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Seen on: 01/07/2019, 12/03/2017, 01/28/2017, 01/10/2017, 04/10/2016, 12/25/2015 (rewatch)

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Directed by J.J. Abrams

Science Fiction | Fantasy | Adventure

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Overview

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

Rated PG-13 | Length 136 minutes

Actors

Saara Forsberg | Jamie B. Chambers | David Acord | Liang Yang | Christian Simpson | Mark Dodson | Katie Sheridan | Jonathan Dixon | Emily Towers | Orly Schuchmacher | Karen Huie | Patrick Correll | Christopher Scarabosio | Amanda Foreman | David Collins | Fred Tatasciore | Eugene Byrd | Michelle Rejwan | TJ Falls | Verona Blue | Robert Stambler | Terri Douglas | Elle Newlands | Devon Libran | Dave Filoni | Michael Donovan | James Arnold Taylor | Meredith Salenger | Samuel Witwer | Matthew Wood | Catherine Taber | Tom Kane | Matt Lanter | Dee Bradley Baker | Kevin Smith | Christina Chong | Gerald W. Abrams | Alec Guinness | Frank Oz | Ewan McGregor | Daniel Craig | Ian Whyte | Cecep Arif Rahman | Jimmy Vee | Kenny Baker | Ben Schwartz | Bill Hader | Dave Chapman | Brian Herring | Thomas Brodie-Sangster | Kate Fleetwood | Hannah John-Kamen | Dixie Arnold | Stefan Grube | James McArdle | Tosin Cole | Jessica Henwick | Morgan Dameron | Jim McGrath | Philicia Saunders | Claudia Sermbezis | Jeffery Kissoon | Crystal Clarke | Leanne Best | Billie Lourd | Miltos Yerolemou | Victor McGuire | Judah Friedlander | Nigel Godrich | Michael Giacchino | Bill Kipsang Rotich | Mike Quinn | Erik Bauersfeld | Tim Rose | Harriet Walter | Anna Brewster | Iko Uwais | Ken Leung | Cailey Fleming | Mark Stanley | Warwick Davis | Maisie Richardson-Sellers | Sebastian Armesto | Yayan Ruhian | Brian Vernel | Emun Elliott | Greg Grunberg | Rocky Marshall | Andrew Jack | Pip Torrens | Sasha Frost | Kiran Shah | Simon Pegg | Pip Andersen | Joonas Suotamo | Gwendoline Christie | Peter Mayhew | Max von Sydow | Anthony Daniels | Domhnall Gleeson | Andy Serkis | Lupita Nyong'o | Oscar Isaac | John Boyega | Daisy Ridley | Adam Driver | Carrie Fisher | Mark Hamill | Harrison Ford

Viewing Notes

A very solid, capable return to the franchise that restored a lot of the fun and adventure that seemed to be missing from the trio of prequels. That said, the inability to break free from the same formula as the original Star Wars bugged me. The over-reliance on past characters also dragged it down a bit.

I’m definitely invested in the new characters though, and interested to see where the story goes from here.

All-in-all, a fun adventure that took me back a bit. Glad to see this in theaters but sad that it takes something like this to get the average movie watcher off their couches and into theaters.

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