• Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones (2002)

Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones

Release Date: May 16th, 2002

DVD Release Date: March 22nd, 2005

PG |2 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

Set ten years after the events of "The Phantom Menace," the Republic continues to be mired in strife and chaos. A separatist movement encompassing hundreds of planets and powerful corporate alliances poses new threats to the galaxy that even the Jedi cannot stem. These moves, long planned by an as yet unrevealed and powerful force, lead to the beginning of the Clone Wars -- and the beginning of the end of the Republic.

Cast: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Christopher Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, Frank Oz, Ian McDiarmid, Pernilla August

Director: George Lucas

Genres: Action , Adventure , Science fiction , Fantasy

Production Co: Lucasfilm Ltd., Twentieth Century Fox

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Suspenseful, Revenge, Murder, Escape, Spirited

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Clones makes the Frodo-speak of "Lord of the Rings" sound like Noel Coward. show more

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    For all its video-game bedazzlements, Attack of the Clones suffers from severe digital glut, periodically relieved, if you can call it that, by amateur theatrics.

  • 100
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    Attack of the Clones celebrates a certain youthful spirit in both moviemaking and movie watching; because it's as much phenomenon as movie, audiences will either ride with or reject it. I was happy to take the ride. show more

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