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Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

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Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.

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Rian Johnson

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Rian Johnson, George Lucas (based on characters created by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Hamill ... Luke Skywalker / Dobbu Scay
Carrie Fisher ... Leia Organa
Adam Driver ... Kylo Ren
Daisy Ridley ... Rey
John Boyega ... Finn
Oscar Isaac ... Poe Dameron
Andy Serkis ... Snoke
Lupita Nyong'o ... Maz Kanata
Domhnall Gleeson ... General Hux
Anthony Daniels ... C-3PO
Gwendoline Christie ... Captain Phasma
Kelly Marie Tran ... Rose Tico
Laura Dern ... Vice Admiral Holdo
Benicio Del Toro ... DJ
Frank Oz ... Yoda (voice)
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Storyline

Jedi Master in hiding Luke Skywalker unwillingly attempts to guide young hopeful Rey in the ways of the force, while Leia, former princess turned general, attempts to lead what is left of the Resistance away from the ruthless tyrannical grip of the First Order. Written by Danny Moniz

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$220,009,584, 17 December 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$620,181,382

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,332,539,889
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

After first completing the arduous 600-foot climb on Ireland's Skellig Michael island, Mark Hamill had hoped that he could avoid having to repeat the trek for additional scenes if he could somehow remain on the summit overnight, thus forfeiting the luxury of room service at his hotel. He suggested sleeping in a tent and 'staying in character.' However, after some inquiries were made with the Irish authorities, he was told by producer Kathleen Kennedy that he was not permitted to pitch a tent because the location is a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site. See more »

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It is stated that Snoke turned Kylo Ren to the dark side while he learned at Luke's Jedi academy (probably through the Force visions Snoke later uses to lure Rey to his ship). Snoke was clearly a threat back then, being a dark side Force user, yet there is no mention about any attempt to stop him previously. Clarification: It is established in Star Wars canon that powerful Dark Side users can use the Force to obscure their presence and their actions from other Force-users. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Resistance Evacuation Officer: We're not clear yet. There are still 30 pallets of cannon shells in C bunker.
Lieutenant Connix: Forget the munitions, there's no time. Just get everyone on the transports.
[Star Destroyers appear]
Lieutenant Connix: Oh, no.
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The Long Goodbye
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Will never pay to see Star wars again
21 April 2018 | by carswellkennethSee all my reviews

This Film, was so off in so many ways, as a Star Wars movie Fan (not books) you will wonder what they were smoking. You will also feel insulted that the Characters you once knew are bent out of shape in odd ways. If you cant sit thourgh it twice you will literally start mothing "why" at loads of scenes.

1 Its not star wars, or at least the same star wars we know. Luke Skywalker was written by someone who has never watched the films.

2 Humor is awfully forced, Marvel does it good. Dont try and copy, it does not suit the tone of the film. So many times you will be taken out of the escapisim of the film and go what the hell was that?!

3 Plot holes everywhere. The ending screams WHY THE HELL DIDNT YOU DO THAT IN THE FIRST PALCE!

4 Rey... UTTER MARY SUE. Literally the best jedi the universe with literally no training. Its story breaking and annoying to watch. In the end you will dislike the character, because its like rubbing sandpaper on your brain.

If you want a real world view and not critics that have spammed the love button on this film, you need to head to rotten tomatoes to see that its in the 40-49% bracket with real viewers. Its not any where near its current IMDB rating. If i were nice i'd give it a 5 out of 10, simply due to its polish.

It certinly is less than average as a film the only thing keeping it near average is its excellent sound and visuals. Also adam Driver is excellent, shame the film around it makles no sense. It has the Lucas arts polish thats for sure.

The rest of it is a stinking mess, insultingly so. As a result I will literally never pay to watch another Star wars universe film until Rhian Johnson and Kathleen Kennedy are sacked.

Ill vote with my money, where it hurts.


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