The daughter of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star.

Director:

Gareth Edwards

Writers:

Chris Weitz (screenplay by), Tony Gilroy (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 81 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Felicity Jones ... Jyn Erso
Diego Luna ... Cassian Andor
Alan Tudyk ... K-2SO
Donnie Yen ... Chirrut Îmwe
Wen Jiang ... Baze Malbus
Ben Mendelsohn ... Orson Krennic
Guy Henry ... Governor Tarkin
Forest Whitaker ... Saw Gerrera
Riz Ahmed ... Bodhi Rook
Mads Mikkelsen ... Galen Erso
Jimmy Smits ... Bail Organa
Alistair Petrie ... General Draven
Genevieve O'Reilly ... Mon Mothma
Ben Daniels ... General Merrick
Paul Kasey ... Admiral Raddus
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Storyline

All looks lost for the Rebellion against the Empire as they learn of the existence of a new super weapon, the Death Star. Once a possible weakness in its construction is uncovered, the Rebel Alliance must set out on a desperate mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. The future of the entire galaxy now rests upon its success. Written by Ryan Cullmann

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Save the Rebellion. Save the dream. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Fallen statues in the desert planet of Jedha, in the beginning of the film, are seen at least twice in the shape of a Jedi lying on their side. The second shows him holding a lightsaber. These are ruins of an ancient Jedi temple as Jedha was a holy world of worship for those who believed in the Force. See more »

Goofs

When Jyn Erso is talking to Saw Gerrera, the position of his breathing mask changes. It mostly hangs to one side of his chest, but in one close up shot it is in a different position without the character having moved it. It returns to the previous position in the wide shot. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[an Imperial space shuttle flies towards a farm in Lah'mu and over a young Jyn running scared upon seeing it]
Young Jyn: [entering her house] Mama?
Lyra Erso: We know.
Galen Erso: Jyn, gather your things. It's time.
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Crazy Credits

Hidden in the credits is the title "Keeper of the Holocron." A Holocron is a cube-like artifact used by the Jedi to store information that were first mentioned in the Dark Horse comic book series 'Dark Empire. On the official Star Wars site Leland Chee was in charge of continuity and received the honorary title of 'Keeper of the Holocron'. See more »

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This IS Star Wars. At its best.
12 November 2019 | by MOVIE-REVIEW-POOPSHOOTsSee all my reviews

What has made Star Wars into the internationally recognized genre that it is today? Two things in particular - original material and a touch of humor/wit. Rogue One is a plethora of both. In addition, even in an area where previous Star Wars may have lacked (perhaps even overlooked, understandably), the acting is superb, top of the line. Forest Whitaker may be the most recognizable name in the entire cast, and he kills it every moment as his brilliant, rebellious character, Saw Gerrera. But he is merely the tip of the iceberg in what becomes an epic, near-perfectly written plot that connects episodes III and IV. It is haunting, it is funny, devastating, cheesy, and it is wonderful. It IS Star Wars.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$155,081,681, 18 December 2016

Gross USA:

$532,177,324

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,056,057,720
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2.39 : 1
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