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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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Is Luke Skywalker actually a Jedi?

With the "the last Jedi" theories going around, isn't Jedi more or less a certification or title granted by the Jedi order (analogous to being knighted)? If so then isn't Luke technically not a Jedi ...
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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?
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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 ...
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In The Last Jedi, how was this character filmed?

In The Last Jedi, Yoda looked very puppet-like and you could tell they took great care to make him look like what we all remember from ESB/ROTJ rather than the CGI version from the prequels. But with ...
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Why did Luke call the lightsaber by a different name?

In The Last Jedi, I thought it was a little odd that Luke referred to the lightsaber as a "laser sword". Given that the lightsaber identifies a Jedi, why did he refer to it as such?
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Was this scene in “The Last Jedi” an homage to “Hardware Wars”?

The scene in The Last Jedi where Finn and Rose Opens with a steam iron descending down from the sky as if it was a spaceship. Is this an homage to Hardware Wars which opens with a steam iron being ...
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Why was Kylo Ren mistaken about Rey?

In The Last Jedi, both Kylo Ren and Rey see visions of the future that make them think the other one would turn. I could understand that Rey seeing But what exactly did Kylo see that made him think ...
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What was the meaning of the hole in the ground Rey saw?

When Luke taught Rey to meditate for the first time, her mind went straight to a hole in the ground. This scared Luke and he asked her to pull back, saying she had gone straight to the dark side. ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Did Poe's reckless behaviour actually save the Resistance fleet?

At the beginning of The Last Jedi Given that for most of the rest of the film. And Didn't Poe's actions actually allow the Resistance fleet to stay out-of-range? Was this ever acknowledged?
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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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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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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
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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?
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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 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?
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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 ...
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Where did all the stormtroopers go?

In the Last Jedi, Finn and Rose are about to be executed by stormtroopers. Importantly, there is a massive contingent of these stormtroopers surrounding them. This is being overseen by Phasma. Then, ...
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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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Didn't these two characters from The Last Jedi already meet in The Force Awakens?

At the end of The Last Jedi, Poe introduces himself to Rey and it's strongly implied that this is the first time they have met, let alone talked to one another. However, in The Force Awakens, it ...
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What's with Luke's arm?

At the end of the Last Jedi, Luke Is this simply an oversight?
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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 ...
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In The Last Jedi, how did DJ know the plan?

In The Last Jedi, the slicer, DJ, is But how did he know about them?
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Who turned on the lightsaber?

Spoilers for The Last Jedi: It could have been Or...
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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? ...
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Who is Dobbu Scay in The Last Jedi?

Mark Hamill is credited with two roles in The Last Jedi: Luke Skywalker (obviously), and someone called Dobbu Scay Who is Dobbu Scay?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Where did Ben Solo get his red lighsaber and mask when attacking Luke's Jedi School?

I have re-watched The Force Awakens after going to see The Last Jedi. In TFA, Rey has a vision of Luke's Jedi school in ruins with the Knights of Ren standing in the ashes. But in TLJ Luke gives ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Why did Luke say “It didn't scare me enough then, it does now”?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, after Luke has witnessed how powerful Rey's ability to use the force is, he says to her: I've seen this raw strength only once before. It didn't scare me enough then. ...
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Why didn't Yoda go to Ahch-To instead of Dagobah?

Let's look why Ahch-To (which was also not in official map) was a better option than Dagobah: Ahch-To had historic importance for Jedi. It hosted the first Jedi temple. It also had an ancient Jedi ...
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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 ...
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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? ...
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What did Kylo Ren say about the Supreme Leader?

I watched the movie and feel like I misheard or missed completely. So why would that cause Hux say that as from what I can see he is now being Surely something else should be said?
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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) ...
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Why were these items on the Millennium Falcon?

The Falcon appears to contain How did they come to be located on the ship?
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Mark Hamill's attitude toward “The Last Jedi” and Luke

I've heard that Mark Hamill doesn't like the way that Luke Skywalker was shown in the movie. What is his attitude toward "The Last Jedi" and the development of his character?
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Where have all the Y-wings gone?

There is a significant battle in both The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi that require heavy bombardment on an enemy target. In The Force Awakens it is the attack on Star Killer base, and in The Last ...
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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?
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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
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Why did the Resistance bombers fly this way?

In the opening sequence of The Last Jedi, we observe So my question is: Why did the Resistance bombers fly in such close formation and arm their bombs so early? EDIT: I don't see this as a ...
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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 ...
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What is the relevance of the salt?

Spoilers for The Last Jedi, this banner is to just make sure any previews don’t have the spoilers pop up. Note: all quotes are para-phrased. During the final battle on Crait, when they begin the ...
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Why did the Dreadnought not shoot the cruisers first?

Apart from being a short movie, what might be the reason for this tactical disaster? :)