• Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Release Date: December 16th, 2016

DVD Release Date: April 4th, 2017

PG-13 |2 hr 14 min

Plot Summary

Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen becomes the Empire's lead engineer for the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star. Knowing that her father holds the key to its destruction, Jyn joins forces with a spy and other resistance fighters to steal the space station's plans for the Rebel Alliance.

Cast: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen Ji-Dan, Wen Jiang, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed

Director: Gareth Edwards

Genres: Adventure , Science fiction , Action , Fantasy

Production Co: Lucasfilm Ltd.

Distributors: Walt Disney

Keywords: Cheeky, Brooding, Office, Intense, Quest, Soldier

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    What fans will get here is loads of action, great effects, good comic relief, stunning locations (Iceland, Jordan and the Maldives) and some intriguing early glimpses of the Galactic Empire as it begins to flex its inter-galactic power. show more

  • 90
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Perhaps the darkest, most action-packed Star Wars instalment, director Gareth Edwards’ standalone adventure establishes its own rhythm, balancing fan demands with grand, poetic moments unlike anything this cinematic galaxy has previously achieved. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The fault lies not with Ms. Jones, an appealing performer, but with Gareth Edwards, who directed doggedly from a delight-free script by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy. show more

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Awards

Nominated Sound Mixing
Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2017)
Nominated Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2017)
Nominated Visual Effects