbaaaaaaaaaaaa! [falls from Gorge]

Simba says: NOOOOOOOO! Scar! [Scar transforms into Kovu] Kovu? [Kovu throws simba down after Mufasa]

Kovu says: (Scar's Physical form latches onto simba)GOTCHA!! Trust Me...

Mufasa says: Simbaaaaaaaaaaaa! (Falls from Gorge)

Simba says: NNNNOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!! Scar! (Scar transforms into Kovu) Kovu? (Kovu throws simba down after Mufasa)

Mufasa says: You have forgotten who you are and so have forgotten me. Look inside yourself, Simba. You are more than what you have become.

Mr. Mertle says: So...it seems like you're in trouble

Mr. Mertle says: So...it seems like you're in trouble.

Scotty Smalls says: Yes, Babe Ruth signed that ball

Scotty Smalls says: Yes, Babe Ruth signed that ball.

Mr. Mertle says: George signed this?

Scotty Smalls says: George Herman Ruth? Yes

Scotty Smalls says: George Herman Ruth? Yes.

Mr. Mertle says: I take it back. You're not in trouble, you're dead where you stand.

Mufasa says: Scar! Brother, help me!

Scar says: Long live the king.

Simba says: Noooo!

Darth Vader says: You have controlled your fear. Now, release your anger. Only your hatred can destroy me.

Lt. Lothar Zogg says: Perhaps it might be better, Mr. President, if you were more concerned with the American People than with your image in the history books.

Gen. "Buck" Turgidson says: Perhaps it might be better, Mr. President, if you were more concerned with the American People than with your image in the history books.

Darth Vader says: You cannot hide forever, Luke.

Luke Skywalker says: I will not fight you.

Darth Vader says: Give yourself to the Dark Side. It is the only way you can save your friends. Yes, your thoughts betray you. Your feelings for them are strong. Especially for...sister. So, you have a twin sister. Your feelings have now betrayed her too. Obi-Wan was wise to hide her from me. Now his failure is complete. If you will not turn to the Dark Side, then perhaps she will.

Darth Vader (voice) says: The circle is now complete. When I left you, I was but the learner; now I am the master.

Ray Kinsella says: So what do you want now?

Terence Mann says: I want them to stop looking to me for answers, begging me to speak again, write again, be a leader. I want them to start thinking for themselves. I want my privacy.

Ray Kinsella says: No, I mean, what do you WANT? [gestures to the concession stand they're in front of]

Terence Mann says: Oh. Dog and a beer.

Terence Mann says: I'm going to beat you with a crowbar until you leave.

Ray Kinsella says: You can't do that.

Terence Mann says: There are rules here? No, there are no rules here. [advances with crowbar]

Ray Kinsella says: You're a pacifist!

Terence Mann says: [stops] Shit.

Darth Vader (voice) says: COMMANDER TEAR THIS SHIP APPART AND BRING ME THE PASSENGERS, I WANT HEM ALIVE!!!!

Darth Vader (voice) says: COMMANDER TEAR THIS SHIP APPART AND BRING ME THE PASSENGERS, I WANT HEM ALIVE!

Darth Vader (voice) says: I have you now.

Shoeless Joe Jackson says: "Hey, you wanna come with us?"

Shoeless Joe Jackson says: Hey, you wanna come with us?

Ray Kinsella says: "You mean it?"

Ray Kinsella says: You mean it?

Shoeless Joe Jackson says: "Not you, him."

Shoeless Joe Jackson says: Not you, him.

Ray Kinsella says: "Him?"

Ray Kinsella says: Him?

Terence Mann says: "Come with you?"

Terence Mann says: Come with you?

Shoeless Joe Jackson says: "Out there."

Shoeless Joe Jackson says: Out there.

Terence Mann says: "What is out there?"

Terence Mann says: What is out there?

Shoeless Joe Jackson says: "Come find out."

Shoeless Joe Jackson says: Come find out.

Darth Vader says: I am altering the deal. Pray I don't alter it any further.

Darth Vader says: Calrissian, take the Princess and the Wookie to my ship.

Darth Vader (voice) says: Your powers are weak, old man. You should not have come back.

Darth Vader (voice) says: I've been waiting for you Obi-wan. We meet again at last. The circle is now complete. When I left you, I was but the learner, now I am the master.

Mufasa says: You deliberately disobeyed me. And what's worse, you put nala in danger.

Mufasa says: You deliberately disobeyed me. And what's worse, you put Nala in danger.

Darth Vader says: Apologize accepted, Capt. Needa...

Admiral Ozzel says: Lord Vader, the fleet has moved out of lightspeed and we're preparing to-*agh* [Begins choking]

Darth Vader says: You have failed me for the last time, Admiral. Captain Piett!

