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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

The scene where Finn meets Rose was rewritten during production. Originally, Rose was very suspicious of Finn. Kelly Marie Tran's energy convinced Rian Johnson that the scene would be better if Rose admired Finn. See more »

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When Rey arrived at Snoke's ship, Kylo Ren noticeably has a visible mustache and a small beard on his chin. It was not in the previous scene (shirtless scene) or the next scene in the throne room. See more »

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[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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"Godspeed" ?!?
20 April 2018 | by Grey_is_OKSee all my reviews

This constitutes the MIDDLE FILM of a trilogy?!? More like the middle finger given to a multi-generational fandom!

I was so shocked after enduring The Last Jedi in the theater that it took me days to wrap my mind around what I had just experienced. I felt like I owed an apology to my child for subjecting them to it.

All that build-up to Luke's triumphant return...all for naught.

4 months later and we're still not given an explanation for why that film was given a "pass" as the logical, legitimate extension of The Force Awakens.

In fact, this review could be summed up thusly: The Last Jedi is illogical and illegitimate.

It will NEVER be--in my opinion--a Star Wars film. And in spite of his noble effort (Mark Hamill's) that will never be the true Luke Skywalker.

Every single character, including the remarkable Rey, was retooled and distorted nearly beyond recognition.

Clearly the actors for the new characters (Rose, Holdo and DJ) we're saying "woohoo I get to be in a Star Wars movie!" Too bad they were handed the flimsiest and most soulless script imaginable.

In my imagination it is Rian Johnson's flimsy script that Luke chucks over his shoulder, NOT his father's lightsaber.

Star Wars is dead to me. Long live Marvel--something to actually look forward to at least.


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