Arguably the best episode of the entire Star Wars franchise, The Empire Strikes Back will make its way back to the big screen when it's shown at the Historic Paramount Theater in Abilene.

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After the Rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued across the galaxy by Darth Vader and bounty hunter Boba Fett.


When will The Empire Strikes Back be shown at the Paramount Theater in Abilene?

You can catch this epic saga at the Paramount on Friday, February 11th, and Saturday, February 12th. Showtime for both nights is 7:30 pm.

This movie will be shown on Valentine's Day weekend and we all know you don't want to get out on a Monday, so take your date to see this movie. You're almost guaranteed to be the best Valentine ever when you do this. Besides, the Paramount Theater is probably the most romantic place you can take a date in the entire Big Country.

How do I purchase tickets in advance?

You can purchase tickets for all Paramount shows on their website Adult tickets for this show are only $7 while senior/child/military/student tickets are only $6.

You won't find movie theater prices like that anywhere.

We've also got a shot for you to win a pair of tickets and a large bag of popcorn:

This contest ends at noon on Wednesday, February 9th, so make sure you get entered asap for your shot at the freebies.

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