Star Wars: Episode 2--Attack of the Clones Movie Review 2002

Information and Film Reviews for Star Wars: Episode 2--Attack of the Clones the Movie

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4.0 4.0 from 2 reviews

Ambitious Jedi knight Anakin (Christensen) goes further on his journey to the dark side while Obi-Wan (McGregor) tries to reign him in. He and Amidala (Portman), who's now a senator, have a forbidden romance, and the Republic continues to be plaqued by enemies from within and without. The romance angle, so touted in the pre-release hype, seems forced due to a lack of chemistry (and some ridiculous dialogue) between the two leads, but everything else is spectacular. The exposition is handled much better that in Episode 1, (and really whets the appetite for Episode 3) and the action set pieces are (as expected) well done, and superbly choreographed. Christensen shows brief flashes of the personality changes to come in Anakin, but his performance is uneven. Jackson finally gets to show what he's got as the baddest Jedi this side of Yoda.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 124 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Star Wars, Big Battles, Space Operas, Betrayal, Cloning Around, Bounty Hunters, Moms, Robots & Androids, Top Grossing Films of 2002
George Lucas, Jonathan Hales
Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ian McDiarmid, Temuera Morrison, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Pernilla August, Jimmy Smits, Jack Thompson, Rose Byrne, Oliver Ford Davies, Leanna (Leeanna) Walsman, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Ronald Falk
David Tattersall
George Lucas
John Williams
Frank Oz, Ahmed Best, Andrew Secombe, Paul Brincat, Ben Burtt, Peter Russell, Trisha Biggar, Gavin Bocquet
Rick McCallum, Lucasfilm Ltd., 20th Century-Fox


Golden Raspberries 2002: Worst Support. Actor (Christensen).

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