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Was the design of the Republic Gunship influenced by the Mi-24 gunship?

Seeing the great visual and operational similarities between the Russian Mi-24 helicopter gunship and the Republic Gunship seen in Star Wars, is there any actual design relation between the two? ...
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Where did Lucas get the money to finish Star Wars?

An interesting facet of the production of Star Wars (1977) is that it was very heavily edited; in fact, it even won an Academy award for editing. A lot of the original raw film was terrible, and the ...
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Is this sequence in “Star Trek” (2009) a reference to a Hoth sequence from “The Empire Strikes Back”?

In the Kelvenverse timeline, which begins in Star Trek (2009), there is a sequence where alter-Spock attempts to rid himself and the Enterprise crew of alter-James T. Kirk, after getting off to a ...
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What version of the Star Wars script was Alec Guinness given that he said couldn't stop reading?

I saw Alec Guinness interviewed on the David Letterman show (on Youtube), and he mentioned that he was given the script to Star Wars shortly after he finished filming Murder By Death. He said the ...
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Starkiller Base and its Power Sources

We all know that Starkiller Base used the power of the sun in the system it was currently in, but after it drained that power, did the sun ever come back? Did it re-gain its light?
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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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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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Is the planet Crait inspired by Pluto?

Is the planet Crait in Star Wars: The Last Jedi inspired by Pluto? The color combination white and red looks kind of like Pluto. Any canon or interview on this will be highly appreciated.
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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 did they film Anakin SkyWalker racing in his podracer at that speed?

In Star Wars-The Phantom Menace, we know in the podrace that there are several competitors. We know that that Anakin's podracer can travel to a speed of up to 895 km/h (I think that is the maximum ...
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Did Jar Jar Binks appear in any of the new Star Wars movies?

The Star Wars movies The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith feature a character called Jar Jar Binks. As per Wikipedia, Jar Jar Binks is a fictional character from the ...
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How are Lightsabers created in Star Wars?

Can anyone please explain how lightsabers are created in the Star Wars universe or is does it occur magically? Also when someone is training to be a Jedi, how and when will he receive or procure his ...
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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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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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Can Darth Vader read minds like Kylo Ren?

In the movie Star Wars Force Awakens(Ep-VII), we have seen that Kylo Ren can get into people's mind. In the movie Star Wars A New Hope(Ep-IV), Darth Vader uses a machine to read mind from Princess ...
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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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What is the tunnel Darth Maul fell in to?

In Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Obi Wan fights with Darth Maul on the planet Naboo in Queen Amidala's castle and kills Darth Maul. After his death, Darth Maul fell down a shaft. What is ...
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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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What did Kylo mean by he has to do something difficult?

Just prior to Kylo Ren says that he has to do something difficult (paraphrasing). Is there more to it other than the simple fact that his father is part of the rebellion?
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Does snow ruin lightsabers?

During the battle between Kylo Ren and Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey directs Kylo Ren's lightsaber into the snow and dirt while they are grappling. Here is the moment in the scene: ...
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What role Bob Anderson did play, Imperial or Rebel?

Wikipedia claims that fencer and fight choreographer Bob Anderson played an Imperial Officer in Star Wars. This page movie-dude.co.uk shows a Rebel Officer claiming it's Bob Anderson but the quality ...
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Connection between Jar Jar Binks and the film “Alice”?

I was watching Jan Švankmajer's 1988 film Alice recently and was struck by the strong apparent similarity between the Frog Footman character that takes delivery of an invitation for Alice and Jar Jar ...
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Why didn’t Anakin stay with Padme on Geonosis?

In Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Senator Padme Amidala falls out of a clone Low Altitude Assault Transport (LAAT) ship during the Battle of Geonosis. Anakin, of course, wants the ship to ...
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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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In the Attack of the Clones poster made by Drew Struzan, why is Count Dooku/Darth Tyranus not included in the poster? [closed]

Since he is the main antagonist of the film he should be in the poster. The only antagonist in the poster is Jango Fett, the secondary antagonist of the film.
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Is there some term for the English used by Yoda?

Yoda speaks in normal English with few words misplaced, mostly initial or middle words in the end. Does this kind of English have some term name associated with it?
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What was the call sign of the clone pilot that helped Obi-Wan and Anakin?

What was the call sign of the clone pilot that helped Obi-Wan and Anakin reach the Invisible Hand in the opening battle? Sorry I don't in which movie this takes place, I don't know why but I friend ...
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At what point in the Star Wars timeline did this character become a parent?

