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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (original title)
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Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Stormtrooper defector Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Han Solo
... Luke Skywalker
... Princess Leia
... Kylo Ren
... Rey
... Finn
... Poe Dameron
... Maz Kanata
... Supreme Leader Snoke
... General Hux
... C-3PO
... Lor San Tekka
... Chewbacca
... Captain Phasma
... Chewbacca Double
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Storyline

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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The force is calling to you. Just let it in. See more »


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

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Release Date:

18 December 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Star Wars: The Force Awakens  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$245,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$247,966,675, 20 December 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$936,662,225

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,068,178,225
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Han refers to Jakku as a "junkyard". Watch carefully as Rey and Finn are running for the quad jumper. Look over Rey's left shoulder. In the background, is a device that looks like the Rebel generator from Hoth in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). See more »

Goofs

When Poe Dameron is passed out in the interrogation chair and he awakens, he has a small open wound on his right cheek. As the scene progress with the interrogation by Kylo Ren, this wound heals up quickly. It is almost gone by the time he gets to the Tie-Fighter. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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 long time.
Lor San Tekka: Oh, the General? To me, she is royalty.
Poe Dameron: Well, she certainly is that.
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Crazy Credits

The stars that form the backdrop for the end credits are exactly the same stars as in the beginning of the movie. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Blackcatloner: 2014- A Look Back (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Rey Meets BB-8
Written by John Williams
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The dangers of capitalism
29 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

The reboot of Star Wars by remake expert JJ Abrams rightly earnt him the nickname Jar Jar Abrams (because even George Lucas is not innocent in all of this having cashed in to the Disney nasty corporate remake empire). Yet, the biggest problem lies with capitalism and the need to constantly trick people out of their money with products that are low on quality and huge in marketing, quality be darned.

People, wake up and smell the roses outside in the real world. It is far more enjoyable than paying for these corporate products by goofs like Jar Jar and his treasury bosses.

PS: Next time get a pretty girl to run around in your movies. At least, that is something.


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