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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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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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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... See more »


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

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18 December 2015 (USA)  »

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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)

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

Like all six prior films, the phrase "I have a bad feeling about this" or similar is spoken, this time by Han Solo when the Rathtars are set loose. In release order, the line was also spoken by Luke Skywalker ("I have a very bad feeling about this") and Han ("I got a bad feeling about this") in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Leia in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), C-3PO and Han ("I have a really bad feeling about this") in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002), and Obi-Wan in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005). See more »

Goofs

When Rey first meets BB-8 there are many footprints in the sand going towards it. When they walk back to the fallen AT-AT, the distance is far greater and Rey's footprints have disappeared. See more »

Quotes

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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 »


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Written by John Williams
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Sorry to say, but this was the worst of all the Star Wars movies.
9 January 2016 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

What else can I say, FabledGentleman said it best and there is nothing else to add. This movie was the biggest letdown and I am sad that I spent money to be disappointed. The story was terrible with little to no thought devoted to the script. The story line was the same old story, revived from episode 4. No indication as to what happened over the last 30 years. No background info on the characters or who they are. The whole movie seemed to be rushed to the big screen for the sole purpose of making money. I'm sorry, but this is the Star Wars story, it deserves to be one of the best story lines brought to the big screen. Anyone who is connected to this story, needs to bring they "A" game. I really hope the next attempt, encompasses all the Star Wars has become.


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