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

Connections

Jump to: Follows (9) | Followed by (5) | Spin-off (1) | References (7) | Referenced in (125) | Featured in (14) | Spoofed in (8)

Follows 

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) (TV Series)
Star Wars Rebels (2014) (TV Series)

Followed by 

Spin-off 

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016) (Video Game)
video game version of motion picture

References 

Phantasm (1979)
Abrams has stated that Phasma was named after the film Phantasm.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
A shot of flying TIE Fighters during the sunset, which copies a similar famous shot of flying helicopters
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Rey enters the abandoned ship the same way Nausicca enters the forest.
Droids (1985) (TV Series)
Kylo Ren and Kybo Ren are villainous characters.
Deadly Friend (1986)
BB-8 is a references to the robot BB.
Clerks (1994)
Dante and Randle argue about the 'Return of the Jedi' and the 'Independent contractors' that must have been on the incomplete 2nd Death Star in the line 'Do you think the average Stormtrooper knows how to plumb a toilet main? All they know is killing in white uniforms' is called back to when Finn reveals his job on Starkiller base was Sanitation
Casino Royale (2006)
One of the Stormtroopers had the designation JB-007. He was played (uncredited) by Daniel Craig, who is the current actor to play James Bond 007 in four movies (so far) starting with Casino Royale.

