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.
In a real-life parallel to the film Fanboys (2009), Mark Hamill and John Boyega successfully lobbied director J.J. Abrams to allow Star Wars fan Daniel Fleetwood to see the film before official release, as Fleetwood had been diagnosed with terminal cancer, and was not expected to live to see the... ...
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 ...
Before Rey escapes the interrogation room, we see a shot of Kylo Ren storming down the hallway to retrieve her. He is not wearing his hooded cowl in this shot. However, when he enters the room, his cowl is on. In a later sequence, Ren is walking down a corridor to gather storm troopers at an identical angle, again with the cowl removed. It can be implied that the earlier shot was taken from this sequence to add urgency to Rey's escape.
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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