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Who is the one person's name achieved cheating death...?

In the Star Wars movie Revenge of the Sith we can see he below dialog between Anakin and Sidious (PALPATINE) after Anakin killed all Jedis: ANAKIN: What have I done? PALPATINE: You are fulfilling ...
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High ground in Star Wars

In Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace near the end, we see Obi-Wan Kenobi fight Darth Maul. Darth Maul has the high ground, but Obi-Wan wins the battle. Later, in Star Wars: Episode III - ...
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How did Leia enter the ship without killing everyone?

In Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi, after How does she re-enter the ship without exposing it to space and killing everybody? I think that this was a major realism mistake and I am hoping ...
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"Brazil" reference in "The Last Jedi"?

Am I crazy or was there a reference to Terry Gilliam's Brazil in The Last Jedi? It was either in the scene where Poe is being escorted off the bridge or when Finn and Rose were being dragged to jail, ...
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What sounds from the Star Wars franchise feature the "Robin Hood Arrow"?

Sound designer Ben Burtt has worked on 7 Star Wars films as a sound designer. He claims that his favorite sound is from the 1938 film The Adventures of Robin Hood. My favorite sound is the "...
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Are Snoke bodyguards old Jedi trainees?

In the latest movie, it was mentioned that when Kylo Ren burned Lukes trainee temple, that he left with some of the trainees and killed all the rest. While there is no mention (as far as I'm aware) ...
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What is the ultimate goal of the Sith?

Do the Sith want to rule the galaxy? Is that the only reason they want power? It doesn't make sense if they are doing it to be rich, or they will capture all that there is and destroy the galaxy. So ...
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Do the new Star Wars movies use any paintings for set backgrounds?

The original Star Wars movies used a lot of large paintings for set pieces. For example, this image shows a painter creating stormtroopers for a scene inside the Death Star: Do the new movies (...
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Was Ahch-To such a mystery?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, we see that Ahch-To is where Luke was hiding and the same place Considering all this, wouldn't the other members of the force (Leia, Maz Kanata, Kylo Ren etc) know that ...
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Why didn't J.J. Abrams direct The Last Jedi?

J.J. Abrams directed Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and is directing Episode IX. Why did he skip this one? Was it his choice (like he had a conflict)? Or did he and Disney have a temporary falling-...
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Why would Luke give away this piece of information?

[Image Source] At the beginning of The Force Awakens we learn that Lor San Tekka somehow came into posession of the missing piece of the map that ultimately led to Rey to Luke Skywalker. This Star ...
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Why do the golden dice disappear in Kylo's hands?

I have a small question about Star Wars: The Last Jedi but it is really important to understanding Force projections. Why is it that Kylo picks up the golden dice and then they fade? Shouldn’t his ...
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How did Rose and Finn conclude that they only need to sneak onto the lead Star Destroyer?

[Image Source] In Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi there is a plot point about tracking through lightspeed. Somehow Rose and Finn come to the conclusion that only the lead Star Destroyer is doing the ...
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Is Kylo Ren lying to Rey? [closed]

In Star Wars : The Last Jedi, we saw multiple instances where Kylo Ren is going through a conflict between the light and the dark side. In the last confrontation scene between Kylo and Rey, he ...
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Why bring the smaller ships along?

In The Last Jedi, The Resistance is running away from the First Order fleet, and they have 4 ships: a Heavy Cruiser (The Raddus), and 3 support ships: a "Bunkerbuster" (The Ninka), a Medical Frigate (...
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What is the difference between the Resistance and the Rebellion?

In the latest two Star Wars episodes, the term Resistance has been introduced. But at times in each of these movies, it seems to be used interchangeably with 'the Rebellion'. What is the difference ...
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Why didn't the First Order jump ahead of the Resistance?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the First Order chases the Resistance fleet for quite a while (at least 18 hours judging from the dialogue). During that time, couldn't they have summoned another ship to ...
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Are Kylo & Rey in Love?

In the new Star Wars movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi Kylo and Rey together defeat Snoke; after that fight, Kylo is telling Rey that together they can rule a whole new world order together. And then ...
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Who snuck the books on board the Millennium Falcon?

In the closing scenes of Star Wars: The Last Jedi on board the Falcon, we see Finn spotting the Jedi Order books in a drawer while making Rose comfortable. Until then we'd been left to believe that ...
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Why didn't the First Order track Leia?

Since Leia has a beacon or tracking device that allowed Rey to track her in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, why didn't the First Order use that technology to track the Rebel fleet? Leia's bracelet must have ...
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How could the children know about the events at the end of The Last Jedi?

At the end of The Last Jedi: My question is, how could the children have known about that battle and what happened during it? Also, is there any indication as to how much time has elapsed between ...
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How did Luke disguise what he does

There are spoilers about Star Wars: The Last Jedi in this question, be careful. I first apologize for any wrongly used word or approximation as I am not a particular fan of Star Wars and I have seen ...
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Why can Rey and Kylo still see each other mentally? [duplicate]

After Snoke reveals in Star Wars: The Last Jedi that he was the one who connected him with Rey, Kylo kills him. But near the end of the film we see the two still able to see / feel each other remotely ...
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What was the mirror crystal in the cave under the Jedi Island?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, what is the crystal Rey touches in the cave under the Jedi island when she falls through the hole, where she asks to see her parents? It isn't really addressed in the film ...
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Is Kylo Ren more force capable than Snoke?

