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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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The saga is complete.


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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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Trivia

Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) and Kenny Baker (R2-D2) are the only actors to appear in all of the original and prequel trilogy of "Star Wars" films. In second place is Frank Oz (Yoda) who appeared in five of the films, and in third place are James Earl Jones (voice of Darth Vader), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) and Ian McDiarmid (Supreme Chancellor Palpatine/Darth Sidious) who all appear in four of the films (unless one counts McDiarmid appearing in the 2004 DVD Special Edition of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), in which he replaces Clive Revill, and reprises his role as Palpatine). The character of Obi-wan Kenobi also appeared in all six films, but was played by two different actors, Sir Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor. See more »

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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 »

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[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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The saga ends, or does it?
3 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The last of the star wars films to be made and done in spectacular style. The only thing with this film is that it relies too much on digital technology, which causes it to lose some of the charm of the original trilogy.

That aside, Star Wars Episode 3 is by far the most dramatic and spectacular of all the Star Wars films. Continuing the story of episode 2, this film tells of the events leading up to the original trilogy. It tells the tale through three key elements,

1. Tragedy 2. Betrayal 3. Romance

These elements make this film the most stunning and the best of the prequel trilogy, and a debatable best in the saga. It is my favourite but others may disagree. But the film is worth a look, even if you're not a hardened star wars fan.


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