The Star Wars galaxy is a huge place, and even after eight live-action movies, it feels as though we’ve barely scratched the surface when it comes to the many colorful alien races who call it home. No doubt The Last Jedi will soon add a whole new wave of distinctive creatures to the lineup.
As we gear up for the new sequel, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the most memorable aliens introduced in The Force Awakens and Rogue One (and soon, The Last Jedi). Check out our guide to this diverse and motley crew below:
Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in theaters on December 15 and boasts a run-time of 150 minutes, making it the longest Star Wars film yet. It’s also tracking to have an opening weekend of $ 200 million, which would beat out Beauty and the Beast’s record for the biggest opening of 2017.