PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Stormtrooper defector Finn and spare parts scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.
This is the first movie where Han Solo appears using Chewbacca's bowcaster.
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 ...
Han and Rey talk about how quickly the Millennium Falcon can make the Kessel Run. Rey thought that it managed it in 14 parsecs and Han corrects her to 12. In fact, a parsec is a unit of distance equal to approximately 31 trillion kilometers, and not a measure of time. The Kessel Run is actually a smugglers route with a distance of 18 parsecs, for the sake of avoiding imperial checkpoints. Han managed to shorten the route in distance down to 12 parsecs risking getting caught.
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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