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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 19 May 2005 (USA)
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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.

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Near the end of the Clone Wars, Darth Sidious has revealed himself and is ready to execute the last part of his plan to rule the galaxy. Sidious is ready for his new apprentice, Darth Vader, to step into action and kill the remaining Jedi. Vader, however, struggles to choose the dark side and save his wife or remain loyal to the Jedi order.

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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and some intense images | See all certifications »

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$113,000,000 (estimated)

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£14,361,469 (UK) (20 May 2005)

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$380,262,555 (USA) (14 October 2005)
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After principal photography was complete in 2003, George Lucas made even more changes in Anakin's character, sharpening Anakin's motivations for turning to the dark side. Lucas accomplished this "rewrite" through editing the principal footage and filming new scenes during pick-ups in London in 2004. In the previous versions, Anakin had a myriad of reasons for turning to the dark side, one of which was his sincere belief that the Jedi were plotting to take over the Republic. Although this is still intact in the finished film, by revising and refilming many scenes, Lucas emphasized Anakin's desire to save Padmé from death. Thus, in the version that made it to theatres, Anakin falls to the dark side primarily to save Padmé. See more »

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[first lines]
[R2-D2 bleeps]
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[R2-D2 responds with more bleeping]
Anakin Skywalker: Master, General Grievous's ship is directly ahead. The one crawling with Vulture droids.
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Epic Star Wars Movie
8 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First I want to thank George Lucas for creating such a fantastic world that has been in all of our lives for 28 years. Wow! Revenge of the Sith is a great movie and certainly the best of the prequels. It actually has some emotional depth...which the last two lacked for me. There is so much to love about this movie...the story, characters, special effects. Sure the dialogue is occasionally corny, but that's what make "Star Wars" movies so much fun. The acting is much better in this one and the action is fast-paced and well timed.

This is definitely the movie to see this summer. What a great send off from George Lucas. Enjoy the last "Star Wars" movie. It's a wonderful summer movie and sure to please all of the Star Wars fans.


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