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

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Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Defected stormtrooper Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.

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J.J. Abrams
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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 62 wins & 125 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harrison Ford ... Han Solo
Mark Hamill ... Luke Skywalker
Carrie Fisher ... Princess Leia
Adam Driver ... Kylo Ren
Daisy Ridley ... Rey
John Boyega ... Finn
Oscar Isaac ... Poe Dameron
Lupita Nyong'o ... Maz Kanata
Andy Serkis ... Supreme Leader Snoke
Domhnall Gleeson ... General Hux
Anthony Daniels ... C-3PO
Max von Sydow ... Lor San Tekka
Peter Mayhew ... Chewbacca
Gwendoline Christie ... Captain Phasma
Joonas Suotamo ... Chewbacca Double

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The Star Wars universe is ever-expanding, and so is the list of actors who were almost a part of it. Here's who missed out on wielding a lightsaber.

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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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Coming to your galaxy this winter. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Like all six prior films, the phrase "I have a bad feeling about this" or similar is spoken, this time by Han Solo when the Rathtars are set loose. In release order, the line was also spoken by Luke Skywalker ("I have a very bad feeling about this") and Han ("I got a bad feeling about this") in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Leia in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), C-3PO and Han ("I have a really bad feeling about this") in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002), and Obi-Wan in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005). See more »

Goofs

When Rey first meets BB-8 there are many footprints in the sand going towards it. When they walk back to the fallen AT-AT, the distance is far greater and Rey's footprints have disappeared. 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 »

Alternate Versions

IMAX releases presented the five-minute sequence in which Rey and Finn escape Jakku in the Millennium Falcon (which was shot with IMAX 70mm cameras) in an opened aspect ratio compared to the rest of the film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Reviews: Tomorrowland (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Dobra Doompa
Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and J.J. Abrams
Produced and Performed by Shag Kava
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The Fantasy Of A Treasury Department
27 January 2019 | by Abdul-TrumpSee all my reviews

If you want to experience a treasury department's fantasy, this is it!! :) For that it made money lots of it. The acting is even pretty bad, given that the writing is clumsy.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Wars: The Force Awakens See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$245,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$247,966,675, 20 December 2015

Gross USA:

$936,662,225

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,068,223,624
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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