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Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

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The surviving members of the resistance face the First Order once again, and the legendary conflict between the Jedi and the Sith reaches its peak bringing the Skywalker saga to its end.

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J.J. Abrams

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carrie Fisher ... Leia Organa (archive footage)
Mark Hamill ... Luke Skywalker
Adam Driver ... Kylo Ren
Daisy Ridley ... Rey
John Boyega ... Finn
Oscar Isaac ... Poe Dameron
Anthony Daniels ... C-3PO
Naomi Ackie ... Jannah
Domhnall Gleeson ... General Hux
Richard E. Grant ... General Pryde
Lupita Nyong'o ... Maz Kanata
Keri Russell ... Zorii Bliss
Joonas Suotamo ... Chewbacca
Kelly Marie Tran ... Rose Tico
Ian McDiarmid ... Emperor Palpatine
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Storyline

While the First Order continues to ravage the galaxy, Rey finalizes her training as a Jedi. But danger suddenly rises from the ashes as the evil Emperor Palpatine mysteriously returns from the dead. While working with Finn and Poe Dameron to fulfill a new mission, Rey will not only face Kylo Ren once more, but she will also finally discover the truth about her parents as well as a deadly secret that could determine her future and the fate of the ultimate final showdown that is to come. Written by Blazer346

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Wars: Episode IX See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$177,383,864, 22 December 2019

Gross USA:

$485,623,801

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,005,323,801
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

In November 25, 2019, it was reported that a script for this film was leaked on the Internet. An actor (later revealed to be John Boyega by his own admission) had reportedly kept the script under their bed after changing apartments. After somebody was cleaning the place and found the script, the person attempted to sell it on eBay. Director J.J. Abrams confirmed that Disney and Lucasfilm bought the script back. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the final battle, the armada of Star Destroyers float above Exegol without any obvious downward thrust. Resistance ships are able to fly beneath them, uninterrupted by any force that is keeping them in the air, despite the planet obviously having a gravitational pull similar to that of Earth, judging by the manner in which Rey and Palpatine walk on its surface. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Emperor Palpatine: At last. Snoke trained you well.
Kylo Ren: I killed Snoke. I'll kill you.
Emperor Palpatine: My boy, I made Snoke. I have been every voice...
Snoke: ..you have ever heard..
Darth Vader: ...inside your head.
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Original 'Star Wars' Themes and Compositions
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Composed, Arranged and Conducted by John Williams
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Probably the last time I went to the cinema for a SW movie
22 December 2019 | by balazs-gergely-szilagyiSee all my reviews

Where the Mandalorian feels like somebody taking their own beloved Star Wars fantasy and putting it on screen, this feels like a marketing product. While the direction is enjoyable, the actors are doing a great job, the writing and the story is just checking boxes.

Retcon what the fans hated in the last movie? Done. Callbacks to the originals? Done. Cute new animals and droid for toys to sell? Done. New stormtrooper looks for game skins? Done. Are we blowing up random planets? Sure...

Best to get your SW fix from the expanded universe stuff. Pehaps where the company didn't spend a billion dollars on marketing, there's still room for a kid to look over the setting alien suns of his planet and dream of something more.


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