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Questions tagged [the-last-jedi]

For questions about "Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi". Always use this tag in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag.

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What are the subtle connections between Solo and the rest of Star Wars movies? [closed]

Try not to think too hard on this. There are lists (examples below) that point out the connections and references between Solo: A Star Wars Story and the rest of the published material (novels, YA, ...
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Were the spear-fishing and green milk in TLJ added due to fear over fan nitpicking?

I don't really see the point of the montage involving Luke spearfishing and milking the space manatee. I don't see much of a story-telling reason to see how Luke has survived or become very rugged. ...
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Why did Vice-Admiral Holdo keep the plan secret? [duplicate]

It's understandable to tell as few people as possible, especially as they were being tracked; there could be a mole, but besides Leia it seemed no one knew. I know Finn was knocked out, but why not ...
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How can the crystal foxes in “The Last Jedi” be living?

How can the crystal foxes in The Last Jedi be living? They're made of minerals and crystals, as far as we can see, so what holds them together? Is it the Force?
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How come there is no hole in the ground when Kylo Ren fired upon the self-projection of Luke Skywalker?

Why wasn't a giant hole created when Kylo Ren fired upon the vision of Luke Skywalker?
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If BB-8's head is attached by magnets, how can it be extended away from his body?

According to Star Wars and other questions (In-universe, how is BB-8's head adhered to his body?), BB-8's head is attached magnetically to his body. That's fine and all, but, in Episode VIII, ...
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How can Finn pilot this vessel?

In The Force Awakens, it's mentioned at least twice that Finn is not a pilot. First, when Finn rescues Poe: Poe: Why are you helping me? Finn: Because it's the right thing to do. Poe: ...
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In the movie The Last Jedi, why didn’t the dreadnought ship go in reverse so it wouldn’t get hit by the falling bombs?

In the movie The Last Jedi, why didn’t the First Order’s dreadnought ship go in reverse, or move in another direction, so it wouldn’t get hit by the falling bombs? I don’t recall Poe taking out the ...
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Are R-series astromech units obsolete?

Having watched TFA and TLJ a few times, I noticed that the only non-BB astromech droid we see is R2-D2, and he spends most of both of those movies in low-power mode and looking fairly worn out. Are R-...
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In “The Last Jedi” was it actually Poe's fault that so much of the resistance died? [duplicate]

In The Last Jedi would Holdo's plan have worked if not for Poe's folly? What I'm asking is, did everyone else see it that way? The First Order would not have seen the small transports if DJ didn't ...
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Where do the Millennium Falcon dice end up?

In The Last Jedi, we see Luke take the gold dice from the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon before reminiscing with Artoo. Later, he seems to give them to Leia on Crait, but it's eventually revealed ...
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Who manufactures BB droids?

As of the Last Jedi, we've seen the BB-series used by the First Order as well as the Resistance- what company makes them and isn't shy about selling to both sides?
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Did Luke know about Kylo Ren's obsession with Darth Vader?

One of the most notable aspects of Kylo Ren's character is his obsession with Darth Vader, evident in how he prays to Vader's charred helmet, how he tries to emulate him by wearing a mask, and even ...
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How did Chewbacca get a roast Porg?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Chewbacca is seen cooking what is apparently a porg over an open flame. He starts to eat it but then notices several porg watching him with looks of fear. Out of disgust ...
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Is the storyteller kid at the end of “The Last Jedi” Force-sensitive?

At the end of The Last Jedi, we see some kids playing with some crude action figures and other toys before being shooed back to work in the stables by an angry Bargwill Tomder. Most of the focus has ...
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Why does Luke vault across the canyon when fishing in The Last Jedi?

In Episode 8: The Last Jedi, Luke goes "fishing" on Ach-To, the island where Rey finds him at the end of Episode 7. While Rey is following him on his daily routine, Luke takes a huge long spear and ...
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What was the Resistance's original plan for the siege cannon in The Last Jedi?

When the Resistance set out towards the siege cannon on their V-4X-D speeders, what did they hope to achieve? Was it a kamikaze run from the beginning, something that Finn tried to finish before Rose ...
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Why are Kylo Ren and Rey evenly matched in Force pulling in TLJ? [duplicate]

In The Force Awakens, Kylo tries to take Luke's lightsaber from the ground but Rey is able to pull it away from him with the Force. In The Last Jedi, By all logic, Kylo should've been stronger in ...
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Did Darth Vader astral-project himself into the cave on Dagobah?

Did Darth Vader astral-project a solid image of himself in the cave on Dagobah the same way that Luke did on the planet Crait?
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How was Admiral Holdo able to jump to hyperspace?

At the beginning of the space chase in The Last Jedi, we learn that the Resistance can't jump into hyperspace because they will use up all of their fuel and be sitting ducks. However, after many hours ...
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Who are the “Last Jedi”?

Before the film was released, there was certainly plenty of speculation surrounding the meaning of the title for Episode VIII - "The Last Jedi". Now that it's out though, I'm not sure we ever really ...
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If Luke Skywalker wanted to die, then why go into exile?

In The Last Jedi, Luke Skywalker tells Rey that he went into exile to die and that he wished for the Jedi to end. He tried to rebuild the Jedi Order, but that went very badly. He foresaw a pupil of ...
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What did Rey and Chewie tell Luke about Han's destiny?

In The Last Jedi, Jedi Master Luke Skywalker first refused to talk with Ray and only closed himself in his hut. Rey went to get Chewbacca, who rammed in the hut door allowing her to restart the ...
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What is the meaning of this character hovering in the last jedi?

In the last jedi Rey confronts Luke about what he had done with Kylo Ren. This leads to the two characters fighting with Rey soon pulling out a lightsaber. Luke appears surprised by this and falls ...
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Why didn't the Resistance scatter the fleet in The Last Jedi?

