Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
ActorsStarring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Harrison Ford, Oscar Isaac, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Lupita Nyong'o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Max von Sydow, Peter Mayhew, Cailey Fleming, Joonas Suotamo, Ian Whyte, Gwendoline Christie, Simon Pegg, Kenny Baker, Billie Lourd, Greg Grunberg, Ken Leung, Kiran Shah, Pip Torrens, Andrew Jack, Rocky Marshall, Emun Elliott, Brian Vernel, Yayan Ruhian, Sebastian Armesto, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Warwick Davis, Iko Uwais, Anna Brewster, Harriet Walter, Tim Rose, Mike Quinn, Jessica Henwick, Crystal Clarke, Leanne Best, Philicia Saunders, Jeffery Kissoon, Claudia Sermbezis, Gerald W. Abrams, Jim McGrath, Morgan Dameron, Tosin Cole, James McArdle, Stefan Grube, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Daniel Craig, Michael Giacchino, Nigel Godrich, Pip Andersen, Dixie Arnold, Hannah John-Kamen, Mark Stanley, Ewan McGregor, Frank Oz, Alec Guinness, Bill Hader, Ben Schwartz, Sasha Frost, Miltos Yerolemou, Judah Friedlander, Victor McGuire, Erik Bauersfeld, Dave Chapman, Brian Herring, Cecep Arif Rahman, Kate Fleetwood, Tom Kane, Catherine Taber, Matthew Wood, James Arnold Taylor, Michael Donovan, Devon Libran, Robert Stambler, Verona Blue, Fred Tatasciore, Patrick Correll, Karen Huie, Orly Schuchmacher, Mark Dodson, Kevin Smith, Samuel Witwer, Saara Forsberg
Three decades after the destruction of the second Death Star and the Galactic Civil War, the First Order has risen from the fallen Galactic Empire and seeks to eliminate the New Republic. The Resistance, backed by the Republic and led by General Leia Organa, opposes them while searching for her brother, Luke Skywalker.
Resistance pilot Poe Dameron meets village elder Lor San Tekka on the planet Jakku to obtain a map to Luke’s location. Stormtroopers commanded by Kylo Ren destroy the village and capture Poe, while Ren kills Tekka. Poe’s droid, BB-8, escapes with the map and encounters a scavenger named Rey near a junkyard settlement. Ren tortures Poe using the Force, and learns of BB-8. Stormtrooper FN-2187, unwilling to kill, frees Poe, and they escape in a stolen TIE fighter; Poe dubs FN-2187 “Finn”. They crash on Jakku; Finn survives, but he believes that Poe was killed in the crash. Finn encounters Rey and BB-8, but the First Order tracks them and launches an airstrike. Finn, Rey, and BB-8 flee the planet in the Millennium Falcon, which they steal from a junkyard.
The Falcon is captured by a larger ship piloted by Han Solo and Chewbacca, looking to reclaim their former vessel. Two rival gangs, seeking to settle debts with Han, board and attack, but Han and his allies flee in the Falcon. The gangs inform the First Order. At the First Order’s Starkiller Base – a planet converted into a superweapon that harnesses energy from stars – Supreme Leader Snoke orders General Hux to use the weapon for the first time. Snoke questions Ren’s ability to deal with emotions relating to his father, Han Solo; Ren says Solo means nothing to him.
The Falcon crew views BB-8’s map and determines it is incomplete. Han explains that Luke attempted to rebuild the Jedi Order, but exiled himself when an apprentice turned to the dark side, destroyed the temple, and slaughtered all the other apprentices. The crew travels to the planet Takodana and meets with cantina owner Maz Kanata, who offers assistance in getting BB-8 to the Resistance. Rey is drawn to a vault on the lower level and finds the lightsaber that once belonged to Luke and his father, Anakin Skywalker. She experiences disturbing visions and flees into the woods. Maz gives Finn the lightsaber for safekeeping.
Starkiller Base fires and destroys the Republic capital and a portion of its fleet. The First Order attacks Takodana in search of BB-8. Han, Chewbacca, and Finn are saved by Resistance X-wing fighters led by Poe, who survived the earlier crash. Leia arrives at Takodana with C-3PO and reunites with Han and Chewbacca. Meanwhile, Ren captures Rey and takes her to Starkiller Base. However, when he interrogates her about the map, she is able to resist his mind-reading attempts. Discovering she can use the Force, she escapes using a Jedi mind trick on a nearby guard…