Return of the Jedi was released in 1983 and I took my lunch to school in a metal Return of the Jedi lunch box. This would be my second to last lunch box I owned (the last being an Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom one from 1984, I was 9). You can note the beating the lunch box went through in the pictures provided. Metal lunch boxes. Who would have thought so much of a child’s school year would be decided on what kind of lunch box or trapper keeper to bring to school for the year. Such decisions shouldn’t be placed on a grammar school child.