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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Rogue One (original title)
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The daughter of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move to steal the Death Star plans.

Director:

Gareth Edwards

Writers:

Chris Weitz (screenplay by), Tony Gilroy (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 80 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Felicity Jones ... Jyn Erso
Diego Luna ... Cassian Andor
Alan Tudyk ... K-2SO
Donnie Yen ... Chirrut Îmwe
Wen Jiang ... Baze Malbus
Ben Mendelsohn ... Orson Krennic
Guy Henry ... Governor Tarkin
Forest Whitaker ... Saw Gerrera
Riz Ahmed ... Bodhi Rook
Mads Mikkelsen ... Galen Erso
Jimmy Smits ... Bail Organa
Alistair Petrie ... General Draven
Genevieve O'Reilly ... Mon Mothma
Ben Daniels ... General Merrick
Paul Kasey ... Admiral Raddus
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Storyline

All looks lost for the Rebellion against the Empire as they learn of the existence of a new super weapon, the Death Star. Once a possible weakness in its construction is uncovered, the Rebel Alliance must set out on a desperate mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. The future of the entire galaxy now rests upon its success. Written by Ryan Cullmann

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Save the Rebellion. Save the dream. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$155,081,681, 18 December 2016

Gross USA:

$532,177,324

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,056,057,273
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Lucasfilm See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This film confirms through dialogue that the Death Star can travel through hyperspace (though it is never seen entering, within, or emerging from hyperspace). See more »

Goofs

When Darth Vader attacks the Alderaan troopers in the corridor, he uses the Force to disarm four of the last five troopers before the door. Vader telekinetically "grabs" the troopers' laser rifles and "yanks" them out of their hands so that the four rifles fly backwards over Vader's shoulders into the corridor behind him. Vader then kills two of them, which should leave three, and yet after a cut there are still four, and at least two of them armed. However, there are actually six troops before the door, not five, so the numbers are correct. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[an Imperial space shuttle flies towards a farm in Lah'mu and over a young Jyn running scared upon seeing it]
Young Jyn: [entering her house] Mama?
Lyra Erso: We know.
Galen Erso: Jyn, gather your things. It's time.
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Crazy Credits

Hidden in the credits is the title "Keeper of the Holocron." A Holocron is a cube-like artifact used by the Jedi to store information that were first mentioned in the Dark Horse comic book series 'Dark Empire. On the official Star Wars site Leland Chee was in charge of continuity and received the honorary title of 'Keeper of the Holocron'. See more »

Connections

References Baraka (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Original 'Star Wars' Themes and Compositions
(uncredited)
Composed by John Williams
Arranged by Michael Giacchino
Conducted by Tim Simonec
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The best of the new Star Wars films by some margin
26 October 2019 | by jamesgarner-62991See all my reviews

This is almost perfect Star Wars. By far the best Star Wars of the new era (including the prequels). Hard to find any fault with it. If only Abrams, Johnson and other took more note of this it might have saved us from some of the faults in those other movies.


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