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.
There are eight actors from the BBC show "Doctor Who" (2005) who appear in this movie: Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso, Warwick Davis as Weeteef Cyubee, Daniel Mays as Tivikand, Sharon Duncan-Brewster as Senator Pamlo, Ariyon Bakare as Blue Four, Paul Kasey as Admiral Raddus, Jimmy Vee as R2-D2, and Spencer Wilding as Darth Vader. Alistair Petrie, who played General Draven,... ...
Lyra Erso: We know.
Galen Erso: Jyn, gather your things. It's time.
In the opening sequence, the Imperial shuttle is flying to Galen's farm to take him back to the Empire, and can be seen flying over Jyn's head as she runs back to the farm to warn her parents. The shuttle knows where Galen lives and presumably flies in a straight line, yet arrives well after Jyn arrives, leaving Jyn plenty of time to talk to her father and be hidden in the cave by her mother.
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'.
£17,261,889 (UK) (18 December 2016)
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