• Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith

Release Date: May 19th, 2005

DVD Release Date: November 1st, 2005

PG-13 |2 hr 20 min

Plot Summary

It has been three years since the Clone Wars began. Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) and Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) rescue Chancellor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid) from General Grievous, the commander of the droid armies, but Grievous escapes. Suspicions are raised within the Jedi Council concerning Chancellor Palpatine, with whom Anakin has formed a bond. Asked to spy on the chancellor, and full of bitterness toward the Jedi Council, Anakin embraces the Dark Side.

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

Director: George Lucas

Genres: Science Fiction , Adventure , Action , Fantasy

Production Co: Lucasfilm Ltd.

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Suspenseful, Dark, Murder, Melodramatic, Wife, Rise, Love, Rivalry, Fall

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Michael SragowBaltimore Sun

    A pop masterpiece. show more

  • 100
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    All the "Star Wars" movies will continue to entertain us for many years to come. They were grand fun, and this last one's a corker. show more

  • 90
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    The final episode of George Lucas' cinematic epic "Star Wars" ends the six-movie series on such a high note that one feels like yelling out, "Rewind!" Yes, rewind through more than 13 hours of bravery, treachery, new worlds, odd creatures and human frailty. show more

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