Referenced in 

South Park: Obama Wins! (2012) (TV Episode)
Disney's acquisition of the franchise is spoofed and the production of the new movie is discussed.
Conan: Star Wars Episode 7: A Cautiously Optimistic Hope (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Youngblood #5/Star Wars 3-D #1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Despite not being a real Star Wars fan, Linkara says he's looking forward to the new movies
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.97 (2013) (TV Episode)
Josh Gad says he would like to be in the film
Saturday Night Live: Justin Timberlake (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth on Weekend Update
Mad: Wreck It Gandalph/The Big Bird Theory (2013) (TV Episode)
In MAD moments, fans express concern over how old the original cast will look in this movie, specifically Yoda.
Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Episode #10.371 (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Jimmy during Harrison Ford's interview.
Parks and Recreation: Article Two (2013) (TV Episode)
Garth says, "I would like to share some ideas I have for J.J. Abrams's seventh chapter in the 'Star Wars' saga."
Honest Trailers: Star Trek (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Episode #10.386 (2013) (TV Episode)
J.J. takes plot suggestions from the audience for Episode VII.
James & Mike Mondays: Odyssey II (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions the new Star Wars movie coming out.
Words with Warwick: Kathleen Kennedy (2013) (TV Episode)
Warwick asks Kathleen how things are going working on Episode VII.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.18 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay asks Harrison Ford if he will be in the film
Sky Midnight News: Episode dated 10 November 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
First open casting news in UK
Studio C: Episode #3.8 (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in a behind the scenes segment
The Big Bang Theory: The Hesitation Ramification (2014) (TV Episode)
Leonard mentions online auditions for the movie.
Boyhood (2014)
Mason and his father debate the possibility of another "Star Wars" movie.
Saturday Night Live: Jonah Hill/Bastille (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth in a Weekend Update story
Parks and Recreation: Anniversaries (2014) (TV Episode)
Ben says, "I have been kind of tense lately just thinking about the new 'Star Wars' sequel."
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 GOOD Things from the Star Wars Prequels (2014) (TV Episode)
Critic shows a make-shift poster and says Disney is having a problem with the movie
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.68 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions Chuy wanting to audition for a part in the movie.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Zolastraya and the Bard #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
"Star Wars: Episode VII makes the bold move of being yet another prequel."
Honest Trailers: Star Wars: Episode 2 - Attack of the Clones (2014) (TV Episode)
"Come on JJ, you can't do any worse than this".
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.17 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the upcoming film in the news segment "TNN - Troldspejlet's nyhedsnetværk" - cast has just been announced
The Comfort Zone: Star Wars & Jewish JJ Abrams (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by E.Z.
The Cinema Snob: Robot Wars (2014) (TV Episode)
"I'm guessing it's whatever crushed Harrison Ford's foot on the set of the new Star Wars movie."
Robot Chicken: Victoria's Secret of NIMH (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Beauty and the Geek Australia: Beauty and the Geek Australia Hits Las Vegas (2014) (TV Episode)
After James Tobin tells the geeks that the beauties they will be paired with were born and bred in the USA, Nick says that it is nearly as big as when they announced the seventh Star Wars movie.
The Graham Norton Show: Benedict Cumberbatch/Miranda Hart/Timothy Spall/Maroon 5 (2014) (TV Episode)
Benedict Cumberbatch mentions visiting the set of this movie
Half in the Bag: Interstellar (2014) (TV Episode)
part of the bootlegged movies that Mr. Plinkett gave to Mike and Jay
Honest Trailers: Maleficent (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Taylor Schilling/Aaron Sorkin/Mike Lawrence (2014) (TV Episode)
In a sketch, a bishop refers to a proposal to rename the persons of the Trinity as Darth Vader, Luke and Obi-Wan Kenobi to capitalize on interest in the next Star Wars movie
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Julianne Moore/Michael Cera/Kid Rock (2014) (TV Episode)
During the Thank You Notes segment, Jimmy mentions that the trailer is debuting exclusively before the new Hobbit movie
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Whoopi Goldberg/Rashida Jones/Tom Colicchio (2014) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue Jimmy mentions that the trailer is debuting exclusively before the new Hobbit movie
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Martin Short/Gabrielle Union/Mary J. Blige (2014) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue, Jimmy mentions that the movie's first teaser was released last Friday
Honest Trailers: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) (TV Episode)
"There has been an awakening? Have you felt it? The Dark Side...and the Light.
Someone Has to Review It!: Year-end Special! (2015) (TV Episode)
Film is mentioned in episode
Blackcatloner: Welcome to 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner reviews the teaser trailer for this movie.
Parks and Recreation: Gryzzlbox (2015) (TV Episode)
Leslie remarks that December 18, 2015, is the opening date for "Star Wars: Episode VII."
Blackcatloner: Super Bowl (2015) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner hopes that the view count for this movie's teaser trailer surpasses that of Fifty Shades of Grey.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Bobby Moynihan/Eugene Levy - Daniel Levy/The Bots (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Venn Diagrams segment
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Helen Mirren/Oscar Isaac/Wale (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy and Oscar Isaac talk about Isaac's upcoming movie, and J.J. Abrams putting Isaac's uncle in the movie as an extra
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Pharrell Williams/Oscar Isaac/Delta Rae (2015) (TV Episode)
Oscar Isaac talks about his upcoming film
How It Should Have Ended: Super Cafe: Batman v Superman - It's On! (2015) (TV Episode)
Superman talks about the movie trailer
Ballot Monkeys: Episode #1.1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Gerry and Obi talk about the film.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Russell Crowe/Seann William Scott/Emily Heller/Jeremy Gara (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions the upcoming film in the Ya Burnt segment
Honest Trailers: Hulk (2003) (2015) (TV Episode)
"Chewie, we're home"
Countdown: Episode #72.78 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nick.
Most Craved: Joss Whedon/Age of Ultron, Star Wars VII Cast, Suicide Squad Cast (2015) (TV Episode)
talking about movie's casting
AniMat's Reviews: Tomorrowland (2015) (TV Episode)
A 2015 Disney hit.
The Greg Gutfeld Show: Episode #1.1 (2015) (TV Episode)
an announcer says that Marco Rubio will watch the film
Eén tegen 100: Episode #15.10 (2015) (TV Episode)
Part of a question
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Danny DeVito/Simon Pegg/George Ezra (2015) (TV Episode)
Simon Pegg mentions that Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) director J.J. Abrams is currently doing the other "Star" movie
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Kristen Wiig/Tituss Burgess/David Simon (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth and David Simon talk about Oscar Isaac's upcoming movie
Rick and Morty: Total Rickall (2015) (TV Episode)
Sleepy Gary: "I hear that they are filming the new Star Wars movie right now"
Tosh.0: Angelo Garcia, He-Man (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Tosh
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Tina Fey/Nick Jonas/Abe Laboriel Jr. (2015) (TV Episode)
Tina Fey mentions that the movie will open the same day as her movie Sisters
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Andy Samberg/Kevin Love/M. Night Shyamalan/Abe Laboriel Jr. (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions that "Force Friday" was the previous week, and says that J.J. Abrams sent him a real lightsaber
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Emily Blunt/Justice Stephen Breyer/The Dead Weather (2015) (TV Episode)
Stephen complains that the movie is premiering a day earlier in the UK
Honest Trailers: Furious 7 (2015) (TV Episode)
Movie is satirically called 'Car Wars: Episode VII'
73 Questions: 73 Questions with Lupita Nyong'o (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned several times.
