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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, aka Rogue One, is the first stand-alone film in the Star Wars Anthology series.

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Why did the Death Star fire on Scarif?

At the end of Rogue One, Grand Moff Tarkin commands the Death Star to fire on the Imperial Facility on Scarif. Why did Grand Moff Tarkin have the Death Star fire on Scarif? I mean, it made for a ...
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What is this statue in Star Wars Rogue One?

In Rogue One (2016), when transitioning to the planet Jedha, there's shown an extremely large, fallen statue of someone. Who is this a statue of, what's their significance, and why is it now in ...
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Are there any reports that K-2SO will return?

K-2SO was working on the communication when he 'died'. Since he was programmed with a bit of a 'self preserving' character, is it possible that he embedded his programming in the outgoing messages? ...
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Rogue Two in Empire Strikes Back?

So, the rogue assault team from Rogue One, consisting of all of our main characters, is called "Rogue One". In the The Empire Strikes Back, when Luke is missing on Hoth, a team of speeders goes out ...
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Why did Jyn and Cassian take off their imperial uniforms?

In Rogue One, Jyn and Cassian break into the Imperial records vault while wearing uniforms they have taken from defeated imperial officers. This keeps them safe for a while, though ultimately they ...
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How did the rebels crash the two space ships into the gate?

In Rogue One for the major assault that the rebels threw at the security planet, when the major rebel ships arrived, they started to try and shut down the security field. When they did this, they ...
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What is the name of the effect for showing past days in movies?

In Rogue One, Jyn Erso remembers her childhood days. Her childhood/past days were shown with some effects like characters talking with a low voice with echo, with high background music, slow motion (...
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Why did Rogue One have such an abrupt tone shift?

Both the trailers and the majority of the movie left me with the impression that I was going to be watching a Star Wars heist film. We had the secure enemy facility, the dysfunctional team, the high-...
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Is the Rogue One final beach scene a reference to another movie?

When the Death Star fires offshore of the Scarif base, Jyn and Cassian embrace, knowing there's no escape and they will die soon. I thought that scene was reminiscent of some much earlier (non-Star ...
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Did Krennic make a calculated error?

Given that: The Death Star consumes kyber crystals in order to power the superlaser beam, and drains the crystals. Kyber crystal resources are not easily located sometimes requiring secret maps, and ...
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Is Chirrut in a relationship with Baze Malbus?

I read from one of the creator's interviews that in thousands of galaxies there has to be gay relationships. He didn't mention anything about Chirrut and Baze from Rogue One, but I hear throughout the ...
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What exactly did Vader do with his hand in Rogue One?

Kind of spoiler for Rogue One ahead. In the second Darth Vader scene in the movie there was a shootout/massacre of rebels, but I do not exactly understand one moment there, when it looks like he ...
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Why wasn't the Imperial Pilot in Rogue One made insane or affected?

When the zealot in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story sics a mind reading alien squid on the Imperial Pilot, the pilot who delivered the message, he says that it will know the truth, but that knowing the ...
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Did the Empire have a backup set of plans for the first Death Star?

We all know that the Death Star's original design was done by the Geonosians. The people who made the plans did not want them to fall under the control of the Jedi or the Republic, so their ally Count ...
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Was the incredible K-2SO inspired by an earlier kill droid, HK-47?

Statement: In Rogue One, we are introduced to the very witty, sarcastic, a bit morbid droid known as K-2SO. We find out he has been reprogrammed from his original state. And part of the reprogramming ...
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Star Wars Rogue One is set in what period? Do the events take place before “The Force Awakens”?

I have watched only one Star Wars movie, which is The Force Awakens. I want to watch Rogue One but having no idea about the previous SIX movies, I have no idea what to expect from the movie. Do the ...
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Was Jediism shown to be a religion in Episodes I-VI?

[Image Source] Star Wars: Rogue One introduced the character Chirrut Imwe who is described as: a spiritual warrior-monk He and his friend Baze Malbus were guardians of a Jedi temple on Jedha: ...
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Why did Vader dislike Krennic?

During Rogue One, we see that Krennic is largely responsible for getting the first Death Star up and running, and that the test they do an the desert planet is completely successful beyond what anyone ...
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Was Carrie Fisher's voice used in Rogue One?

In Rogue One, Princess Leia has a single line. Was it voiced by Carrie Fisher or another voice actress? Edit: To clarify, was it 1977 Carrie Fisher, 2016 Carrie Fisher, or someone else?
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Were any scenes in Rogue One filmed in Tikal?

In Star Wars Episode IV, the scenes featuring the Rebel Base on Yavin IV were filmed at the historic Mayan site of Tikal, in Guatemala. Scenes at the same base appear in Rogue One; were these shot ...
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Was this Rogue One love story originally intended?

At the very end of Rogue One we see Jyn and Cassian Was this story intended the entire time, or was it part of the reshoots they did? It seems kind of shoehorned in at the end here, and wonder if in ...
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Did they shoot a different ending?

In the Rogue One - Celebration Reel and the Rogue One - Teaser Trailer we saw footage that didn't appear in the theatrical cut, which isn't unusual. However, these shots of Jyn, Cassian and Krennic ...
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Is Darth Vader's castle on Mustafar in Rogue One?

In Rogue One, Darth Vader is introduced in what looks to be a castle (or lair) sitting atop a river of lava. The location looks to be the same planet where Vader was deformed in Revenge of the Sith - ...
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Why did Cassian Andor abandon his mission?

In Rogue One, Captain Cassian Andor is assigned a mission to kill Empire Science officer Galen Erso. With Galen in his sights he hesitates to kill Galen. Why? We know Cassian is a Rebel and has no ...
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In what spot would the new Star Wars movie “Rogue One” go in the Machete Order?

Last time I watched all Star Wars movies in one go was a couple of years ago. I then watched them in the Machete Order, which is IV, V, II, III, VI. Then I watched Episode VII, without seeing any of ...
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Which of the previous Star Wars films does one need to watch before Rogue One?

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story takes place between the original and prequel trilogies and looks like it has some old and new characters in it. But which films are necessary to watch before seeing Rogue ...
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How was the voice acting done for Grand Moff Tarkin

In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Disney/Lucasfilm had chosen to CGI the character of Grand Moff Tarkin. However the voice acting done for Tarkin sounded a lot like the original actor Peter Cushing. ...
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Disney Research Medusa quoted in the end credits of Rogue One about “teeth”?

At the very end of the end credits of Rogue One there is a reference to the Disney Research Medusa Performance Capture system, I was not able to fully read it but it seems to me it was about "teeth ...
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How exactly did they find an actress that is almost an exact clone of original Mon Mothma?

The actress who plays Mon Mothma in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is extremely similar in appearance to the A New Hope actress. In the actual casting process, how did they manage to find someone so ...
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Does Rogue One reference A New Hope in the way the Death Star's firing is depicted?

I just saw Rogue One and have a question about a possible reference, if it is one. The Death Star is used twice in RO, just as in A New Hope (it is destroyed before firing the second time in ANH). ...
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Why did Galen Erso abandon the Empire?

Early in Rogue One, we learn that Galen Erso at one time worked as a scientist for the Empire. Based on this previous experience, Krennic intended to manipulate Erso into rejoining the Empire to work ...
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What does K-2SO stand for?

K-2SO is one of the many highlights of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Other droids from the Star Wars universe have names that have some significance. Is this the case with K-2SO? What does K-2SO ...