Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

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.

69
votes
14answers
24k views

Why was the Holdo manoeuvre not used earlier?

This question is related to "The Last Jedi", so let's keep preview spoiler free. It seems that it would have worked pretty well much earlier. Especially as It seems doing it earlier with different ...
31
votes
3answers
4k views

Why wasn't Poe told about Holdo's plan?

(Last Jedi spoilers ahead, if you haven't seen the movie, please don't read on.) So, fridge logic moment for me: I do understand that there's a lesson in there about following orders, even if said ...
42
votes
4answers
33k views

How did Princess Leia survive this?

In the Last Jedi movie, there is a scene where However, she manages to survive this, while any ordinary human being couldn't. How did she manage this? Is this done by using the Force?
19
votes
4answers
4k views

What did we learn about Snoke in The Last Jedi?

Did The Last Jedi (or any script, novelization once that becomes available, etc) shed any new light on Snoke? I do mean that in a pretty general sense in that I'm not after a particular piece of ...
15
votes
1answer
1k views

Did the students who fled with Kylo Ren become the Knights of Ren?

In The Last Jedi, it is mentioned that some students followed Kylo Ren on the run from the academy. In a document, are you informed of the fate of these students?
20
votes
2answers
13k views

How was the First Order tracking the Resistance in the Last Jedi?

In TLJ, a big deal is made about how the First Order is able to track the Resistance (lead) ship Everyone seems surprised that this is possible. Is it ever made clear how the First Order is doing ...
38
votes
1answer
23k views

Who was the real “Master Code Breaker”?

In The Last Jedi, Finn and Rose are tasked with finding "the master code breaker" by Maz. They travel to the city of Canto Bight and after searching However, they are then apprehended by the local ...
27
votes
3answers
7k views

Why didn't Snoke sense this in “The Last Jedi”?

Supreme Leader Snoke is a powerful user of the Force, and he is shown to be able to initiate telepathic connections between two people who are strong in the Force across great distances (among other ...
39
votes
3answers
12k views

How did bombs fall into the Dreadnought?

If there is no gravity in space. How can they use gravity to throw bombs into the Dreadnought in the first scene on the movie?
15
votes
1answer
1k views

Can capital ships make accurate micro-jumps through Hyperspace without aiming for a gravity well?

For a large portion of The Last Jedi, I've seen a number of suggestions for how the First Order might have better handled this situation, including the idea that they perform a micro-jump through ...
13
votes
3answers
2k views

Is Kylo Ren right about Rey's parents?

Tried to keep that title spoiler-free for those who haven't seen The Last Jedi yet! Is Kylo Ren right about Rey's parents Based on his motivations I could see him manipulating her, or perhaps... ...
42
votes
4answers
8k views

Should Luke's lightsaber have given away his plan?

During Luke's confrontation of Kylo Ren toward the end of The Last Jedi we see that Given that Kylo Ren and Rey has just Why did Kylo Ren not notice this "inconsistency" and realize that
27
votes
3answers
4k views

Luke's neat “trick” at the end of Last Jedi, and consequences?

How does Luke do this towards the end of the "Last Jedi"? (Some viewers are calling it a "parlor trick" online, and I think it's an apt expression.) But at the end of this, we see that: And after it ...
18
votes
2answers
2k views

What happened to the Jedi trainees that Kylo took?

In The Last Jedi: So what happened to these other trainee Jedi? Were they killed by Snoke or Ren? Where did they go?
36
votes
1answer
3k views

What's with Luke's arm?

At the end of the Last Jedi, Luke Is this simply an oversight?
35
votes
2answers
9k views

How could Kylo Ren move Luke's lightsaber in The Last Jedi when he couldn't in The Force Awakens?

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, before the battle between Kylo Ren and Rey we watch Kylo trying to force pull Luke's blue lightsaber but without success. Now, in The Last Jedi, Kylo uses the Force to ...
31
votes
4answers
4k views

Who turned on the lightsaber?

Spoilers for The Last Jedi: It could have been Or...
23
votes
2answers
10k views

What is the time span of The Last Jedi?

