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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Final Run-Time Revealed

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Mon, 11/30/2015 - 22:17

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The final run-time for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been revealed, which is slightly longer than expected as the film will be 136 minutes long.

Back at the D23 Expo in August, J.J. Abrams stated the present run-time was 124 minutes.

Most recenly also saw word that the run-time was around 135 minutes, but according to THR, the official run-time for Star Wars: The Force Awakens comes in at a minute longer at 136 minutes -- 2 hours and 16 minutes in length. It's also become known that the movie will be rated PG-13.

Here is a comparison to the other Star Wars movie run-times:

• A New Hope – 121 minutes

• The Empire Strikes Back – 124 minutes

• Return of the Jedi – 131 minutes

• The Phantom Menace – 133 minutes

• Attack of the Clones – 142 minutes

• Revenge of the Sith – 140 minutes

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has a December 18, 2015 release directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, and John Williams returns as the composer.

Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.