Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Poster

The Force Awakens

Directed by J.J. Abrams


Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a live-action feature film, set in the sequel era, written by Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, and Michael Arndt and directed by J.J. Abrams. It was released in theaters on December 18, 2015.



  • TypeLive-action
  • FormatFeature film
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date12/18/2015
  • CertificationPG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)

Official Synopsis

Thirty years after the defeat of the Empire, Luke Skywalker has vanished and a new threat has risen: The First Order, led by the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke and his dark side enforcer, Kylo Ren. General Leia Organa’s military force, the Resistance — and unlikely heroes brought together by fate — are the galaxy’s only hope at thwarting a new reign of evil.

Opening Crawl

Episode VII

Luke Skywalker has vanished. In his absence, the sinister FIRST ORDER has risen from the ashes of the Empire and will not rest until Skywalker, the last Jedi, has been destroyed.

With the support of the REPUBLIC, General Leia Organa leads a brave RESISTANCE. She is desperate to find her brother Luke and gain his help in restoring peace and justice to the galaxy.

Leia has sent her most daring pilot on a secret mission to Jakku, where an old ally has discovered a clue to Luke’s whereabouts….