Watching the movie, it seems like But the So, it's all a little confusing. Can we determine the time span of the movie? And if so, what is it?
18
votes
4answers
2k views

Would Finn's attack have succeeded?

At the end of the Last Jedi, Finn attacks the There seemed to be some confusion as to whether the attack was a pointless gesture of resignation, or whether it would accomplish its end, which leads to ...
18
votes
3answers
4k views

What were Luke's lessons?

Luke tells Rey that What are the lessons?
16
votes
4answers
3k views

Is Adm. Holdo's hair dyed?

Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo prominently sports purple hair. Is this her natural hair color? Natural extensions in the answer depending on the correct answer: Is she wholly human and humans in the ...
11
votes
4answers
6k views

How could C-3PO see Luke?

Towards the end of The Last Jedi, Luke enters a room. The first one to notice Luke's arrival is the droid C-3PO and the others turn to see what C-3PO is looking at. However... How then could C-3PO ...
11
votes
2answers
2k views

Why is Snoke so rich?

As per this question, Snoke's Star Destroyer completely dwarfs any other, including even Palpatine's. Granted, much of the empire budget back then probably went into R&D for the Death Star, but ...
9
votes
1answer
1k views

Do we know the names of the vehicles/ships seen in The Last Jedi?

We got to lay our eyes on some cool new ships and vehicles in The Last Jedi in a couple different scenarios. We got some cool new speeders, more AT-ATs, the Largest starship we've probably ever seen ...
25
votes
7answers
8k views

Who and what is the Resistance left with at the end of The Last Jedi?

So the Rebels took a pretty big hit. They didn't have a lot at the start of The Last Jedi, and they had… almost nothing at the end of The Last Jedi. In fact, the entire Resistance (as we know it) ...
24
votes
3answers
4k views

Why were these items on the Millennium Falcon?

The Falcon appears to contain How did they come to be located on the ship?
22
votes
5answers
10k views

How can Rey and Kylo Ren talk to each other mentally and see each other's background?

So I'm new to star wars (and this website) and I recently watched The Last Jedi. I really enjoyed the movie and would like to understand it more since it has many "Star Wars concepts" I have no idea ...
20
votes
2answers
1k views

What was the nature of the new Imperial Guards?

In the Last Jedi, In response to this, the guards mount a furious attack on They seem far better equipped to do this than one would imagine of non-Jedi combatants. Who were these guys, and how ...
18
votes
1answer
1k views

Did Holdo know about Crait?

...or was it? Did Vice Admiral Holdo know about the presence of Crait and/or intend to go there all along? Answers directly from the movie are preferable, but other canon material is also acceptable....
17
votes
1answer
1k views

What is the gold charm taken from the Millennium Falcon?

During the The Last Jedi Luke is shown boarding the Millennium Falcon and while he is in the cockpit he takes a golden charm (looks like dice tethered on a chain). I have never seen them before, but ...
11
votes
1answer
1k views

Why did the Resistance automatically assume the use of this tech in The Last Jedi?

In The Last Jedi: As soon as the FO ships appear, the Resistance immediately come to the (correct) conclusion as to the tech that was used. Why would they assume the use of this tech, that they have ...
101
votes
5answers
10k views

Is/was General Leia Organa expected to be in the next episodes (VIII and IX) of Star Wars?

With the death of Carrie Fisher, does it have any impact on the next Star Wars films, episodes VIII and IX? Was she slated to be on 8-9? Has principal photography started with her on camera?
22
votes
2answers
3k views

Which predictions of The Last Jedi: Darths & Droids Bingo were correct?

The team of the Darths & Droids screencap webcomic have produced The Last Jedi Darths & Droids bingo, which contains predictions about Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Print out this page and take ...
22
votes
5answers
4k views

Why did Snoke’s ship’s weapons arc like this?

As the the shots fired travel in what appears to be a parabolic trajectory, arcing “up”, then back “down” to hit their targets. But since in space there’s no up and down defined by a main ...
48
votes
1answer
4k views

Who is Space Gary?

