Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

2019 film directed by J. J. Abrams

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker[4] (also known as Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker) is an American epic space opera movie produced, co-written and directed by J.J. Abrams.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Directed byJ. J. Abrams
Written by
Based onCharacters
by George Lucas
Produced by
CinematographyDan Mindel[1]
Edited by
Music byJohn Williams
Distributed byWalt Disney Studios
Motion Pictures
Release date
  • December 20, 2019 (2019-12-20) (United States)
Running time
142 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$275 million[2]
Box office$1.074 billion[3]

It is the third and last movie of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, after The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi. The movie is produced by Lucasfilm and Bad Robot Productions and was distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

The Rise of Skywalker is set one year after The Last Jedi.[5] It is said to be the end of the Skywalker saga.[6]


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