3. The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The Deleted Scene: As Leia tends to Luke in the medical centre, the boy wonder openly laments how he might never get the chance to tell Leia how he feels. A kiss looks imminent before those bungling droids show up to ruin it.
If They Had Left It In: It emphasises the pair’s mutual longing, and would have built up the drama of the eventual kiss still further…
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