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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)

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Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano must rescue the kidnapped son of Jabba the Hutt, but political intrigue complicates their mission.


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Complete credited cast:
Ahsoka Tano (voice)
Yoda / Narrator / Admiral Yularen (voice)
General Loathsom / Ziro the Hutt / Kronos-327 (voice)
Padmé Amidala (voice)
Battle Droids (voice)
Jabba the Hutt (voice)
Mace Windu (voice)
C-3PO (voice)
Count Dooku (voice)


As the Clone Wars sweep through the galaxy, the heroic Jedi Knights struggle to maintain order and restore peace. More and more systems are falling prey to the forces of the dark side as the Galactic Republic slips further and further under the sway of the Separatists and their never-ending droid army. Anakin Skywalker and his Padawan learner Ahsoka Tano find themselves on a mission with far-reaching consequences, one that brings them face-to-face with crime lord Jabba the Hutt. But Count Dooku and his sinister agents, including the nefarious Asajj Ventress, will stop at nothing to ensure that Anakin and Ahsoka fail at their quest. Meanwhile, on the front lines of the Clone Wars, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Master Yoda lead the massive clone army in a valiant effort to resist the forces of the dark side ... Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sci-fi action violence throughout, brief language and momentary smoking | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 August 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La guerra de los clones  »

Box Office


$8,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£895,300 (UK) (15 August 2008)


$35,154,336 (USA) (7 November 2008)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


James Arnold Taylor based the voice of the Twilight's Medical Droid on Jeff Goldblum. See more »


Due to the limited number of models available during early production of The Clone Wars, many assets had to be reused in the background. Obi-Wan Kenobi's body was reused (complete with Jedi emblem on the shoulder) for two Gran (Ree-Yees) aliens seen in both Jabba and Ziro's palace. Similarly, Supreme Chancellor Palpatine's body was reused for two Ithorian (Hammerhead) aliens. Noticeably, these Ithorians have human hands. See more »


Ahsoka Tano: Great! You woke the baby!
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References Fireball XL5 (1962) See more »


Obi-Wan To The Rescue
Written by Kevin Kiner
Performed by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
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User Reviews

I have nothing good to say about this movie.
15 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie fails on every level. It begins with, I kid you not, the announcer from The Powerpuff Girl's voice replacing the opening crawl we've come to know and love, presumably because the target audience, American children, can't read at even that glacial pace. I don't know if it's even necessary at this point to say something as redundant as "this movie has a horrible script and stiff acting;" that's just something we've come to expect with Star Wars in the last decade. But even the battle sequences aren't enjoyable. Star Wars used to be the cutting edge in visual effects; apparently the makers of this movie haven't the ways in which computer animation have advanced in the last decade. The character animations in this movie are worse than the average video game. The movie has off-putting pacing, packing too much into the first half, and dragging in the second. Everything that was supposed to be funny was a dud, and everything that was supposed to be serious garnered unwelcome guffaws from the audience. I have nothing good to say about this movie.

The consensus seems to be that it's not fair to compare it to the real Star Wars movies because it's intended for kids. That's just the thing though; I don't want Star Wars to become something that I have to put my brain on ice to enjoy from now on. A long time ago, George Lucas was capable of putting out material that kids and adults could both enjoy, that fanboys and the casual moviegoer could both enjoy, and no one would have to suspend their sensibilities to have a good time. That's what I want back.

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