Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi is a 2017 American Sci-Fi action adventure film directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman. The screenplay was written by Rian Johnson and is based on characters by George Lucas.
Rated: PG-13 (movie contains Sci-Fi action violence)
Run Time: 2h 32min
Release Date: December 15, 2017 (USA)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Director: Rian Johnson
Studio: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Budget: $317 Million
Box Office: $1.333 Billion
Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern, Benicio Del Toro, Frank Oz, Billie Lourd, Joonas Suotomo, Amanda Lawrence, Jimmy Vee, Justin Theroux and Joseph Gordon Levitt.
Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi follows General Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher) as she leads the evacuation of Resistance forces from their main base on D’Quar shortly after the destruction of Starkiller Base, a mobile stronghold of the First Order. As the First Order fleet arrives, Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac), against General Leia’s orders, leads a costly counterattack that destroys a First Order dreadnought but many ships and pilots are lost.
In the meantime, Rey (Daisy Ridley), Chewbacca (Joonas Suotomo) and R2-D2 have been sent by Leia to the planet Ahch-To to locate and seek help from her brother and Jedi Knight, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill). Luke shows no interest in returning to the fight and they follow Luke to his home. After demonstrating an attraction to the ancient Jedi texts, Rey voices her desire to be trained in the ways of the Jedi. Luke tells her he’ll never train another Jedi. However, shortly after making the statement, Rey experiences her first real connection to Kylo Ren, allowing them to communicate as if standing in the same room. She tells Luke of her experience which forces him to make a decision that changes their lives forever as he agrees to give her three lessons.
Meanwhile, Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson) lead the First Order in an all-out assault against Leia and the Resistance for supremacy of the galaxy.
“I’ve seen this raw strength only once before. It didn’t scare me enough then. It does now.” – Luke Skywalker
“We are the spark, that will light the fire that’ll burn the First Order down.” – Poe Dameron
“You have too much of your father’s heart in you, young Solo.” – Snoke
“That’s how we’re gonna win. Not fighting what we hate, saving what we love.” – Rose Tico
Official Movie Trailer
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker / Dobbu Scay
Carrie Fisher as Leia Organa
Adam Driver as Kylo Ren
Daisy Ridley as Rey
John Boyega as Finn
Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron
Andy Serkis as Supreme Leader Snoke
Lupita Nyong’o as Maz Kanata
Domhnall Gleeson as General Hux
Anthony Daniels as C-3PO
Gwendoline Christie as Captain Phasma
Kelly Marie Tran as Rose Tico
Laura Dern as Vice Admiral Holdo
Benicio Del Toro as DJ
Frank Oz as Yoda (Voice)
Billie Lourd as Lieutenant Connix
Joonas Suotomo as Chewbacca
Amanda Lawrence as Commander D’Acy
Jimmy Vee as R2-D2
Justin Theroux as Master Codebreaker
Joseph Gordon Levitt as Slowen Lo (Voice)