Admiral Piett says: Yes my Lord?

Darth Vader says: Make ready to land our troops beyond the energy field, and deploy the fleet so that nothing gets off the system, [as Ozzel's neck is crushed] you are in command now, ADMIRAL Piett.

Admiral Piett says: Thank you, Lord Vader.

Darth Vader says: Luke help me take this mask off.

Luke Skywalker says: But you will die.

Darth Vader says: Nothing can stop that now, just for once let me look at you with my own eyes[Luke takes mask off] now go my son, leave me.

Luke Skywalker says: No your coming with me I'll not leave you here I got to save you.

Darth Vader says: You all ready have Luke, you were right, you were right about me, tell your sister, you were right.

Luke Skywalker says: Father, I won't leave you.

Admiral James Greer says: Now, understand, Commander, that torpedo did not self-destruct. You heard it hit the hull. And I... [showing him his identification] ... was never here.

Supreme Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious says: Lord Vader...can you hear me?

Darth Vader says: Yes...master. Where is Padme? Is she safe? Is...she alright?

Supreme Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious says: It seems, in your anger, you killed her.

Darth Vader says: I-I couldn't have! She was alive...I FELT IT! (Darth Vader breaks off of medical capsule and destroys all droids in the lab)

Darth Vader says: I-I couldn't have! She was alive...I FELT IT! [Darth Vader breaks off of medical capsule and destroys all droids in the lab]

Supreme Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious says: (smiles evilly)

Supreme Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious says: [smiles evilly]

Darth Vader says: NOOOOOO!!!

Darth Vader says: NO!

Kokumo says: If Pazuzu comes for you I will spit a leopard.

Darth Vader says: If he could be turned, he would make a powerful ally.

The Emperor says: Yes...he would make a great asset. Can it be done?

Darth Vader says: He will join us...or die...

Darth Vader (voice) says: Don't get too proud of this technological terror you've constructed. The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the force.

Darth Vader (voice) says: Your lack of faith disturbs me.

Darth Vader (voice) says: You're powers are weak, old man. Obi wan: You can't win , Darth. If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine.

Darth Vader (voice) says: You're powers are weak, old man.

Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi says: You can't win , Darth. If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine.

Moff Jerjerrod says: As I tell you, this space station will be operational as planned!

Darth Vader says: The Emperor does not share your optimistic appraisal of the situation.

Moff Jerjerrod says: But he asked the impossible, I need more men.

Darth Vader says: Then perhaps you can tell him when he arrives!

Moff Jerjerrod says: The Emperor's coming here?

Darth Vader says: That is correct, Commander. And he is most displeased with your apparent lack of progress.

Moff Jerjerrod says: (Nervously) We shall double our efforts!

Moff Jerjerrod says: [nervously] We shall double our efforts!

Darth Vader says: I hope so Commander, for your sake, the Emperor is not as forgiving as I am.

Narrator says: They were the police, jury and executioners, all in one. They were the Judges.

Darth Vader says: No Luke, I AM YOUR FATHER

Darth Vader says: No Luke, I AM YOUR FATHER.

Darth Vader says: No, I AM YOUR FATHER.

Luke Skywalker says: No...thats not true..THATS IMPOSSIBLE!!

Luke Skywalker says: No...thats not true..THATS IMPOSSIBLE!

Darth Vader says: Search your feelings you know it to be true!

Darth Vader says: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!

Darth Vader says: NOOOO!

Darth Vader says: That is the system, and I'm sure Skywalker is with them. Set your course for the Hoth system.

Darth Vader says: No!

Cleo McDowell says: I'll let him know you're here!

King Jaffe Joffer says: No! Do not alert him to my presence! I shall deal with him myself.

Admiral James Greer says: "Mother of God!"

Admiral James Greer says: Mother of God!

Darth Vader says: What is thy bidding, my master?

Darth Vader (voice) says: When I left you, I was, but, a learner. Now, I am the master.

Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi says: Only a master of evil, Darth.

Sarabi says: Your son is awake... (Talking in her sleep)

Sarabi says: Your son is awake. [talking in her sleep]

Mufasa says: Before sunrise, he's your son...(Talking in his sleep)

Mufasa says: Before sunrise, he's your son. [talking in his sleep]

Mufasa says: Remember who you are.

Darth Vader says: Obi-Wan never told you what hapenned to your father?

Darth Vader says: If only you knew the power of the Dark Side. Obi-Wan never told you what happened to your father.

Luke Skywalker says: He told me enough... he told me YOU have killed him!

Luke Skywalker says: He told me enough! He told me YOU killed him!