In The Last Jedi, the Resistance has been tracked through hyperspace by the First Order and is running out of fuel. The Resistance works out that only one ship can track them. This begs the question, ...
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Why didn't the bombers drop out of hyperspace closer to the Dreadnought?

Why didn't the bombers use hyperspace to get closer to the Dreadnought before starting their attack run? The slow approach caused the majority of the fleet to be destroyed. As we saw later in the ...
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Snoke's ship weapons

So the weapon that was used against the fleeing transports when The weapon fired a green laser beam and it arched. What's the weapon called?
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Why does Luke continue to train Rey like nothing happened?

Rey does not attempt to resist the dark side of the Force during her training with Luke Skywalker. Luke tells her to resist and she fails and he is clearly outraged. He says "It didn't scare me enough ...
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Why did no one answer the distress signal of the Resistance? [closed]

In the beginning of The Last Jedi, the Resistance evacuated from their base on D'Qar, just before it was annihilated by the First Order. Then, throughout the movie, they tried to run away from the ...
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Why is Luke so indecisive in The Last Jedi? [closed]

I'm not talking about why he is so pessimistic and miserable, but why he constantly considers changing his mind throughout the film in the briefest of moments before reverting back to how he ...
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How did these characters survive in The Last Jedi?

In the final battle on Crait, the Resistance tries to destroy the First Order's big fancy battering ram. Finn and Rose end up crashing right in front of this weapon and the entire first order army. ...
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Do we ever see two suns over Ahch-To other than in the final scene?

I was reading Does Ahch-To actually have two suns? and it seemed to me like it'd be very easy to get the impression that the twin sunset was all in Luke's mind since I don't remember seeing two suns ...
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How was the Resistance able to rescue this character?

In The Last Jedi, after the opening battle, the Resistance makes a jump to hyperspace. Shortly after exiting hyperspace (Spoilers follow), How were they able to open the door without being blown out ...
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Is the hyperspace tracking technology in The Last Jedi the same as the one seen in Star Wars Rebels? [duplicate]

In The Last Jedi we have the First Order tracking the Resistance through hyperspace, and this is treated as brand new cutting edge technology previously thought to be impossible. But in the Star Wars ...
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What is the meaning of “Han was Han about it”?

In "Star Wars The Last Jedi (2017)", after Rey's first lesson in Jedi training, in a dimly lit cave, Luke says to Rey: For many years, there was balance and then I saw Ben. My nephew with that ...
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What is the meaning of “The effort”?

In "Star Wars The Last Jedi (2017)", Kylo Ren says to Rey through a telepathy: You'll bring Luke Skywalker to me. You're not doing this. The effort would kill you. I'm not sure what it means, ...
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What killed this character in Episode VIII?

At the end of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, He looks quite exhausted after the encounter with Kylo Ren. But what exactly killed him?
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Is Statura dead?

Ken Leung portrayed U.O. Statura in The Force Awakens. To my knowledge, he does not appear in The Last Jedi. Is he still alive?
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How are the First orders white solar panels supposed to work exactly?

The TIE fighter has long supposed to have had solar panels on it (even though it makes little sense given most of the time they wouldn't be able to provide the power required). However the new First ...
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How does Kylo Ren escape from his attack run on the Raddus hangar bay?

In The Last Jedi, Kylo Ren attacks The Raddus (the lead Rebel ship) by flying straight into the hangar bay and launching two missiles. How does Kylo Ren escape this attack run? I have the "Visual ...
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How feasible is a hyperdrive-based weapon? (Star Wars 8 spoiler) [duplicate]

After the battle in The Last Jedi when the ship activated its hyperdrive and tore through the Star Destroyer, I immediately began wondering why weapons weren't being made that utilized hyperdrives to ...
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What are the implications of being “cut off from the Force”?

Going back to legends for a moment, there's been several depictions of beings being cut off from the Force. Notably was the Sever Force ability used throughout legends to cut someone else (or oneself) ...
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What was Rian Johnson's influence on Bloodline?

In the lead-up to Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the great book Bloodline, by Claudia Gray, was released. It became notable for supposedly having Rian Johnson's input on it. This was later revealed to be ...
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What did Snoke mean when he said that Kylo Ren was “unbalanced”?

During the speech when he's chastising and demoralizing Kylo, Snoke says that he is immature. I'm not sure of the exact wording, but he definitely uses the term "unbalanced" to describe Kylo. He says ...
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What model of crashed ship is on Ahch-To?

On Ahch-To, there's a brief shot of what appears to be a crashed X-wing, which is presumably how Luke got there, as depicted in this apparent promo image: What model of X-wing is it - is it one of ...
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Was this character's role affected by the real life events pertaining to the actor?

This question contains SPOILERS for The Last Jedi. This has been a notable controversial aspect of the film, but I'm curious if any explanation exists online pertaining to this event.
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How does Kylo Ren know when to contact this character?

In The Last Jedi, we see that, But how does he know WHEN to contact her? How does he know what is the right time when Luke isn't around? Is there an explanation given about it?
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Who felt this character in The Last Jedi dying?

As we know, dies at the end of The Last Jedi, without immediate witnesses. I'm assuming that it might be possible in principle for other force-aware people to feel this. My question is simply: Who ...
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Why the assumption of a tracking device [duplicate]

In the Last Jedi, the Resistance, correctly assumes that But why did they came to that conclusion, knowing that there is a technology that can signal your position across the entire galaxy? So why ...
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Was that a shooting star or a spaceship?

In the final scene from The Last Jedi, we see a boy, Temiri Blagg (aka "Broom Boy") look up into the starry night sky. He witnesses a streak of light occur high in the heavens, but I always thought ...