Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Trivia: Finn and Rose's mission on Canto Bight is interrupted by the fact that they parked their ship illegally. This also happens to the heroes in the Star Wars parody film Spaceballs by Mel Brooks that came out in 1987.

Trivia: Rian Johnson wrote TLJ without knowing how TFA was going to end or how the trilogy would be concluded in Episode 9.

Trivia: The Porgs on Luke's island only exist because the real island is the habitat of puffins, and filming couldn't interfere with them. It proved more appealing and frankly simpler to digitally alter the appearance of the puffins, rather than erasing them entirely.

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Trivia: Rogue One director Gareth Edwards makes a cameo as a Resistance fighter on Crait.

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Trivia: First Star Wars film in which none of the main characters say "I've got a bad feeling about this." Although Rian Johnson has confirmed that the line is beeped by BB-8 early in the movie, after which Poe Dameron tells him not to be so worried about their current mission.

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Trivia: During filming of the scene where the Jedi Temple is burned down, Mark Hamill broke down crying. The tears you see are real.

Trivia: Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill stated in some interviews that wasn't sure about the film's treatment of his character at the start of production, but he still stuck with the script out of respect for director Rian Johnson's vision. When news of this was revealed, many misconstrued his comments and concluded that Hamill disliked the film. On the contrary, Hamill later clarified that despite his initial hesitance, he thought the finished film was quite good and a worthy addition to the series.

Trivia: The name of the bird creatures on Luke's island ("Porgs") is never mentioned in the film. Much like the Ewoks in Return of the Jedi.

Trivia: The gloved hand that grabs Han Solo's dice at the end of the movie belongs to director Rian Johnson. (Source: Film School Rejects).


Trivia: When Kylo swings his lightsaber towards Luke during their fight on Crait, the "Wilhelm scream" can be heard.

Trivia: This is the first Star Wars film featuring Chewbacca not to have actor Peter Mayhew playing the part. He retired after The Force Awakens.

Trivia: This is the first "Star Wars" film in which Kenny Baker was not involved with the portrayal of R2-D2. Jimmy Vee was given the role before Baker's death in August 2016.

Trivia: Spoiler! As is mostly traditional in Star Wars films, an appendage is severed. Supreme Commander Snoke loses his hand - we see it fall to the floor after his death.


Other mistake: In Finn's attempted sacrifice, there are plenty of logical inconsistencies. First, Rose's pod is to the side or behind Finn, but manages to beat Finn's pod to the cannon. The collision had a similarly high chance of killing Finn as would ramming the cannon. Finn then carries Rose back to the hideout faster than it took the speeder pods to reach the cannon.

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Suggested correction: She beat Finn's pod because she was going full speed. The force from the shock waves slowed Finn down. Crashing saved Finns life. He was going to crash to burn inside the laser if she hadn't saved him.

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Captain Phasma: You were always scum.
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Question: Why do Snoke's guards attack Kylo Ren and Rey after Kylo kills Snoke? They no longer need to obey him, and he is past protecting.

Answer: Kylo Ren has betrayed the First Order. They were loyal to the First Order. You are assuming they only did so out of fear of Snoke rather than out of loyalty.

Answer: Kylo killing Snoke is no different than any leader being assassinated. If the U.S. President is assassinated, the Secret Service will come after the assailant (s) even though the president is past protecting.


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