Questions tagged [the-last-jedi]

Released in December 2017, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, also known as Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi, is an American epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson. It is the second film in sequel trilogy and serves as a sequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).

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What were the Lanai caretakers in The Last Jedi based on?

The nun-fish creatures who serve as caretakers on the Jedi island of Ahch-To in Star Wars: The Last Jedi remind me strongly of characters in several paintings by Hieronymous Bosch (or Pieter Breugel?),...
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In The Last Jedi, how did Rey hurt Kylo Ren

There was a scene in TLJ that confuses me between Rey and Kylo Ren. How did this happen? They were separated by a great distance.
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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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Crait's icy surface with red substance beneath

In Star Wars:The Last Jedi rebellion hides on planet Crait which was an old base of rebellion when they had conflicts with Darth Vader. We can see this same planet in second installment of star wars ...
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Was using the Force Projection ability responsible for what happened to Luke?

I've seen some interesting posts regarding why Luke dies in Star Wars Episode VIII The Last Jedi, and also how Force Projection works and the similarities between Force Ghosts and Force Projection. I ...
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What was Luke's third lesson to Rey?

Luke tells Rey he will teach her three lessons. In the film we see him teach her: the Jedi do not own the Force, and, the legacy of the Jedi is failure, ...but no third lesson is taught - unless, ...
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Who is the titular “Last Jedi”?

New Star Wars film is titled Star Wars: The Last Jedi. In this movie we can see "Kylo" has Force powers, "Rey" has Force powers at the end and Princess Leia also has Force abilities. Luke Skywalker is ...
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Why didn't Holdo reveal her plan?

(Spoilers for Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi.) Why didn't Admiral Holdo just reveal the escape plan to Poe? Even if she was afraid there might be a mole on the Resistance ship and the secret ...
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Is the title “The Last Jedi” singular or plural?

As we all know, the plural of Jedi is Jedi. In my country (Poland) the local title ("Ostatni Jedi") also uses words that have the same singular and plural form, so it's not conclusive. How is it in ...
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What is the exact age of Snoke? [closed]

As per starwars.wikia.com, Snoke was born "prior to 19 BBY [and] died 34 ABY" but what is his exact age?
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Why did The First Order make this tactical decision in The Last Jedi?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi the following happens at the start of the film: The First Order decide to aim the Dreadnought cannons at the rebel base. As they point out, the rebels are in the middle of ...
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Why was the thief in jail when he could easily escape?

When Finn and Rose Tico were in the jail cell where they met the thief, why was the thief even there, if he could just easily escape with basically no effort?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...