This was the movie that reminded us of the power of the force, as Anakin came into his own, while starting his battle between light and dark. It was the struggle fans had been waiting to watch – the backstory of all backstories.
Friday 4 September, 06:00 and 19:30
Sunday 6 September, 17:37
Friday 11 September, 10:00 and 20:00
Sunday 13 September, 17:00
Year of release: 2002
Director: George Lucas
Production budget: $115 million
How much did it make at the box office worldwide: $649.4 million
Best quote: “Compassion, which I would define as unconditional love, is essential to a Jedi’s life.”
Best good guy: Yoda
Best bad guy: Count Dooku
Celebrity Fan: Anna Kendrick
The actress and singer is a self-confessed fan and even met Carrie Fisher, an event about which she enthusiastically tweeted.
Did you know?
Count Dooku was almost a female Sith Lord.
We love it for:
- Boba Fett
- Count Dooku and Yoda face off
- The Geonosis battle
Behind the Scenes
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