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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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Let the Past Die See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

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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

Budget:

$317,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$220,009,584, 17 December 2017

Gross USA:

$620,181,382

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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

Luke Skywalker refers to a lightsaber as a "laser sword." The only other character in the saga to do so was Anakin Skywalker in Episode I. See more »

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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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Crazy Credits

Chewbacca Consultant: Peter Mayhew See more »

Alternate Versions

The home video releases (both physical and digital) include a version with an isolated score. It is accessible through the Movies Anywhere app. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Best of the Worst: Our VHS Collection (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

The Long Goodbye
from The Long Goodbye (1973)
Written by Johnny Mercer, John Williams
Arranged by John Williams (uncredited)
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I Think It Was Boring
15 July 2018 | by xufqzxgm-45078See all my reviews

They are making too many movies, I think. The story is uninteresting, the acting is somehow weak. It seems a little unsure or perhaps the actors are reacting to a poor script. I have watched all the new Star Wars so far and I don't feel like watching anymore because to be honest with myself they are uninteresting. There are better movies out there or I can just do other stuff.


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