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Rogue One (2016)

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The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.

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All looks lost for the Rebellion against the Empire as they learn of the existence of a new super weapon, the Death Star. Once a possible weakness in its construction is uncovered, the Rebel Alliance must set out on a desperate mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. The future of the entire galaxy now rests upon its success. Written by Ryan Cullmann

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A rebellion built on hope. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of sci-fi violence and action | See all certifications »

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16 December 2016 (USA)  »

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Star Wars: Rogue One  »

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$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$155,091,681 (USA) (16 December 2016)

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$501,898,446 (USA) (16 January 2017)
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Trivia

Anthony Daniels was reportedly disgruntled that Alan Tudyk was allowed to play K-2SO in the relative comfort of a motion-capture suit, whereas Daniels had to endure years of discomfort and injuries in the C-3PO costume. This tension came to a head when Daniels cursed at Tudyk after Rogue One's premiere. Tudyk later joked that a "F*** you" from Daniels was one of the highest compliments he had ever received. See more »

Goofs

When Krennic is talking with Galen in the opening scene, we see a young Jyn sneak up to within a few meters of where they are, but in the opening wide angle shot, we see that the belt of green vegetation is actually quite narrow and is surrounded by relatively flat and open terrain. See more »

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K-2SO: Do you want to know the odds of her using that blaster on you?
Cassian Andor: Let's get going
K-2SO: It's high. It's very high.
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Whoever didn't love episode 7 for any reason. This is your movie.
14 December 2016 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

What a ride. This review will be filled with hyperbole, but I won't apologize.

I saw and enjoyed Star Wars: Episode 7 a lot. It wasn't perfect, but it was good, and got me back into Star Wars mode again. Rogue One, however, surprised me in probably being the best Star Wars movie produced in this millennia, and I'm being serious.

First of all, manage your expectations. Rogue One isn't a new type of cinema experience, or unique. It's also a prequel, so the story has somewhere specific it has to end up.

With that in mind, Gareth Edward's movie is pretty close to an instant classic, in my opinion. It doesn't rush along, but give us ample time to get some sense of characters and locations. It doesn't dwell on exposition, other through character, and actual plot.

This is the story about how the rebel alliance acquired the plans for the death star, and it manages to give the plot and characters in A New Hope more meaning, and gravitas.

It's hard to tell why it's so good without spoiling a story that was such a delight to experience unspoiled, so I'll sum it up really, really short:

The only negative things I have to say about Rogue One, is that two CGI characters were 99% perfect instead of 100%. That's actually the reason I withhold my last star out of 10. It'll make sense after you've seen the movie. Other than that, this is everything I hoped for, and then some.


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