7.1/10
110,240
1,597 user 443 critic

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 25 May 2018 (USA)
Trailer
1:29 | Trailer

Get Showtimes & Tickets

In 1 theater near Ashburn VA US [change]

During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.

Director:

Popularity
38 ( 16)

A Tale of Two Wookiees: 'Solo' Trailer Breakdown

Disney has released what might be the final trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story. Since it features not one Wookiee but two Wookiees, we have plenty to unpack in our latest IMDbrief.

Get more in our Star Wars section

1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Deadpool 2 (2018)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (AKA. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling cyborg, Cable.

Director: David Leitch
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.

Director: J.A. Bayona
Stars: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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.

Director: Rian Johnson
Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill
Black Panther (2018)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.

Director: Ryan Coogler
Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o
Rogue One (2016)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

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

Director: Gareth Edwards
Stars: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Thor is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, and must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela.

Director: Taika Waititi
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

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.

Director: J.J. Abrams
Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac
Ocean's Eight (2018)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala.

Director: Gary Ross
Stars: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway
Ant-Man (2015)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Director: Peyton Reed
Stars: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

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.

Director: George Lucas
Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

After the rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader.

Director: Irvin Kershner
Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
Edit

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
Edit

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Never tell him the odds.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 May 2018 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Solo  »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$300,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$212,059,656, 17 July 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$384,931,925, 15 July 2018
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

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!
See more »

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

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
A solid adventure movie

I'm a big Star Wars fan (watched Empire Strikes Back in the cinema when I was 8 years old) and I loved this movie. With Empire Strikes Back and Rogue One, my favorite in the series.

As for the movie itself, my opinion is that it's a solid adventure movie, in the style of the great Indiana Jones movies, with lots of fun and intense action, witty dialogues, great humor and solid acting from all actors.

Yes, Han must meet a certain Wookie, obtain a certain spaceship and meet a certain curly hair character to maintain coherence with past movies, but the "necessary" scenes, even if expected are still brilliantly developed. On top of these scenes, there are several surprising scenes that run the gamut of the best of what the Star Wars universe offers: chases, spacecraft battles, shootouts, aliens galore and lots lots of anti laws of physics split-second solutions.

Still, my favorite take from this movie is that they finally managed to shoot an amazing movie that is far from the epic good-evil battles of previous Star Wars movies, and this is completely in tune with the Han Solo character (and, btw, I think Alden Ehrenreich is a perfect match for the role).

In summary, if you think the movie is "unnecessary" and not needed, it will indeed disappoint you and I would advice you not to watch it, but if you go to watch it with a no-expectations open mind, I think you'll be greatly pleased and much entertained.

(and my excuses for any English mistakes; my mother tongue is Spanish)


688 of 1,231 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 1,597 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed