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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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Release Date:

18 December 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Star Wars: The Force Awakens  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$245,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$247,966,675, 20 December 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$936,662,225

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,068,178,225
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The first film of a third Star Wars trilogy. It has been confirmed that Episode VIII and Episode IX are being written. See more »

Goofs

When Rey and Finn almost get blasted by the TIE fighter near the tent on Jakku they fly through the air and land all tangled up together. In the very next shot they are far apart from each other. 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 stars that form the backdrop for the end credits are exactly the same stars as in the beginning of the movie. See more »


Soundtracks

The Jedi Steps and Finalee
Written by John Williams
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Frequently Asked Questions

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Why oh Why!
13 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

I was so looking forward to this. The only word I can use to describe this movie is "SHIT". I have been an episode 4,5 & 6 fan all of my life, I will never watch another. I can't take any more disappointment. Nw I have to write 10 lines to submit this, but for the respect of 4,5 & 6. I can't, because only negative thoughts come to me about this movie. Rubbish! Map to LukeSkywalker? What a load of crap. Rubbish! Does JJ accept that this was as bad as it was? Are we going to get our money back? Are we going to get the weeks and weeks of excited anticipation back? Was it written by a child? I could go on with something more intelligent, but this movie only deserves the insults that it gets, because that how I felt while watching it..... Insulted.


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