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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 25 May 2018 (USA)
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During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.

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Ron Howard
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alden Ehrenreich ... Han Solo
Joonas Suotamo ... Chewbacca
Woody Harrelson ... Beckett
Emilia Clarke ... Qi'ra
Donald Glover ... Lando Calrissian
Thandie Newton ... Val
Phoebe Waller-Bridge ... L3-37
Paul Bettany ... Dryden Vos
Jon Favreau ... Rio Durant (voice)
Erin Kellyman ... Enfys Nest
Linda Hunt ... Lady Proxima (voice)
Ian Kenny ... Rebolt
John Tui ... Korso
Anna Francolini Anna Francolini ... Imperial Emigration Officer
Andrew Woodall ... Imperial Recruitment Officer
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Storyline

With the emerging demand of hyperfuel and other resources, Han Solo finds himself in the middle of a heist alongside other criminals, where they meet the likes of Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian in an adventurous situation exposing the criminal underworld.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Never tell him the odds.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action/violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Solo See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$300,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$84,420,489, 27 May 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$213,361,662, 16 August 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$392,074,197, 16 August 2018
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film's composer, John Powell, was a protegè of Hans Zimmer. Ron Howard and Zimmer have worked on five films together: The Da Vinci Code (2006), Angels & Demons (2009), The Dilemma (2011), Rush (2013) and Inferno (2016). See more »

Goofs

The various card players all hold their hands very loose, which would allow people behind them to see their cards (and possibly communicate this information to the other players). Experienced card players glance briefly at their cards and leave them on the table.

While an Earthling Poker Player may consider this a goof, the rules of Sabacc may require the players to hold their cards off the table, or with the advanced technology of the series they may consider it worthless to keep the cards down since technology would allow the cards to be seen from any angle, as well as through the table. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Han Solo: [trying to hotwire a speeder] Come on! Come on!
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Crazy Credits

The title appears on screen over the opening chase sequence. This is the first (and to date, only) time in the franchise the title has appeared on screen "during the action." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Blackcatloner: All Roads Lead to Rogue One (2016) See more »

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Don't waste your time or money.
31 May 2018 | by garyhardySee all my reviews

As a huge Star Wars fan from 1979 when I saw A New Hope, I have to say there seems to be no hope for the current batch of new Star Wars films. I hoped that Solo would be different, but it wasn't, it was a huge let down in every way. Don't waste your time or money watching this film, I would say to wait for it to appear on television and watch it for free, but I wouldn't even waste your time doing that. I don't know how this film has achieved over 7 star rating, all I can think of is that these people rating it high has not seen the film or fell asleep in the first 5 minutes.


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