Three years into the Clone Wars, the Jedi rescue Palpatine from Count Dooku. As Obi-Wan pursues a new threat, Anakin acts as a double agent between the Jedi Council and Palpatine and is lured into a sinister plan to rule the galaxy.
Ten years after initially meeting, Anakin Skywalker shares a forbidden romance with Padmé, while Obi-Wan investigates an assassination attempt on the Senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the Jedi.
After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy a more powerful Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
After the rebels are overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda. His friends accept shelter from a questionable ally as Darth Vader hunts them in a plan to capture Luke.
Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Stormtrooper defector Finn and spare parts scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.
In Coruscant, the Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker rescue the Supreme Chancellor Palpatine from the Separatist General Grievous' spaceship and Anakin kills Count Dooku with his light-saber after a fight; however Grievous escapes from the Jedi. When they land on Coruscant, Padmé Amidala comes to tell Anakin that she is pregnant. Soon he has premonitions of his wife dying during the delivery. Palpatine requests that Anakin join the Jedi Council against the will of the members but he is not promoted to Master and stays at the rank of Knight; further they ask him to spy on Palpatine. Anakin is manipulated by Palpatine about the true intentions of the Jedi and is tempted to know the dark side of the Force that could be capable of saving Padmé. Further Palpatine discloses that he is Sith Lord Darth Sidious. What will Anakin do? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The final "Star Wars" film to be distributed by 20th Century Fox, which permanently holds the rights to the original Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and hands over rights to the prequel trilogy and the final two installments of the original trilogy to Walt Disney Studios after May 2020, due to the Walt Disney Company's acquisition of Lucasfilm in 2012. See more »
Just before the fight scene between General Grievous and Obi-Wan, Obi-Wan uses the force to drop a large vent-like object on top of Grievous' guards. In the fight scene that follows however, the object has disappeared. See more »
Lock on to him R2.
[R2-D2 responds with more bleeping]
Master, General Grievous's ship is directly ahead. The one crawling with Vulture droids.
Oh, I see it. Oh, this is going to be easy.
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For several years now, it's been a rather uneasy proposition to be
known as a STAR WARS fan. First, we had to put up with the great
embarrassment of the clownish Jar Jar and the gut wrenching "acting"
from the muppet known as Jake Lloyd in PHANTOM MENACE. Then came the
laughably stilted dialog and the clumsily told love story from ATTACK
OF THE CLONES. Fans far and wide were wondering what George Lucas had
done to their beloved STAR WARS franchise! Something that once was so
rollicking and without peer was being transformed into
kiddie-pandering, muppet populated, CGI over-loaded dreck!
Mr. Lucas, all is forgiven. Welcome back. REVENGE OF THE SITH is the
prequel installment we've been hoping for all along. Gone is the overly
wooden acting and the ridiculously petrified dialog. In there place is
a logical and believable storyline. Anakin's transformation is
inexorably sensible. It is natural and not forced into shape by wooden
dialog. Scenes between Anakin and Padme, are heartfelt and honest- a
far cry from their nearly unwatchable scenes in ATTACK OF THE CLONES.
The same can be said of scenes between Anakin and Obi Wan Kenobi (Ewan
McGregor is legitimately great in this film. He gives Kenobi real depth
and the viewer thoroughly believes that he grows up to become Alec
Guiness). There exists a real bond of deep feeling the viewer can feel
between master and apprentice thus making Anakin's fate all the more
tragic, as he slowly becomes more and more entangled in Palpatine's
(Ian McDiarmid, in a joyfully malevolent turn) web of deception and
Visuals have never been an issue in the prequel films and this is most
certainly the case with REVENGE OF THE SITH. The opening sequence is a
jaw-dropping collage of ships in movement, dazzling colors, and
frenetic combat. Additionally, the technology used to create Yoda seems
to have grown exponentially over the already impressive wizardry used
to animate Yoda in CLONES. Front to back, the vistas Lucas shows us are
entirely believable and staggering joys to behold.
George Lucas goes right for the jugular in this film (the PG-13 rating
is well earned! Parents be advised!!). This is a very well-told story
of a fall from grace told in an unflinching manner. And yet, the hope
for the future is so firmly in place as this film rolls to an end, a
tear will roll down your cheek if you've lived with this series of
films as long as I have. STAR WARS is back. It's cool to be a fan
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