Judging from Luke and Leia's birth, procreation in the Star Wars universe works basically as we'd expect on Earth (but with robot midwives). Having now learned that... ...I'm puzzled as to when they ...
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“The Mission” and “The Nightmares” in Star Wars: The Clone Wars

In Season 6 Episode 2 "Conspiracy" of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, as he states that "the mission" and "the nightmares" are gone. Similarly, in Season 6 Episode 3 "Fugitive" as he states that the "...
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Did Finn turn off his targeting computer?

I saw The Force Awakens in its first week of release, before most of my friends. I made a mental note to discuss with them, but forgot it until now. I can't find anything on the Web mentioning it. ...
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Where did all the Mandalorian gear come from?

In the final episode of The Mandalorian season 1, Din Djarin finds the Armorer surrounded by a pile of armor. She claims some of the Mandalorian have escaped off-world, but it is a big pile, and there ...
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Is Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker censored in India too for same-sex kiss?

From the Singapore version of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker same-sex kiss scene got cut. Does India had any similar censoring done? Or in India, we see the same version as original?
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Was there a special kind of camera used for The Rise of Skywalker?

While watching The Rise of Skywalker I noticed many many shots where the camera would be looking at the characters/events from far away and then zoom in and re-angle itself onto the character or ...
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Star Wars Travel to Other Galaxies [closed]

Hyperspace travel speeds seem pretty vague and inconsistent in the Star Wars universe, but I have seen a number of videos and websites estimating somewhere around 25,000 light years per day (depending ...
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What creature does this skeleton belong to? [duplicate]

Towards the beginning of A New Hope when C-3PO and R2-D2 are on Tatoonie and after they go their own ways, just before 3PO is picked up by the Jawas he's standing in front of a giant skeleton. What ...
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Does 20th Century Fox still get any royalties from the Star Wars franchise?

The first six Star Wars movies were financed, distributed, and marketed by the studio 20th Century Fox. In return, Fox earned the net profits of the films. After the production company Lucasfilm was ...
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Question regarding Kylo Ren line

The Force Awakens Spoilers I've just got back from seeing The Force Awakens, and I was curious about a line Kylo Ren says. When he's looking at Vaders helmet, he says "Grandfather". Given that he is ...
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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 lifespan of a Wookie?

I just watched all the Star Wars movies and noticed that in all episodes where Chewbacca appears, he doesn't seems to age at all. It hit me whilst watching "The Force Awakens" What is the lifespan of ...
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Did the actors for The Force Awakens receive fighting training?

I remember watching videos on cast members from the Star Wars prequels having training sessions to learn and practice their fighting scenes. I was wondering what preparation went into the newest movie ...
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Why did Star Wars stop pushing the boundaries of special effects? [closed]

One of the key aspects of the Lucas-era Star Wars was that ILM was tasked with pushing the boundaries of special effects and showing audiences something they'd never seen before. Did the franchise ...
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Why didn't Anakin's left podracer engine not fry and then stop working altogether?

In the movie Star Wars the Phantom Menace there is a podrace. Now, when Anakin and Sebulba are even with each other when all the other podracers have been smashed or crashed, Sebulba sets light to ...
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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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What title does Padmé Amidala have?

In the Star Wars prequels, Amidala is referred to by a few different titles which confused me a bit. In The Phantom Menace, she is called "Queen Amidala" by many characters. In The Attack of the ...
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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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Why didn't Obi Wan tell Luke the truth about Darth Vader?

We learn in The Empire Strikes Back that Kenobi had lied to Luke in A New Hope about Darth Vader, telling him Vader killed his father rather than the truth that Vader is actually his father. Why the ...
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What is the “Eileenean/ileenian/alenian” system?

In The Force Awakens, Rey talks about a system that I believe a resistance base is. What is that exactly?
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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 there a canonical reason that the protagonist of the Mandalorian is still unnamed?

To my knowledge those wearing Mandalorian armor have always had a proper name (e.g., Boba Fett, Jango Fett), as well as other works I'm not familar with, referenced here in a Wikipedia article for ...
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The (potential easter-egg) origins of Calamari Flan in The Mandalorian

Before "The Mandalorian" I had not heard usage of the Mon-Calamari currency known as the Flan. I am curious if there is any information that this may be an easter egg from Favreau. As Calamari is ...

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