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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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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

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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)

Opening Weekend USA:

$108,435,841, 22 May 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$380,262,555, 16 October 2005

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$848,754,768, 25 November 2011
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Trivia

The color pallette of the movie, was inspired by the paintings of Mark Rothko. George Lucas is a big fan of the painter. See more »

Goofs

When Padme enters her royal Naboo starship bound for Mustafar, the Coruscant skyline is full of air traffic. Yet none of the traffic is reflected in the ship's shiny mirror-like body. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[R2-D2 bleeps]
Anakin Skywalker: Lock on to him R2.
[R2-D2 responds with more bleeping]
Anakin Skywalker: Master, General Grievous's ship is directly ahead. The one crawling with Vulture droids.
Obi-Wan: Oh, I see it. Oh, this is going to be easy.
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Michael Smith as Javva The Hutt See more »

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Grievous and the Droids
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If Star Wars must end, this is the way to end it!
7 April 2006 | by See all my reviews

(NOTE: THERE WILL BE MAJOR SPOILERS WITHIN THIS REVIEW!!!!!) As the Clone Wars rage on, spreading Jedi across the galaxy, the Seperatists dare to strike at the heart of the republic. Led by General Grievous, the evil cyborg, the Seperatists kidnap the Supreme Chancellor of the republic, Palpatine. Two Jedi, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker, are sent out to rescue the Supreme Chancellor, and what unfolds is an epic space battle and a lightsaber duel with the Sith Lord and Seperatist leader Count Dooku. After a successful rescue, the two Jedi end up being separated. Obi-Wan is sent to find General Grievous, who escaped the epic space-battle. Anakin is left on Coruscant, capital of the republic, to spy on Chancellor Palpatine, whose actions in the Senate seem suspicious. Meanwhile, Darth Sidious, Dark Lord of the Sith, is looking for a new apprentice, since Anakin killed Dooku.

Anakin and Palpatine are good friends. They trust each other. Palpatine is like a father to Anakin. When Palpatine reveals that he himself is Darth Sidious and that he wants Anakin to be his new apprentice, Anakin turns to is fellow Jedi for help. The Jedi confront Palpatine, and the Sith Lord engages them in a lightsaber duel. Anakin, against orders, goes to th epic battle, only to turn on his friends and join Palpatine. Anakin becomes Darth Vader, and helps Sidious destroy the rest of the Jedi. In the end, Vader engages Obi-Wan in a lightsaber duel, only to lose and be seriously injured. Palpatine saves Anakin, and the Darth Vader we know and love is born.

Now, I know that this is a very rough review of Revenge of the Sith, but I didn't want to give TOO much away! This is a great film.


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