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Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

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Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance.

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30 years after the defeat of Darth Vader and the Empire, Rey, a scavenger from the planet Jakku, finds a BB-8 droid that knows the whereabouts of the long lost Luke Skywalker. Rey, as well as a rogue stormtrooper and two smugglers, are thrown into the middle of a battle between the Resistance and the daunting legions of the First Order. Written by Noah White

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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence | See all certifications »

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18 December 2015 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$247,966,675 (USA) (18 December 2015)

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$908,644,964 (USA) (11 February 2016)
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Trivia

Carrie Fisher lost 35 pounds to get back in shape as Princess Leia. See more »

Goofs

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. See more »

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[first lines]
Lor San Tekka: This will begin to make things right.
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The stars that form the backdrop for the end credits are exactly the same stars as in the beginning of the movie. See more »

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Dobra Doompa
Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and J.J. Abrams
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Oh, my god!
30 January 2016 | by (London) – See all my reviews

No vision, no villain, no acting, no script, no imagination, no 'Star Wars' wisdom, no music. In a word - NO-Movie. There are movies that you watch and you forget about them on the next day. This is not the case. This movie you forget in the next hour and you never want to remember about it. And what is even worse I don't think that they can turn the game in the sequels with this casting. The only good things in the movie were BB-8 and that it finished. If they rename it to "Teenage Star Wars" than it could make scene. And let someone that really cares to make the Start Wars move that each generation deserve. Never, ever have seen such a misleading rating.


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