Darth Vader says: No , i am your father.

Darth Vader says: NO! I am your father.

Mufasa says: Zazu!

Zazu says: Yes, sire?

Mufasa says: Take Nala home. I've got to teach my son a lesson.

Young Simba says: (Ducks down slowly)

Young Simba says: [ducks down slowly]

Zazu says: Come, Nala. Simba, good luck.

Mufasa says: Simba!

Mufasa says: Simba, one day everything the light touches will be yours

Mufasa says: Look, Simba. Everything the light touches is our kingdom.

Darth Vader (voice) says: You are a part of the Rebel Alliance and a traitor!

Darth Vader says: Luke, help me take this mask off.

Darth Vader says: Luke... help me take this mask off.

Luke Skywalker says: But you'll die!

Luke Skywalker says: But you'll die.

Darth Vader says: Nothing can stop that now. Just for once, let me look at you with my own eyes.

Darth Vader says: Nothing... can stop that now. Just for once... let me... look on you with my *own* eyes. [Luke takes off Darth Vader's mask one piece at a time. Underneath, Luke sees the face of a pale, scarred, bald-headed, old man - his father, Anakin. Anakin sadly looks at Luke]

Mufasa says: [above the stampeding wildebeasts] Scar! Brother, help me!

Scar says: [Scar puts his claws into Mufasa's paws] Long live the King. [throws him into the stampede]

Darth Vader says: Don't make me kill you.

Darth Vader says: Don't make me destroy you.

Thulsa Doom says: Steel isn't strong, boy. Flesh is stronger.

Thulsa Doom says: Steel isn't strong, boy, flesh is stronger!

Simba says: Dad?

Mufasa says: Mm?

Simba says: We're pals, right?

Mufasa says: Right.

Simba says: And we will always be together, right?

Mufasa says: Simba, let me tell you that my father told me. Look at the stars. The great kings of the past look down on us from those stars.

Simba says: Really?

Mufasa says: Yes. So whenever you feel alone, just remember, that those kings will always be there to guide you... and so will I.

Mufasa says: Everything you see exist together in a delicate balance. As king, you need to understand that balance, and respect all the creatures, from the crawling ant to leaping antelope.

Simba says: But Dad, don' t we eat the antelope?

Mufasa says: Yes, Simba. But let me explain. When we die, our bodies become with the grass. And the antelope eat the grass. And so, we are all connected in the great Circle of Life.

Darth Vader says: Luke, you can destroy the Emperor. He has foreseen this. It is your destiny. Join me, and together we can rule the galaxy as father and son.

Darth Vader says: Luke, you can destroy the Emperor. He has foreseen this. It is your destiny! Join me, and together, we can rule the galaxy as father and son!

Darth Vader says: All too easy.

Darth Vader says: The force is with you, young Skywalker, but you are not a Jedi yet

Darth Vader says: The force is with you, young Skywalker, but you are not a Jedi yet.

Darth Vader says: Luke. I am your father.

Darth Vader says: No. I am your father.

Darth Vader (voice) says: I find your lack of faith disturbing.

Mufasa says: Simba!

Simba says: Father?

Mufasa says: Simba you've forgotten me.

Simba says: No, how could I?

Mufasa says: You've forgotten who you are so you forgot me, look inside yourself Simba, you are more than what you've become, you must take your place in the cirlce of life.

Simba says: How can I go back? I'm not what I'm suppose to be.

Scar says: Remeber who you are, you are my son and the one true king. Remember who you are.

Mufasa says: Look Simba everything the light touches is our kingdom.

Mufasa says: Look, Simba. Everything the light touches is our kingdom.

Darth Vader (voice) says: I find your lack of faith disturbing.

Darth Vader (voice) says: You are part of the rebel alliance and a traitor! Take her away!

Darth Vader (voice) says: You are part of the Rebel Alliance and a traitor! Take her away!

Darth Vader says: No Luke. I am your father.

Darth Vader says: No, I am your father.

Darth Vader (voice) says: The Force is strong with this one.

Darth Vader says: The force is with you, young Skywalker, but you are not a Jedi yet.

Darth Vader says: No. I am your father.

Darth Vader (voice) says: I have you now!

Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi says: The Force will be with you. always.

Darth Vader (voice) says: The Force will be with you. Always.

Darth Vader says: No Luke. I am your father.

Darth Vader says: No. I am your father.

Luke Skywalker says: That's not true! That's impossible!

Darth Vader says: Search your feeling, you know it to be true.

Darth Vader says: Search your feelings, you know it to be true.

Darth Vader says: You have failed me for the last time.

Darth Vader says: No Luke. I am your father.