Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
- 2h 18m
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Visionary director J.J. Abrams brings to life the motion picture event of a generation. As Kylo Ren and the sinister First Order rise from the ashes of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is missing when the galaxy needs him most. It's up to Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, a defecting stormtrooper, to join forces with Han Solo and Chewbacca in a desperate search for the one hope of restoring peace to the galaxy.
Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Max von Sydow, Peter Mayhew, Gwendoline Christie, Ken Leung, Greg Grunberg, Joonas Suotamo, Pip Andersen, Simon Pegg, Kiran Shah, Sasha Frost, Pip Torrens, Andrew Jack, Rocky Marshall, Emun Elliott, Brian Vernel, Yayan Ruhian, Sebastian Armesto, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Warwick Davis, Cailey Fleming, Mark Stanley, Iko Uwais, Anna Brewster, Harriet Walter, Tim Rose, Erik Bauersfeld, Mike Quinn, Kipsang Rotich, Michael Giacchino, Nigel Godrich, Judah Friedlander, Victor McGuire, Miltos Yerolemou, Francesca Longrigg, D.C. Barns, Matt Johnson, Billie Lourd, Leanne Best, Crystal Clarke, Jeffery Kissoon, Claudia Sermbezis, Gerry Abrams, Jim McGrath, Philicia Saunders, Morgan Dameron, Jessica Henwick, Tosin Cole, James McArdle, Stefan Grube, Dixie Arnold, Hannah John-Kamen, Tom Edden, Kate Fleetwood, Richard Riddell, Jefferson Hall, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Jack Laskey
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Critics Consensus: Packed with action and populated by both familiar faces and fresh blood, The Force Awakens successfully recalls the series' former glory while injecting it with renewed energy.
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Common Sense Says
Epic Star Wars sequel delivers great performances, action.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens is the hugely anticipated seventh installment in the big-screen Star Wars franchise, featuring new main characters as well as beloved favorites like Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher), and Chewbacca. Directed by J.J. Abrams, the sequel takes place approximately 30 years after the events of The Return of the Jedi, and although there's tons of sci-fi action -- space battles, crashes, explosions, lightsaber duels, and more -- there's less violence overall than viewers saw in Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Villains do order the mass murder of countless civilians, prisoners are coerced physically and with the Force, and duels lead to injuries and death, but none of it is bloody or gory. With little language ("dammit" and "hell" are as strong as it gets) or sex, this is the kind of epic adventure that will undoubtedly appeal to Star Wars fans of all ages. But while younger kids may be familiar with the franchise and its many spin-offs (like the animated Clone Wars), they might not be ready for some of The Force Awakens' more violent or emotional scenes. (Spoiler alert: One death will hit very hard.)
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- Genre:Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Action
- Release Date:December 18, 2015
- Languages:English, Spanish
- Captions:English, Spanish
- Audio Format:5.1
- Screen Pass Eligible:No
If purchased in:4K
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