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.
The name of smuggler "Maz Kanata" is very likely a sly nod to "Mas Que Nada", a song popularized in the US by musical group Brasil '66 in the 1960's. In Brazilian Portuguese slang, "mas, que nada" (literally, "but, that [is] nothing") means "no way", "... ...
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 ...
During the attack on the junkyard settlement, Finn, Rey, and BB-8 flee the planet in the Millennium Falcon, which they steal from a junkyard. Despite being in a junkyard and not having flown in years, the ship in unsecured, the ramp is open, it powers up immediately, and the gun/canon on the bottom is charged and ready for use. Being in a junkyard, it is highly unlikely the ship would even be intact, much less immediately ready for flight. And if it were ready for flight, it wouldn't be left open and unsecured for anyone to simply walk in and fly it away, especially on a planet of scavengers.
The first "Thank You" credit (usually dedicated to benefactors of the film or to organizations or locations that gave permission for filming/technical advice/support) is dedicated to "The patient family and friends of the cast and crew."
$247,966,675 (USA) (18 December 2015)
$936,627,416 (USA) (20 May 2016)
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