Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Jonathan Aris
Fantasy action adventure and the first of several spin-off movies set in Star Wars universe. Directed by Gareth Edwards this story takes place just before the events of the original movie.
Following the foundation of the Galactic Empire, a wayward band of Rebel fighters come together to carry out a desperate mission: to steal the plans for the Death Star before it can be used to enforce the Emperor’s rule.
Best Quotes from Trailer:
Galen Erso: Jyn, whatever I do, I do it to protect you. Say you understand.
Young Jyn Erso: I understand.
[to young Jyn, giving her a Kyber Crystal]
Lyra Erso: Jyn, trust the force.
Captain Cassian Andor: [to Jyn] Do you want to get out of here?
[he unlocks Jyn’s shackles]
Mon Mothma: [to Jyn] Our rebellion is all that remains to push back the Empire. Do you think you might be able to help us?
General Draven: State your name for the record.
Jyn Erso: Jyn Erso.
General Draven: Forgery of imperial documents, possession of stolen property, aggravated assault, resisting arrest.
Mon Mothma: On your own from the age of fifteen. Reckless, aggressive, and undisciplined.
Jyn Erso: This is a rebellion, isn’t it? I rebel.
General Draven: Can you be trusted without your shackles?
Jyn Erso: Let’s just get this over with, shall we?
Captain Cassian Andor: When was the last time you were in contact with your father?
Jyn Erso: What is this?
Mon Mothma: It appears he is critical to the development of a super weapon.
Mon Mothma: [to Jyn] We have a mission for you. We have intercepted a coded imperial transmission. It indicates that a major weapons test is imminent.
Jyn Erso: So why me?
Captain Cassian Andor: The message was sent by your father.
Mon Mothma: We need to know what it is and how to destroy it.
General Draven: Is that clear.
Jyn Erso: Yes, sir.
Jyn Erso: The Empire is building a weapon, capable of destroying an entire planet. They call it the Death Star. It could be the end of us all. There’s a way to defeat it. We need to capture the plans. If my father built this thing, we need to find him.
Baze Malbus: Alright. How many do we need?
[after Baze shoots down a batch of Stromtroopers]
Chirrut Îmwe: You almost got me!
Baze Malbus: You’re welcome.
Saw Gerrera: [to Jyn] The world is coming undone. The Imperial flags reign across the galaxy.
Captain Cassian Andor: If you’re doing this I want to help.
Jyn Erso: We need a team.
Jyn Erso: Good.
Captain Cassian Andor: Good.
Captain Cassian Andor: [to Jyn] I’ve been recruiting for the rebellion for a long time.
Baze Malbus: They destroyed our home! I fight the empire now.
Chirrut Îmwe: I fear nothing. All is as the force wills it.
K-2SO: The captain says you are a friend. I will not kill you.
Jyn Erso: Thanks.
Jyn Erso: There isn’t much time. Everyday they grow stronger.
K-2SO: There’s a ninety-seven point six percent change of failure.
Captain Cassian Andor: He means well.
K-2SO: I’ll be there for you. The captain said I had to.
Jyn Erso: Charming.
K-2SO: The Imperial Forces are converging on our location.
Jyn Erso: This is our chance to make a real difference.
Saw Gerrera: [to Jyn] What will you do when they catch you? What will you if they break you! If you continue to fight, what will you become?
Captain Cassian Andor: We follow your lead.
Jyn Erso: I’m not used to people sticking around when things go bad.
Jyn Erso: Are you with me?
Captain Cassian Andor: All the way.
K-2SO: They are requesting a call sign.
Comms. Tech: Cargo Shuttle, what’s your call sign?
[replying on the comm]
Bodhi Rook: It’s, um, Rogue. Rogue One.
Jyn Erso: [to Cassian] Tell me you have a backup plan.
Director Orson Krennic: The power that we are dealing with here is immeasurable.
Director Orson Krennic: I will not fail.
Rebellion Council Member: If the empire has this kind of power, what chance do we have?
Jyn Erso: We have hope. Rebellions are built on hope.
Jyn Erso: They’ve no idea we’re coming.
Chirrut Îmwe: Take hold of this moment. The force is strong.
Captain Cassian Andor: Make ten men feel like a hundred.
Jyn Erso: We’ll take the next chance, and the next, until we win or the chances are spent. You’re all rebels, aren’t you?
Saw Gerrera: Save the rebellion! Save the dream!
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is set for release in the US and UK December 16th.