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Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017, eighth movie produced). The last remnants of Leia's rebellion try to evade the grip of The First Order, while Rey seeks to convince Luke Skywalker to train her to be a Jedi. Use with the [star-wars] tag.

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How did Captain Phasma regroup with the First Order so quickly after Starkiller Base?

The Force Awakens ends with the this should have killed Captain Phasma, so we can only assume that she escaped. However, The Last Jedi takes place minutes after the end of The Force Awakens but ...
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How could Luke physically hold the dice and touch Leia?

In The Last Jedi (2017), when Luke projects himself onto the planet where the rebels are, he first meets up with Leia and gives her Han's dice and kisses her on the forehead. How was he able to do ...
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Have we seen this power before in Star Wars?

In The Last Jedi (2017), towards the end, Luke projects himself onto the planet where Kylo Ren has cornered the Rebels. Later he is seen fighting Kylo and ultimately dying. Have we ever seen someone ...
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Did Kylo Ren take students from the academy or not?

In The Last Jedi in 2017, it is stated that Kylo Ren took students from the academy with him when he destroyed it and fled. In the 2019-2020 comic The Rise of Kylo Ren, however, his destruction of ...
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Is Temiri Blagg (from the last scene of The Last Jedi) an allusion to Mickey's Sorcerer's Apprentice?

At the end of The Last Jedi, a boy named Temiri Blagg (AKA "Broom Boy") uses the force to grab a sweeping broom. Instantly, it came to my mind that this scene was an homage to Mickey's ...
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Why were these characters lying to the Resistance? [duplicate]

spoilers for The Last Jedi In this movie, Leia and Holdo have a plan to save the Resistance. However, they keep it from Poe and the rest of the crew, pretending like they're going to abandon it. Is ...
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How come Snoke could force-connect Rey and Kylo but still not be able tell where Rey was?

In The Last Jedi, when Rey is on an island with Luke Skywalker, we see Kylo Ren and Rey force-connecting, and later in the film, when they are together in Snoke's throne room, Snoke tells them he ...
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Why was the first Jedi Temple built on top of a Dark Side cave?

I am curious to know if there is anything mentioned in Star Wars canon that explains why the first Jedi Temple, located on the planet Ahch-To, was built on top of a Dark Side cave. I personally can't ...
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Who killed Luke's students?

As we see in The Rise of Kylo Ren comic, it wasn't Ben Solo. 'He vanished with a handful of my students and slaughtered the rest', says Luke to Rey. But, again, that wasn't Ben; and Luke wasn't ...
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Was Ben Solo sent away twice?

That's what it seems. Leia remembers him as an angry teenager in The Last Jedi novel. He was around the house apparently. Kylo (same book) remembers hearing Han and Leia arguing about him, and I think ...
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How does Rey know how to swim?

We see her doing that in The Last Jedi. The mirror cave scene. But she's been in Jakku since she was 6. I can't find an answer (besides the ones provided by speculation, of course)
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Why didn't Rey encounter Dark Side Rey inside the cave on the planet Ahch-To?

In the movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Rey fights the Dark Side version of herself inside the wreckage of the Death Star. This fight is similar to how Luke Skywalker fought the Dark Side ...
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Who did Kylo Ren think Rey was in "The Force Awakens"?

contains spoilers for The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker I know there have been questions such as "Why was Kylo wrong about Rey's parentage," but I'm not asking about that. ...
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What creature does the dinosaur-like skull on Ahch-To belong to?

Here's a screenshot. You can see it in The Last Jedi in the brief underwater shot when Rey falls into the dark side well. It's immediately preceding the famous "mirror Reys" scene; on the ...
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How many dreadnoughts did the First Order have?

In The Last Jedi we see a First Order siege dreadnought, the Fulminatrix. A little bit later in the movie, Poe says, These things are fleet killers! We can't let it get away! Implying that there ...
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Who is Darth Sidious?

Is Darth Sidious two people? I heard that Darth Vader killed Darth Sidious, but Darth Sidious comes back in The Rise of Skywalker. Also, there is another emperor in The Last Jedi, but who is he? Is he ...
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How can Rey Pilot the Millenium Falcon? [duplicate]

Rey might know how to pilot, due to her years a junk trader, but one scene from The Force Awakens bothers me. The scene where she flies in the Salt mines on Crait and in the Star Destroyer wreckage on ...
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Is Poe not spelling Hux in Aubresh?

At the beginning of TLJ, Poe stalls the First Order’s attack by pretending to have a bad connection: Poe: Hux? Hux: He can? Poe: With an ‘H’? Skinny guy? Kind of pasty? Hux: I can hear you. Can you ...
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How did Luke's X-wing fly from Ahch-To?

How did Luke's X-wing fly from Ahch-To? I thought it was damaged beyond repair.
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How did Rey repair the Skywalker lightsaber?

In The Last Jedi Rey and Kylo have a tug of war over the old Skywalker lightsaber, was Anakin's, then Luke's (who lost it), then Maz gave it Rey etc. However, in The ...
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How much time has passed between The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker?

The Rise of Skywalker takes place sometime after The Last Jedi. It doesn't pick up straight after because the Resistance has a new base and is running operations again. Rey is also in training and ...
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Why was Kylo Ren wrong about Rey's lineage?

With the big reveal that this whole bit Kylo Ren says in The Last Jedi is definitely not true (slightly edited for brevity) Do you want to know the truth about your parents? Or have you always ...
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Is it possible to skip The Last Jedi and still make sense of Rise of Skywalker?

Having watched Rise of Skywalker, it's apparent there's not a lot of material in The Last Jedi that's actually relevant to the storyline itself. Aside from , which can be hand waved away (pun ...
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What made the water of the Jedi Temple pool ripple?

In The Last Jedi, Luke Skywalker went to the ledge, outside of the First Jedi Temple, laid his hands on a large stone, and started meditating. Soon, the water in the pool inside, with the mosaic of ...
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Why was hyperspace collision not weaponized before the events of The Last Jedi? [duplicate]

Considering the damage that the rebel Star Cruiser dealt to Snoke's ship when jumping to hyperspace, why is this seemingly the first and only time we've seen this? Why are there not say missiles with ...
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Why doesn't Anakin's lightsaber explode when it's chopped in half on Geonosis?

We see that lightsabers can create considerable explosions when Luke's is Force-pulled in half in the throne room fight in The Last Jedi, but when Anakin's is chopped in half on the conveyor belt in ...
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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: You need a ...
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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 ...
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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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