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Questions tagged [solo-a-star-wars-story]

Use this tag for questions about the Star Wars movie "Solo: A Star Wars Story" (the movie about Han Solo).

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Why did she blow herself up along with the bridge?

During the train heist on planet Vandor in Solo: A Star Wars Story, Thandie Newton's character, Val, blows up the bridge railway while being on it herself. Why does she decide to do this? The easy ...
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Why the different TIE cockpit color in 'Solo, a Star Wars Story'?

After watching 'Solo, a Star Wars Story', I am left wondering why the TIE cockpits that we saw there were red. To avoid confusion: I am not asking about the altogether new type of TIE featured ...
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Planet at the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story

At the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Han Solo catches up with Lando Calrissian on a forested planet. In the scene, Han wins the Millennium Falcon. What is the name of the planet where Han beats ...
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Who was the character that appeared at the end of the movie?

At the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story, what appeared to be Darth Maul appeared in a hologram. Does anyone know if that was actually Darth Maul, or was it another Sith that looked exactly like him? ...
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Is the White Worm character from Solo, a reference to Bram Stoker's Lair of the White Worm?

At the beginning of Solo: A Star Wars Story, we are introduced to a younger Han Solo and his girlfriend Qi'ra who are under the thumb of some criminal organization led by an alien that is literally a ...
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Which Star Wars movies are required to understand characters and plot elements of Solo: A Star Wars Story?

Can Solo: A Star Wars Story be appreciated by a "novice" viewer, i.e. someone who hasn't seen any previous Star Wars movie? Or do they need to watch any other movies in the series in order to ...
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How did Han join the Empire at the beginning of Solo?

How does Han join the Empire at the beginning of Solo: A Stars Wars Story?
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How did Qi'ra get to Crimson Dawn?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story, we see that Han meets Qi'ra at Crimson Dawn and he is pleasantly surprised by her presence there. He keeps asking her how she got out in one scene, and in another he asks '...
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How did Chewbacca end up on the planet Mimban?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story, at the planet Mimban, Han gets thrown into a pit where he was supposed to get eaten by a beast tied in chains, who turns out to be Chewbacca. In Revenge of the Sith, ...
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Where did Han and Chewie take a shower in Solo?

In the movie Solo: A Star Wars Story Han and Chewie take a shower. Now I've only seen the movie a couple of times, but from memory this scene happens. If so, this would imply that they take a shower ...
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Is Spice the same as spaceship fuel?

In Star Wars Kessel is known for its spice mines. I had assumed that Star Wars spice was similar to spice in Dune or was some kind of space-heroin. In Solo: A Star Wars Story They go to Kessel to ...
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Why are there Stormtroopers in Solo?

I just watched Solo the movie. And in the initial scenes there are Stormtroopers all over Corellia. I can’t make sense of it: Stormtroopers were not created until Episode 1 after Obi-Wan brought ...