Kylo Ren used force to remotely turn and activate Luke's lightsaber and cut Snoke in halves. It has been stated over and over again, Snoke can read others' mind and feelings, how could Snoke not see ...
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What do Empire / First order officers wear in front of chest? [duplicate]

In Star Wars, Imperial officers and first order officers wear some kind of mini tubes in front of chests, what are they?
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Was the famous “Wilhelm Scream” used in “The Last Jedi?”

Did the famous Wilhelm Scream, used in all the previous Star Wars films, appear in The Last Jedi?
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How does this apparition happen?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi Supreme Leader Snoke says that But later on, on the planet Crait, Rey sees Kylo when she is about to board the Millenium Falcon. She closes the door in the apparition's ...
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How were they able to track them easily?

This might contain spoilers. Don't read if you haven't seen The Last Jedi yet. In the latest part of the franchise Star Wars - The Last Jedi, My question is: How exactly were they (First Order) ...
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How loud is the boom when a ship appears in the space?

Before I begin, excuse me if any words or terminology is not used correctly. Now said that, in the latest entry in the franchise Star Wars, The Last Jedi, we are shown in the starting itself that a ...
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Admiral Holdo's tactic in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" - Why is this not used more?

In a crucial scene during the chase in "The Last Jedi", Admiral Holdo turns the rebel cruiser around and accelerates to hyperspeed, which causes it to crash into Snoke's ship and basically obliterate ...
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How does Kylo Ren know? [closed]

How does Kylo Ren know about Rey's parents? In The Last Jedi, Kylo Ren tells Rey that How does he know this?
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Why is Finn's accent different from John Boyega's natural accent?

There are several English actors in the new Star Wars trilogy: Daisy Ridley, Gwendoline Christie, and John Boyega, just to name a few. Some of them use their normal accent, or something close to it. ...
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How did DJ know this?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi the character DJ makes a deal with the First Order. He tells them the location of some resistance transports, so they can be shot down. How does he know about these ...
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Are Supreme Leader Snoke and Kylo Ren Sith?

As the general rule in Star Wars, all Sith will carry the title of "Darth", but Snoke and Ben never have such a title. Are they not Sith? It is technically possible for someone simply turning to the ...
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Is Darth Vader’s name a pun?

Darth Vader being Luke’s father was a huge surprise. However, in many languages, words which sound like ‘Vader’ (‘Vater : German’, ‘Vader : Dutch (as @Forral said)’ and many others) mean ‘Father’. ...
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Was this how the Knights Of Ren were formed?

In The Last Jedi, Luke discusses what happened between him and Kylo Ren: Were these people the ones who eventually became the Knights Of Ren? I've not read any of the novelisations or other books, ...
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How is/are God/Gods in the Star Wars canon

I don't recall anyone ever mentioning anything about any gods anywhere, but clearly the people in the Star Wars -verse believe in a higher being demonstrated with the Vice-Admiral's "God be with you" ...
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How did Leia manage this feat?

As far as I was aware, although Princess Leia was Force sensitive, she hadn't undergone any training to put these powers to use and/or couldn't use any Force powers. If that's right, how did she ...
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Why was the scene with Biggs in A New Hope removed and never added again?

I found this a while back, and it blew my mind. It's a deleted scene with Biggs; it adds all the backstory about Biggs, who shows up in the last 30 minutes of the ...
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Does anyone say "I have a bad feeling about this" in episode VIII

Is the quote present in all other Star Wars movies, heard in Star Wars: The Last Jedi?
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Is this character in The Last Jedi a puppet, CGI, or a mixture of both?

In The Last Jedi: I'm guessing that this character was a puppet, however the eyes in particular looked strange which makes me wonder whether it was CGI after all, or possibly a mixture of the two. ...
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Did they build a helipad just for the movie?

There is a nice featurette of the new movie The Last Jedi from the Star Wars franchise. One shot (1:32) shows a helipad in the background. Did they build a helipad just for the movie and where is the ...
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Did the young boy move the broom through the Force?

At the end of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the three young children are speaking a different language. They are interrupted by the alien and one boy goes outside. When he picks up the broom, it looks ...
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Which worse thing was Luke expecting in Star Wars: A New Hope?

In Star Wars: A New Hope, when Luke finds R2-D2 (who runs away to find Obi-Wan), it says something that C-3PO translates. Here is the conversation. Luke: What's wrong with him? C-3PO: There are ...
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Why is the color red so prominent in the promotional materials for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"?

Why is the color red so prominent in the promotional materials for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"? Even the title logo of the movie is in red. First look, posters everything is majorly red. Is there any ...
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When did Palpatine know he was going to pursue Anakin Skywalker to be his new apprentice?

After rewatching the Star Wars saga recently I became curious as to when Palpatine was certain that he would pursue Anakin as his new apprentice. At the end of The Phantom Menace we get the line ...
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How did Darth Maul trace the Queen/Jedi back to Tatooine?

In Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), when the protagonists find themselves on Tatooine to repair their ship and hide from the Trade Federation, it is established that governor Sio ...
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Star Wars the original edition

The first three Star Wars movies (we know them as episodes IV, V, and VI) were released in the years before CGI; special effects were all photographic, practical (models, puppets, stop-motion), or ...
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Millennium Falcon interiors, exteriors, and models

These days you can find all sorts of artwork on the Millennium Falcon, including deck plans. But, I wonder how much was done for the very first movie back in the 1970s. Specifically, I am curious ...
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