PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Defected stormtrooper Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Simon Pegg (Unkar Plutt) once showed his then 3-year-old daughter Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). When she saw Yoda for the first time, she was instantly fascinated by his presence and after a moment she said "Daddy, he's real!". This was because at the time, she only knew the computer animated version of Yoda and not the original puppet. According to Pegg, his daughter's response moved him to tears. He later told that story to his friend J.J. Abrams, years before he was about to direct this movie. When Abrams met with the executives of Lucasfilm and Disney, he told them Pegg's story, which influenced the aesthetic of this and any subsequent Star Wars movie greatly. Abrams suggested the use of real sets, puppetry and practical effects in order to be closer to style of the original trilogy. One day, when Pegg took a visit to the Pinewood Studios during production, he was recognized by a puppeteer who said "Hey, you're the guy whose daughter saved Star Wars!".
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 ...
When Chewbacca's wound is being tended to at the Resitance base, Doctor Kalonia holds a healing field generator device over his chest with her right arm, except in the final shot of the sequence, when it is suddenly in her left.
The stars that form the backdrop for the end credits are exactly the same stars as in the beginning of the movie.
The end credits music is slightly different on the Blu-Ray version of the film - we get to hear a bit more of Rey's theme than what we heard in the theatrical version.
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