PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.
George Lucas loved the film so much that director Gareth Edwards posted on his Twitter feed, [sic] "It was the most important review to me he's kind of like God, I will take that conversation to my grave, his opinion means the world to me."
Lyra Erso: We know.
Galen Erso: Jyn, gather your things. It's time.
During the space battle over Scarif, in one shot of Gold Leader's Y-Wing cockpit, the edge of the Death Star's equatorial trench can be seen through the back window of the cockpit behind him. This is reused footage from the rebel attack on the Death Star from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope.
Hidden in the credits is the title "Keeper of the Holocron." A Holocron is a cube-like artifact used by the Jedi to store information that were first mentioned in the Dark Horse comic book series 'Dark Empire. On the official Star Wars site Leland Chee was in charge of continuity and received the honorary title of 'Keeper of the Holocron'.
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