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

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15 August 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La guerra de los clones  »

Box Office

Budget:

$8,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£895,300 (UK) (15 August 2008)

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

In original concept art, Ahsoka Tano was named Ashla, which is the name of the Youngling of the same species (Togruta) seen in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002). However, the link between these two characters was soon dropped. See more »

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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 »

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Clone Trooper: What's our plan of attack, sir?
Anakin Skywalker: Follow me.
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Featured in Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Clone Cadets (2010) See more »

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Infiltrating Ziro's Lair
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Written by Kevin Kiner
Performed by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
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Methadone for Stars Wars addicts
18 August 2008 | by (Irvine, CA) – See all my reviews

My 14 year old son passed on this, so I went by myself. I should have heeded his warning, "Dad, it IS a kid's movie." It is in fact.

But desirous of a Star Wars fix, I had to go.

And I am sorry I did. What a waste of time! I probably would have gotten more out of playing Battlefront II on my Xbox. Replaying Knights of the Old Republic would definitely have been better.

There wasn't really a story here, and what story there was pretty much an affront to any decent writing in any of the novels or comics in the last 30 years. There are many fan movies that are a whole heck of a lot better. Many fine things have been said that lay out the failings of this movie, so there's no need to repeat them. Most of the characters are as much cardboard as the vaunted breakthrough animation techniques. That's enough to tank any movie.

Couldn't we have had a movie that didn't pander to five year olds? This thing should have come with a Warning. "Warning! Watching this fetid pile of ripe manure, will cause you to develop a severe allergic reaction toward the Star Wars franchise."


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