PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
As a new threat to the galaxy rises, Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, an ex-stormtrooper, must join Han Solo and Chewbacca to search for the one hope of restoring peace.
The name of smuggler "Maz Kanata" is very likely a sly nod to "Mas Que Nada", a song popularized in the U.S. by Brasil '66 in the 1960s. In Brazilian Portuguese slang, "mas, que nada" (literally, "but, that is nothing") means "no way", "whatever", or "yeah, right!"
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 a...
When Finn and Poe escape from the Empire ship in a TIE fighter, Finn mentions flying to another planet before being shot down. It is said in another Star Wars movie that the TIE fighter is "a short-range fighter" and cannot travel far from resources (ship/base).
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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