Are you a Star Wars fan? If so, you must know that the franchise has been captivating audiences for decades now.
The Star Wars saga comprises of nine main movies, with spin-offs and animated shows in between. In this article, we will discuss the seventh movie in the Star Wars series.
The Force Awakens – A Brief Introduction
The seventh movie in the series is titled ‘Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens.’ It was released in 2015, ten years after the release of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. Directed by J.J. Abrams, The Force Awakens is set 30 years after Return of the Jedi and follows a new group of heroes in their fight against the First Order.
The movie’s plot revolves around Rey (played by Daisy Ridley), a scavenger from Jakku who discovers a droid carrying a map to Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill). Along with Finn (John Boyega), a former stormtrooper who defects from the First Order, and Han Solo (Harrison Ford), they embark on a mission to find Luke Skywalker and bring him back to help defeat the First Order.
Meanwhile, Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), a member of the First Order and a follower of Darth Vader, is determined to stop them at any cost. As they journey through space and battle against evil forces, they discover secrets about their own pasts that ultimately lead to an epic showdown.
Cast and Crew
Apart from Ridley, Boyega, Ford, Hamill, and Driver, The Force Awakens also stars Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron and Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa. The movie was directed by J. Abrams and produced by Lucasfilm Ltd., Bad Robot Productions, and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
The Force Awakens received critical acclaim upon its release, with many praising the film’s direction, performances, and visual effects. It holds a 93% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and grossed over $2 billion worldwide, making it one of the highest-grossing films of all time.
In conclusion, ‘Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens’ is an epic continuation of the Star Wars saga. With a talented cast and crew, stunning visual effects, and an engaging plot, it’s no wonder that the movie was such a massive success. If you haven’t seen it yet, we highly recommend that you do!