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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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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

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

The possibility of Hayden Christensen reprising his role, as Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader, was considered during pre-production. Art conceptions were created before the script was finished. It is also rumored he might also reprise the role in future Star Wars films or in the anthology film Rogue One (2016). See more »

Goofs

When Han Solo and Kylo Ren are on the platform, Kylo hands his lightsaber to Han with the saber side to Kylo's right. In the next shot of the saber, the blade side is to Kylo's left. 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 first "Thank You" credit (usually dedicated to benefactors of the film or to organizations or locations that gave permission for filming/technical advice/support) is dedicated to "The patient family and friends of the cast and crew." See more »


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The Scavenger
Written by John Williams
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JJ Abrams And Disney Are Slime

In Episode VI Han was a general and a victor. The rebellion had won and the galaxy was restored to the good, to justice and hope. Enter Episode VII: Han is a smuggler again who is hiding and being chased by a couple of thugs and the rebellion has not won and is a gang of vagabond fighters hiding on a remote planet. That does not make sense and JJ Abrams and Disney are just too ignorant. Way too ignorant. Bonus: a death star with the same inherent flaw and a message in a robot by someone who doesn't want to be found, but left a map!?!? Ha!?!?


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