Gary the Dog is/was Carrie Fisher's French Bulldog. Before she passed, Gary would be seen pretty much everywhere with Carrie. In The Last Jedi Gary has an uncredited role as Space Gary. When watching ...
31
votes
2answers
14k views

How big is Snoke's command ship compared to a Super Star Destroyer?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, it was shown that Snoke's command ship was very big. Its width seems to exceed the entire fleet under its command. How big was Snoke's ship compared to a Super Star ...
22
votes
3answers
1k views

Did this person deliberately stop Luke from finding out something important?

This is quite a spoilerish question for the last jedi so the title is cryptic and some text is here to stop spoilers appearing in the preview. At first, I thought this intervention was nice but a ...
14
votes
2answers
2k views

Why didn't these characters use the Force?

After Supreme Leader Snoke gets Mauled by Kylo, his Praetorian Guard leap into action to avenge him. Rey and Kylo are heavily outnumbered and it's a tough fight for them since the Guard have weapons ...
32
votes
3answers
2k views

How did they learn the legend of Luke?

The broom kid in Canto Bight has not grown any older, yet the story of Luke's bravery is already being passed along to become a legend (thus, within the span of a few months?). How is that possible? ...
25
votes
2answers
8k views

How did Rose catch up to Finn?

At the end of movie: I assume: Finn and Rose has the same v[m/s] which is constant Rose has bigger s[m] pattern for time for v=const -> t=s/v Verdict: She can't hit him. Or maybe she was faster? ...
23
votes
2answers
4k views

Does Ahch-To actually have two suns?

At the end of The Last Jedi, Is there any canon info that says one way or another whether Ahch-To has two suns or whether this was just
16
votes
1answer
1k views

Why is Poe blamed for the loss?

In The Last Jedi, Afterwards, Poe seems to take the blame for every loss they experienced. Isn't General Organa in command? Doesn't that make her responsible for a decision like I'd prefer in-...
16
votes
2answers
5k views

How was the Resistance able to run out of fuel? [duplicate]

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi In space, there is very little resistance to motion, so once something starts moving, it tends to stay moving. This is why real life spacecraft barely need to burn fuel ...
14
votes
4answers
8k views

How could the First Order see the Resistance ships at the end of The Last Jedi?

I found this particular bit at the end of The Last Jedi pretty confusing. I've only seen the movie twice so my recollection may be off, but as far as I can remember: Were these ships cloaked or not? ...
14
votes
2answers
1k views

What happened to soldiers in trenches?

  Shortly before Battle of Crait we see Resistance soldiers occupying trenches and gun emplacements ahead of the large armored base door. What happened to those soldiers ?
12
votes
2answers
2k views

Did Luke really shut himself off?

In The Last Jedi, we get many scenes of Luke being generally negative towards the Jedi, The Force and pretty much everything. In a later scene, Rey and Luke have a conversation in which Ray says the ...
10
votes
2answers
5k views

Does the First Order's “Heavy Scout Walker” / “AT-HS” exist in any official fiction (besides Lego sets)?

The "First Order Heavy Scout Walker" Lego set depicts this multi-legged vehicle participating in the battle on Crait from The Last Jedi: But this does not seem to match the events of the movie, and I ...
47
votes
1answer
8k views

Did the stable boy use the Force?

At the very end of The Last Jedi, a stable boy on Canto Bight, who was given a Resistance ring by Rose when she and Finn liberated the fathiers, stares up at the night sky with his broom in hand. The ...
27
votes
1answer
1k views

What's Lando been up to during the new trilogy?

Are there any canon works that tell what Lando Calrissian has been doing during the events of TFA and TLJ? Is he involved in New Republic politics or in the New Republic fleet? Or has he gone back to ...
26
votes
1answer
2k views

What does the code breaker's hat say?

In The Last Jedi, I noticed that the code breaker who wears a hat with alien lettering. I assume this is his hat and not something he just found on the ship he stole, but then again he is a thief and ...