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Star Wars #2 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned in the opening crawl
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.15 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Brian.
Half in the Bag: 2015 Re-Cap (So Far) (2015) (TV Episode)
referred by Mike as "that Star Wars thing that's coming out"
Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris: Reba (2015) (TV Episode)
Reba talks about the trailer for the movie having just been released.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 21 October 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Most Craved: Hellevator, Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer (2015) (TV Episode)
Discussing new trailer
Undateable: A Truth Hug Walks Into a Bar (2015) (TV Episode)
Movie trailer mentioned
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVI (2015) (TV Episode)
In "Homerzilla", Comic Book Guy mentions he bought a ticket to save a seat for the next Star Wars film.
Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris: Kelly Ripa (2015) (TV Episode)
Neil mentions the movie by name.
Honest Trailers: Inside Out (2015) (TV Episode)
Narrator quotes the trailer
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Allison Janney/Hunter Parrish/Men in Blazers/Jon Theodore (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions the movie in the Teen Slang segment
A Shocking Revelation (2015) (Short)
The character BB-8 is featured at the end.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Elizabeth Banks/Jon Glaser/Tim McGraw (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions the upcoming movie in the NFL Superlatives segment
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Seth Rogen/Leslie Odom Jr./Travis Scott/Emily Armstrong (2015) (TV Episode)
A picture of BB-8 is shown during the segment A Closer Look
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Rooney Mara/Jesse Tyler Ferguson/Justin Bieber (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions the upcoming release
Honest Trailers: Star Wars (2015) (TV Episode)
New Stormtrooper helmet seen in Jay & Silent Bob segment
The Big Bang Theory: The Platonic Permutation (2015) (TV Episode)
Leonard writes in his online journal about the impending release of the movie.
Saturday Night Live: Matthew McConaughey/Adele (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Star Wars auditions sketch.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kelly Ripa/Adele (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy comments on the upcoming movie
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Queen Latifah/Rashida Jones/Chef Daniel Humm (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy as he announces J.J. Abrams as the following Monday's guest
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Adam Driver/Brett Favre/Lenny Clarke/Fallonventions (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam Driver discusses his new movie, and Jimmy shows three stills of Kylo Ren
Most Craved: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) (TV Episode)
In-depth look of upcoming Star Wars film
Saturday Night Live: Ryan Gosling/Leon Bridges (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned on Weekend Update.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Shaquille O'Neal/Judith Light/Mike O'Brien (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he announces Adam Driver as an upcoming guest
Half in the Bag: Krampus (2015) (TV Episode)
one of the bootlegged VHS movies that Mr. Plinkett hands over to Jay and Mike
Fair City: Episode #26.192 (2015) (TV Episode)
Ellie wanted to see the film in the cinema.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Amy Poehler/Kevin Nealon (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy asks Amy Poehler if her sons are going to see the movie, and Poehler comments on her new movie opening the same day
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 9 December 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Adam Driver/Jesse Plemons/Aretha Franklin (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam Driver talks about his new movie
The Graham Norton Show: Kurt Russell/Tina Fey/Josh Widdicombe/Sia (2015) (TV Episode)
Tina Fey talks about her movie Sisters (2015) opening on the same day as this movie
Saturday Night Live: Chris Hemsworth/Chance The Rapper (2015) (TV Episode)
Various Star Wars toys and action figures mentioned by name in fake toy ad
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Tina Fey/Dane DeHaan/Kenny Rogers (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions that astronauts on the space station will see the movie
The Cinema Snob: The Star Wars Holiday Special (2015) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions the new Star Wars movie coming out
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Mark Wahlberg/Bill Burr/Sheryl Crow (2015) (TV Episode)
Cast members and The Roots perform music from the original movie
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jennifer Lawrence/Kurt Russell/Fred Noe/Ilan Rubin (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth comments on fans camping out for the premiere
Honest Trailers: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in quoted user comments
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Will Ferrell/Alicia Vikander/Twenty One Pilots (2015) (TV Episode)
Arthur Meyer mispronounces the title while asking people about the new Star Wars movie
The Big Bang Theory: The Opening Night Excitation (2015) (TV Episode)
The guys are planning to see the movie.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Bruce Springsteen/Jeffrey Tambor/Chris Stapleton (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy comments on the movie premiering that night, and Star Wars Raps is the week's hashtag theme
Late Night with Seth Meyers: The Cast of Sisters/Ilan Rubin (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions the new movie in the Teen Slang segment, and the cast of Sisters uses action figures to comment on competing with the movie on their opening weekend
Countdown: Episode #73.117 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nick.
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.45 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jesse.
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.46 (2015) (TV Episode)
Robbie tells Patricia that he saw the movie.
Midnight Screenings: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 18 December 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
film is discussed
Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler/Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (2015) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during Tina and Amy's monologue and Bronx Beat
Most Craved: (SPOILERS) Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review (2015) (TV Episode)
Reviewing of movie
The Cinema Snob: The Top 10 Cinema Snob Moments of 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions everybody is still seeing this movie
Nostalgia Critic: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Atop the Fourth Wall: Another 15 Missed Opportunities of AT4W (2015) (TV Episode)
Linkara mentions that Neutro should've been in this movie
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jennifer Hudson/Jennifer Jason Leigh/Zella Day/Matt Sorum (2016) (TV Episode)
Seth talks about seeing the movie with his family, and BB-8 is mentioned in the Venn Diagrams segment
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Samuel L. Jackson/The Kids in the Hall/Sana Amanat/Matt Sorum (2016) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions the new Star Wars movie
Blackcatloner: Best of 2015 and a Happy New Year (2016) (TV Episode)
Movie is reviewed.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Billy Joel/J.K. Simmons (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy during the NFL Superlatives segment
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 6 January 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Ranked #21 in the list of the all-time top-grossing movies in the USA, adjusted for inflation, read by Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic.
Blackcatloner: Movie Madness (2016) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner is thrilled that this movie is now the highest-grossing film of all time in the U.S. Also Blackcatloner selected this as #3 on his all-time favorite movies list.
Ashens: Galaxy Wars - Bootleg Star Wars Figures (2016) (TV Episode)
Ashens discusses an assortment of action figures based on the movie. Also, Poe Dameron is referenced.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 January 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Saturday Night Live: Adam Driver/Chris Stapleton (2016) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during the monologue and Weekend Update.
The Graham Norton Show: Episode #18.16 (2016) (TV Episode)
Graham mentions _Ride Along 2 (2015)_ knocked this movie of the #1 spot
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Star Wars #3 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned in the opening crawl

