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.
Thor is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, and must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, which is at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela.
After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy a more powerful Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.
Three years into the Clone Wars, the Jedi rescue Palpatine from Count Dooku. As Obi-Wan pursues a new threat, Anakin acts as a double agent between the Jedi Council and Palpatine and is lured into a sinister plan to rule the galaxy.
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
Rian Johnson was offered the chance to direct the next film in the saga, Star Wars: Episode IX (2019) based on executive reactions to early versions of this film. Johnson turned down the offer due to the film's tight production schedule. Lucasfilm then offered him a three picture deal to create his own trilogy set in the "Star Wars" universe. See more »
In the first shot of the scene where Luke talks to R2D2 on the Millennium Falcon, R2D2's head turns towards Luke. In the next reverse shot it is still facing away, then turns around again in the next shot. See more »
So we all know that TFA was just a rehash of a New Hope but on steroids. Well trust me, what JJ didn't steal for that film Rian Johnson stole for this one. There is practically nothing in this film that wasn't lifted directly from one of the other movies. When they do try to be original its an utter disaster.
Leia in space - this doesn't even deserve comment.
The longest, most boring car chase in space ever - I mean this thing just goes on and on and on, and even though they made a point of saying the cruiser was too far away for the weapons to do damage. Every time they gave a long shot of the pursuit, they were firing at them????
Dumb humour - Right from the very beginning there was a never ending torrent of the dumbest attempts at humour I've seen. It just doesn't belong in Star Wars.
I could go on for days about what is wrong with this film but I won't. It doesn't deserve the effort.
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