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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)

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After the Republic's victory on Christophsis, Anakin and his new apprentice Ahsoka Tano must rescue the kidnapped son of Jabba the Hutt. Political intrigue complicates their mission.

Director:

Dave Filoni
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Matt Lanter ... Anakin Skywalker (voice)
Ashley Eckstein ... Ahsoka Tano (voice)
James Arnold Taylor ... Obi-Wan Kenobi / 4-A7 / Medical Droid (voice)
Dee Bradley Baker ... Clone Troopers / Captain Rex / Cody / Fox (voice)
Tom Kane ... Yoda / Narrator / Admiral Yularen (voice)
Nika Futterman ... Asajj Ventress / Tee-C-Seventy (voice)
Ian Abercrombie ... Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious (voice)
Corey Burton ... General Loathsom / Ziro the Hutt / Kronos-327 (voice)
Catherine Taber ... Padmé Amidala (voice)
Matthew Wood ... Battle Droids (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Jabba the Hutt (voice)
David Acord ... Rotta the Huttlet (voice)
Samuel L. Jackson ... Mace Windu (voice)
Anthony Daniels ... C-3PO (voice)
Christopher Lee ... Count Dooku (voice)
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Storyline

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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La guerra de los clones See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,611,273, 17 August 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$35,161,554

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$68,282,844
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SDDS | DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the first Star Wars movie not to open at number one at the box-office. See more »

Goofs

In the first moments of the Battle of Cristophsis scene, as Anakin, Obi-Wan, and the Clones are rushing to the defenses, one clone is firing repeatedly, seemingly at the approaching battle droids. However, as the camera switches to the separatist column, no blaster bolts can be seen, and it is unlikely that the droids are in range anyway. See more »

Quotes

Ahsoka Tano: We're taking this junker? We'd be better off on that big bug.
Anakin Skywalker: Get aboard and prime the engines. Assuming it has engines.
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Connections

Referenced in JonTron: Daikatana (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Landing On Teth
(uncredited)
Written by Kevin Kiner
Performed by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
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User Reviews

 
a fresh take on star wars and it is okay
18 September 2014 | by alindsay-alSee all my reviews

After the prequels I had very low hopes for this new animated star wars film but I must say it beat my expectations by being okay and much more watchable then the phantom menace and attack of the clones. This sees Anakin Skywalker, obi wan Kenobi and anakins New padawan ashoka tano attempting to rescue Jabba the hutts son with count dooku and assajj ventress also looking for jabbas allegiance. The fact that Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregor don't voice could have been a problem but I think both the voice actors did a good job and they encapsulated what the characters are like in the prequels so I thought they led this film pretty well. The side characters all did a good job as well with ashoka being a good contrast for Anakin and obi wan and this new character worked in this film. What I do like about the clone wars was how it focused on the clone wars and the addition of captain Rex was a really good choice and I really like a character with personality in this clone army. Christopher lee voicing count dooku was a great choice and I thought he did a really good job with the character along with ventress who was a good villain for this film. The story is where this film falls apart with the fact that there is not a lot of story but possibly too much action not enough story. Also they add a new story with about 20 Min's to go and it is just an unwanted distraction that was not needed. The script is also pretty poor with ashoka giving a lot of one liners and none of the characters really having an outstanding moment of dialogue. The style however was great I thought, it was unique and was a great choice for this film. Overall this is an okay film that I think could have actually been a lot more.


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