Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise Of Skywalker Poster

The Rise of Skywalker

Directed by J.J. Abrams


Star Wars: Episode IX is a live-action feature film, set in the sequel era, written by J.J. Abrams, and Chris Terrio and directed by J.J. Abrams. It was released in theaters on December 20, 2019, as part of The Skywalker Saga.



  • TypeLive-action
  • FormatFeature film
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date12/20/2019
  • CertificationPG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)

Official Synopsis

Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker opens in U.S. theaters on December 20.

Opening Crawl

Episode IX

The dead speak! The galaxy has heard a mysterious broadcast, a threat of REVENGE in the sinister voice of the late EMPEROR PALPATINE.

GENERAL LEIA ORGANA dispatches secret agents to gather intelligence, while REY, the last hope of the Jedi, trains for battle against the diabolical FIRST ORDER.

Meanwhile, Supreme Leader KYLO REN rages in search of the phantom Emperor, determined to destroy any threat to his power….