PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance.
Rey living on Jakku which is a desert planet was written to mirror the beginnings of the journeys of Anakin and Luke Skywalker. Anakin and Luke both lived on the desert planet Tattooine.
Lor San Tekka:
This will begin to make things right. I've traveled too far and seen too much to ignore the despair in the galaxy. Without the Jedi, there can be no balance in the Force.
Poe Dameron: Well, because of you, now we have a chance. The General's been after this for ...
When the Resistance is making their plan of attack, Finn is standing next to Snap Wexley, then later moves over to stand next to Poe Dameron. But before he does so, there is already a shot of him standing next to Poe edited into the sequence.
The stars that form the backdrop for the end credits are exactly the same stars as in the beginning of the movie.
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