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Where to watch Rogue One: A Star Wars Story online in New Zealand

This Star Wars prequel explains how the Death Star's fatal design flaw came to be.


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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Year released



Science Fiction, Action-Adventure




From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars stand-alone films — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves. Some flashing lights sequences or patterns may affect photosensitive viewers.



Cast and crew

  • Felicity Jones (Actor)
  • Diego Luna (Actor)
  • Ben Mendelsohn (Actor)
  • Donnie Yen (Actor)
  • Mads Mikkelsen (Actor)
  • Alan Tudyk (Actor)
Essentially, Rogue One is the behind-the-scenes tale of how Star Wars most famous “small moon” space station came to be. On the remote planet of Lah’mu, Death Star scientist Galen Erso lives under the radar with his wife and young daughter, Jyn.

Everything changes when a ladder-climbing Imperial officer named Orson Krennic rips him away from his beloved family. Decades later, Galen’s the lead engineer for the planet-killing super laser and Jyn has cast her lot in with a fledgling Rebel Alliance. They’ve sworn to thwart this WMD, no matter how high the personal cost may be.

Otherwise see where Rogue One landed in our rankings of the best Star Wars films.


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