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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 25 May 2018 (USA)
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During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Han Solo
... Chewbacca
... Beckett
... Qi'ra
... Lando Calrissian
... Val
... L3-37
... Dryden Vos
... Rio Durant (voice)
... Enfys Nest
... Lady Proxima (voice)
... Rebolt
... Korso
Anna Francolini ... Imperial Emigration Officer
... Imperial Recruitment Officer
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Storyline

With the emerging demand of hyperfuel and other resources, Han Solo finds himself in the middle of a heist alongside other criminals, where they meet the likes of Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian in an adventurous situation exposing the criminal underworld.

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Never tell him the odds.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Box Office

Budget:

$300,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$84,420,489, 27 May 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$198,131,870, 21 June 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$345,234,698, 21 June 2018
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

During an interview on IMDb Me (2018), director Ron Howard explained that he always tries to give his wife, Cheryl Howard, a cameo in his films since she is his "good luck charm." She had indeed shot a scene for Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), but this scene ended up being deleted from the final cut. One day, Howard shared his regret over being unable to include his wife in the film with special effects technicians at ILM. They subsequently shot her against a green screen and digitally inserted her into another scene in the movie to give Howard his "good luck charm." See more »

Goofs

The various card players all hold their hands very loose, which would allow people behind them to see their cards (and possibly communicate this information to the other players). Experienced card players glance briefly at their cards and leave them on the table.

While an Earthling Poker Player may consider this a goof, the rules of Sabacc may require the players to hold their cards off the table, or with the advanced technology of the series they may consider it worthless to keep the cards down since technology would allow the cards to be seen from any angle, as well as through the table. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Han Solo: [trying to hotwire a speeder] Come on! Come on!
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Crazy Credits

Like Rogue One, this film does not feature the "Crawl Text" that the main "Episode" films have. However, it does contain a brief text passage (in the same font/style of the "Galaxy Far Far Away" text describing the plight on Corellia. See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi (1997) See more »

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Disappointment...
27 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

So so much potential utterly unexploited, thus delivering a vapid action film. It's a pity it had the Star Wars tag, or I might have given it 5 out of 10. Where to start; bland action sequences, minimal character development, PC virtue signalling and dodgy timeline link in (bad guy from an earlier different film, no spoilers). It had them all. The film had me looking at my watch quite quickly. Rogue One showed Star Wars spin offs can work, and add depth to existing characters, but this is how not to do it. I hope this will be a solo film but they were desperately lining up a sequel...


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