Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a 2016 epic space opera film set in the Star Wars universe immediately before the events of the original 1977 film Star Wars: A New Hope.


On April 7th, 2016, a teaser trailer for the film was released, which gained over 43 million views and 102,200 comments on YouTube (shown below, left). On August 11th, the official theatrical trailer was released (shown below, right). On December 16th, 2016, the film was released in theaters across the United States. In the film, a group of heroes work together to steal the Empire's plans for the Death Star weapon.

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In March 2015, a page for Rogue One was created on the Star Wars Wiki.[1] On November 22nd, the Rogue One Facebook[3] page was launched, garnering more than 173,000 likes in the next two years.



On November 11th, Star Wars: Rogue One screenwriter Chris Weitz posted the Rebellion symbol from the film with a safety pin, along with the message “Star Wars against hate. Spread it." The rumors of the boycott and the hashtag "#DumpStarWars" began to spread when Trump supporter Jack Posobiec[3] tweeted the hashtag along with an unsubstantiated claim that Star Wars writers had rewritten and reshot the film to include scenes that called Trump a racist.


The film received mostly positive reviews, having gained an approval rating of 85% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 65/100 on Metacritic. Within one month of release, the film grossed upwards of $980 million worldwide.

Imperial Droid C2-B5

Imperial Droid C2-B5 is an astromech robot in Rogue One, which resembles a black-plated version of the droid R2-D2 from previous Star Wars films.

I Am One With the Force and the Force Is With Me

"I Am One With the Force and the Force Is With Me" is a mantra chanted by the character Chirrut Îmwe (played by Donnie Yen) in Rogue One, which he repeats to focus himself and remain calm during an intense or difficult situation.

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External References

[1] Star Wars Wiki – Rogue One

[2] Metacritic – Rogue One

[3] Facebook – Rogue One

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