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Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

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The surviving members of the resistance face the First Order once again, and the legendary conflict between the Jedi and the Sith reaches its peak bringing the Skywalker saga to its end.

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J.J. Abrams

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carrie Fisher ... Leia Organa (archive footage)
Mark Hamill ... Luke Skywalker
Adam Driver ... Kylo Ren
Daisy Ridley ... Rey
John Boyega ... Finn
Oscar Isaac ... Poe Dameron
Anthony Daniels ... C-3PO
Naomi Ackie ... Jannah
Domhnall Gleeson ... General Hux
Richard E. Grant ... General Pryde
Lupita Nyong'o ... Maz Kanata
Keri Russell ... Zorii Bliss
Joonas Suotamo ... Chewbacca
Kelly Marie Tran ... Rose Tico
Ian McDiarmid ... Emperor Palpatine
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Storyline

While the First Order continues to ravage the galaxy, Rey finalizes her training as a Jedi. But danger suddenly rises from the ashes as the evil Emperor Palpatine mysteriously returns from the dead. While working with Finn and Poe Dameron to fulfill a new mission, Rey will not only face Kylo Ren once more, but she will also finally discover the truth about her parents as well as a deadly secret that could determine her future and the fate of the ultimate final showdown that is to come. Written by Blazer346

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Wars: Episode IX See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$275,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$177,383,864, 22 December 2019

Gross USA:

$515,202,542

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,074,144,248
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Released on December 20, 2019 in the USA. Episodes VII and VIII were released in December 2015 and 2017, respectively. The original US release date of this movie of May 24, 2019 was delayed after director Colin Trevorrow was replaced by J.J. Abrams in September 2017, facing a similar fate to the other sequel trilogy movies with their releases (being pushed from May to December). This was likely done for consistency purposes. See more »

Goofs

When Rey goes to the Death Star, it is only at the final climb to where the Imperial vault is that she has the lightsaber, seen now on her left side. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Emperor Palpatine: At last. Snoke trained you well.
Kylo Ren: I killed Snoke. I'll kill you.
Emperor Palpatine: My boy, I made Snoke. I have been every voice...
Snoke: ..you have ever heard..
Darth Vader: ...inside your head.
Emperor Palpatine: The First Order was just the beginning. I will give you so much more.
Kylo Ren: You'll die first.
Emperor Palpatine: I've died before. The dark side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities some consider to be... unnatural.
Kylo Ren: What could you give me?
[...]
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Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and J.J. Abrams
Produced and Performed by Shag F. Kava
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A movie without a story to tell
28 December 2019 | by erraticseSee all my reviews

Star Wars: Episode IX is, at times, a decent thrill ride, and it provides us with some satisfying moments, but it fails to tell a compelling story. It feels empty. It rushes through a corporate checklist of must-have moments at a chaotic pace. It manages to thrill with epic space battles, but it lacks a soul. There's no creative vision here, no story to tell. The pressure that comes with making a Star Wars movie seems to have shackled the creators, preventing them from doing anything interesting with the film. It's a shame. The Star Wars universe is one of the greatest fictional universes ever created. It should provide fertile ground for many new and interesting stories. If I were Disney I would take a serious look at the creative process for these films. They could probably learn a thing or two from Marvel Studios.


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