Best Characters In Star Wars: The Force Awakens

This list compiles the best characters featured in J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated 2015 space opera film, 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' (Episode VII).

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1Han SoloHan Solo is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed in films by Harrison Ford. In the original film trilogy, Han and his co-pilot, Chewbacca, become involved in the Rebel Alliance which opposes the Galactic Empire.

Personally, I think that Harrison Ford didn't really car about the movie. He was always open about his indifference towards the franchise and now he obviously dislikes the idea of being back in this role. You could could it in his expression. His performance was a real disappointment to me. - UniqueUniverse

I've always liked Han Solo, he has been great in every movie he has been in (except the Christmas special but you can't blame him for that) - Martinglez

Han Solo has personally always annoyed me a bit, but he's kinda cool

Kylo Ren killed you, he ruined Star Wars.

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2Kylo RenKyle Rem is a fictional dark warrior strong with the Force, Kylo Ren commands First Order missions with a temper as fiery as his unconventional lightsaber.

One of the biggest surprises of this movie. I was afraid that he was going to be a typical badass villain with a menacing, lightsaber, look and voice without much background about him. Oh boy, was I wrong. Kylo Ren may be a badass but he's also a very emotional, intriguing, intimidating and compelling villain. A villain who feels conflicted, who has the desire to go back to the light side but doesn't have the courage to, kills his father Han Solo which added more to the emotional drama between Han and Leia, and also idolizing his grandfather Darth Vader (or shall I say Anakin Skywalker). That's how you make a great villain. He has the makings of being a true competitor to Darth Vader. - Johnny1248

When people call him a wimp, think about it for a second. What conflict this poor guy is suffering through, and everything in between. He's practically being torn apart, as he said in the movie himself. To me, he is no wimp, but a fighter, because he's been through a lot, guys, and even though he killed his own father, he has his reasons.

What He Did To His Father At The End Was Despicable

I think that Rey is the best match for kylo

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3ChewbaccaChewbacca, nicknamed "Chewie", is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He is a Wookiee, a tall, hirsute biped and intelligent species from the planet Kashyyyk.

Chewy was a savage in this movie - ryanrimmel

Give the Wookie your vote since no one will give him a medal or a hug!

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4ReyRey is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by British actress Daisy Ridley. First appearing as the central character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey is a scavenger who was left behind on the planet Jakku when she was a child, and later becomes involved with the Resistance's more.

My guess is, she'll be some kind of a main focus in the new trilogy. And that is certainly good, together with Kylo Ren, she is probably the most interesting and intriguing new character. - UniqueUniverse

Quite an interesting character. it's pretty fair to say that Daisy Ridley has a very bright future ahead of her because she had some of the best acting I've ever seen in Star Wars. I know I may be overrate, but that's just me. - Johnny1248

She's the new Skywalker. Though I do want her to be a Kenobi...

Not as good as a akin and luke

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Out of everyone in The Force Awakens, I think Finn is my favorite character. We have always seen stormtroopers as goons who shot bad, Finn showed that not every stormtrooper wants to be one. John Boyega did a fantastic job playing this character and I can't wait to see him in Episode 8. - khscarymovie4

7Luke SkywalkerLuke Skywalker is a fictional character appearing as the central protagonist of the original film trilogy, and as a supporting character in the sequel trilogy of the Star Wars universe created by George Lucas.

As a person who already saw the movie and now tries to avoid spoiling anything to the others, I can only say that this pick is absolutely illogical (you'll see why) - UniqueUniverse

I like how Honest Trailers says this is the easiest paycheck Mark Hamill ever made, because it's true.

How is he 2?! He was only in the movie for 1 minute

8R2-D2R2-D2 or Artoo-Detoo is a fictional robot character in the Star Wars universe created by George Lucas, who appears in the original trilogy, the prequel trilogy, and the sequel trilogy.
9Princess Leia OrganaPrincess Leia Organa, later known as General Leia Organa, is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed in films by Carrie Fisher.

Leia is my favorite character in Star wars

Leia is my favorite character in Star wars

Your pic of her is wrong, it's supposed to be the pic of her in the movie, not a CW pic.

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12Maz Kanata

She's so funny I love her she reminds me of one of those wise old ladies that is always willing to crack a joke in between

She's an orange and weaker version of Yoda, mixed with E.T. in looks, and she brought Rey towards a nightmare tunnel, yet you guys should feel bad for her after her castle got destroyed by the First Order.

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15Supreme Leader Snoke

A character who resembles a cross between Voldemort from Harry Potter and Gollum from Middle Earth, yet his true identity is not known, he could be any character from the past movies, spin-offs and games, and he;s the "Supreme Leader" of the First Order.

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16First Order Stormtrooper

Seriously storm troopers can't hit a thing


I didn't really like her here, but mi production is that she will have a great role in the sequels - Martinglez

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