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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (original title)
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Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Stormtrooper defector Finn and spare parts scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.

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Storyline

30 years after the defeat of Darth Vader and the Empire, Rey, a scavenger from the planet Jakku, finds a BB-8 droid that knows the whereabouts of the long lost Luke Skywalker. Rey, as well as a rogue stormtrooper and two smugglers, are thrown into the middle of a battle between the Resistance and the daunting legions of the First Order. Written by Noah White

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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18 December 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens  »

Box Office

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$245,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£34,011,849 (UK) (20 December 2015)

Gross:

$936,662,225 (USA)
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

When Han, Chewie, and Finn are searching for Rey some comm chatter states that there is a disturbance in sector "718". That is the phone area code for the New York City boroughs of Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn. J.J. Abrams was born in New York City, and his favorite music group, Beastie Boys hail from Brooklyn. See more »

Goofs

When we see Starkiller Base from space, it appears to be a large man made object with the 'weapon' protruding from an opening. The surface is flat. When the 'weapon' is fired on the Republic and the general is speaking to his troops, we see snow capped mountains and when the weapon fires, we see trees surrounding the firing point.

Likewise when Hans, Chewie, Rey, and Finn attack Starkiller Base from the ground they are also in a forest like on a planet not an extremely large satellite. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lor San Tekka: This will begin to make things right. I've traveled too far and seen too much to ignore the despair in the galaxy. Without the Jedi, there can be no balance in the Force.
Poe Dameron: Well, because of you, now we have a chance. The General's been after this for a long time.
Lor San Tekka: Oh, the General? To me, she is royalty.
Poe Dameron: Well, she certainly is that.
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Crazy Credits

The first "Thank You" credit (usually dedicated to benefactors of the film or to organizations or locations that gave permission for filming/technical advice/support) is dedicated to "The patient family and friends of the cast and crew." See more »


Soundtracks

The Abduction
Written by John Williams
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Oh, my god!
30 January 2016 | by (London) – See all my reviews

No vision, no villain, no acting, no script, no imagination, no 'Star Wars' wisdom, no music. In a word - NO-Movie. There are movies that you watch and you forget about them on the next day. This is not the case. This movie you forget in the next hour and you never want to remember about it. And what is even worse I don't think that they can turn the game in the sequels with this casting. The only good things in the movie were BB-8 and that it finished. If they rename it to "Teenage Star Wars" than it could make scene. And let someone that really cares to make the Start Wars move that each generation deserve. Never, ever have seen such a misleading rating.


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