Featured in 

Saturday Night Live: James Franco/Nicki Minaj (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips from teaser trailer edited into fake Force Awakens trailer
Nostalgia Critic: Why Is Nothing Original Anymore? (2015) (TV Episode)
among sequels coming out in 2015
Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) (TV Movie)
Clip from the trailer shown
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: J.J. Abrams/P!nk/The Flaming Lips (2015) (TV Episode)
J.J. Abrams introduces a portion of the trailer for his movie
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Harrison Ford/Seth MacFarlane/JoJo (2015) (TV Episode)
Harrison Ford introduces a portion of the trailer for his movie
Star Wars at the BBC (2015) (TV Short)
A clip is shown.
One Hit Wonderland: Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band by Meco (2015) (TV Episode)
Todd mentions the new film and clips are shown.
The Saturday Show: Episode #1.8 (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Minnie Stephenson's TV and film review segment.
Half in the Bag: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Star Wars: Greatest Moments (2015) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Nostalgia Critic: Tangled vs. Frozen (2016) (TV Episode)
Critic talks about its hype and mega popularity

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Steal This Episode (2014) (TV Episode)
"Cosmic Wars VII: A New Take"
Studio C: Episode #4.6 (2014) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Star Wars VII" behind-the-scenes sketch
Saturday Night Live: James Franco/Nicki Minaj (2014) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in fake Force Awakens teaser trailer
Terrible Old Games: The Book Awakens (2015) (Short)
A trailer is directly parodied.
Inter Star Wars: The Awaking Force (2015)
Many scenes from this movie are parody on scenes from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens".
Nostalgia Critic: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) (TV Episode)
the entire review is a spoof of the movie
Saturday Night Live: Adam Driver/Chris Stapleton (2016) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Undercover Boss: Starkiller Base sketch

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

Contribute to This Page