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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

  • 2005
  • PG-13
  • 140min
  • 79%
  • 7.6 / 10

The events of Revenge of the Sith take place three years after the Clone Wars. The Republic, with the help of the Jedi, rescue the captured Emperor Palpatine from Count Dooku and the Separatists. Obi-Wan Kenobi pursues the growing threat of General Grievous. Anakin Skywalker is plagued with troubling visions of his wife. The death of the Jedi becomes imminent. And the rise of Darth Vader is forthcoming.

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Revenge of the Sith was generally received as the better Star Wars film out of the Star Wars prequel trilogy. It, however muddled, was able to account the eventual turn of Anakin Skywalker from Jedi to Sith Lord. In the Star Wars canon, Darth Vader is part of the list of Sith Lords. The Sith are Force practitioners who chose the dark side. However, the Sith are not the only ones who used it. The dark side of the Force is an aspect of the Force where a user would draw power from their feelings of anger, hatred, greed, or jealousy. Besides the Sith, unaffiliated users are known as the Darksiders, Dark Side Adepts, or Dark Jedi.

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Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith is the third film in the Star Wars prequel series, the sixth in the entire Star Wars film series written and directed by George Lucas. The epic space opera stars Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Frank Oz. It premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on May 15, 2005, and was generally accepted by the critics, better than its two predecessors, with some criticism aimed at the screenplay, inconsistent tone, and the performance given by Christensen. The film broke box office records with its $848 million worldwide gross, being the highest-grossing film in the U.S. for that year, as well as being the second-highest grossing film internationally.