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As the Clone Wars near an end, the Sith Lord Darth Sidious steps out of the shadows, at which time Anakin succumbs to his emotions, becoming Darth Vader and putting his relationships with Obi-Wan and Padme at risk.

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It is three years after the start of the Clone Wars. The leader of the droid army, General Grievous, has captured Chancellor Palpatine on board his ship, the Invisible Hand. Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker must fly through Coruscant safely, and enter the Invisible Hand so that they can rescue the captive Chancellor. Just when Palpatine is about to be released, Count Dooku shows up. Obi-Wan and Anakin both battle it out with him, but Obi-Wan ends up unconscious. Anakin slices off his head and kills him. Anakin carries Obi-Wan, and Palpatine follows him. They meet General Grievous face to face, and Anakin tries to fly the last half of the ship so that they can safely land on Coruscant. Later, Palpatine starts acting strange, constantly manipulating Anakin into believing that the Jedi Council is against him. Eventually, it is found out that he is the Dark Lord of the Sith. Jedi Master Mace Windu fights him, along with three other Jedi that accompany Windu. ... Written by Super Slash

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19 May 2005 (USA)  »

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$113,000,000 (estimated)

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$4,892,219 (Australia) (27 May 2005)

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$380,262,555 (USA) (14 October 2005)
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Trivia

When Obi-Wan finds General Grievous on Utapau, his first words are, "Hello, there." In Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), when Obi-Wan is first introduced, his words to R2-D2 are, "Hello, there." See more »

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In the opening scene, a buzz droid punctures a coolant line in the port wing, fogging Obi Wan's cockpit. In the immediate subsequent shots, the fogging is gone. See more »

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[first lines]
[R2-D2 bleeps]
Anakin Skywalker: Lock on to him R2.
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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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