Film Trivia: 33 Epic Star Wars Facts

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With only 10 days left until the 7th instalment of the saga is released, here are 33 facts about this epic franchise:

1. Star Wars has made over 3.5 Billion dollars.

2. A New Hope (1977) is the second highest grossing film of all time in the US.

3. George Lucas came up with the name R2-D2 while filming American Graffiti. A member of the sound crew asked him to retrieve reel #2 of the second dialogue track, which in the parlance would be, “Could you get R2-D2 for me?”

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#17 – The Men Who Stare At Goats – by Nick Andersen

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The Men Who Stare At Goats is a 2009 R-rated drama comedy directed by Grant Heslov inspired by Jon Ronson’s book of the same title. Both Jon and Peter Straughan are the writers for this film. The war parody of the true story behind the New Earth Army, an experimental US army unit of “Warrior Monks” with unparalleled psychic powers. It’s funny at times and entertaining but feels like it stretches or has you lose interest once in a while but then brings you back. Although a good cast, it’s a slightly weird film but with a funny touch.

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