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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 co-pilot 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 (voice)
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 »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Wars: Red Cup 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:

$213,767,512, 20 September 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$392,074,197, 16 August 2018
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the initial co-directors, Christopher Miller, was an intern at Industrial Light & Magic, and played a stormtrooper during additional filming for the Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) re-release in 1997. See more »

Goofs

Incorrectly regarded as goof: It is mistaken that this movie takes place before Episode 1 because Darth Maul is seen. Darth Maul survives the fall after being sliced in half by ObiWan Kenobi, and is given robotic legs. This movie takes place AFTER episode 3 and it is perfectly acceptable that the Empire does exist, and therefore Han Solo can very well be an imperial soldier/pilot. HOWEVER, this leads to another problem: If Darth Maul survives to this time, Darth Vader also exists during this time as well as the emperor, Darth Sidious. "Always two there are, no more, no less... a master and an apprentice" There should not be two "Darth" Sith apprentices. 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 »

Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

 
Better than TheLast Jedi

Better than I feared it would be, Solo is a different type of star wars film, which I welcome. No lightsabres, no mention of the force, and no big climactic battle. Alden Ehrenreich is passable as Solo,I found myself warming to him towards the end. Emilia Clarke is completely wooden and the most memorable thing about Woody Harrelson is his bad wig. Effects are excellent as you would expect, the set pieces (train heist, kessel run and the end fight with Paul Bettany are good. Only the middlesags because of Clarke's poor acting. Worth a watch


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