Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Continuity mistake: In the nightclub scene, in the shot before the huge screens showing sporting events are shown, you can see a woman walking past Obi-Wan to his left. But in the previous wide shot, she was nowhere to be seen in the area near him. (00:21:20)

Continuity mistake: When Anakin and Amidala are married, the leaves and branches above them changes between the second and the third shot. (02:09:20)

Continuity mistake: In the shot where Obi-Wan slides past Jango Fett after they went over the platform edge, Jango is lying on a black stripe on the surface. In the next shot of Jango, he is lying further away from the stripe, and his body is turned the other way. The distance between Jango and the stripe keeps changing until he begins to climb back towards the platform. (00:59:50)

Continuity mistake: When Padmé and Anakin kiss at the lake retreat, they are standing right next to each other, even after Padmé interrupts the kiss. But in the next shot from behind, they are standing further away from each other than they were in the previous shot. (00:43:55)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Obi-Wan Kenobi is entering his space ship in order to make contact with Anakin he catches the tail of his costume between him and the left side of the cockpit. In the next shot of him he is perfectly settled and his costume is no longer caught. (01:18:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Padmé is packing for her trip to Naboo, she says, "I do not like this idea of hiding." As the shot ends, she is right next to Anakin as she walks past him, and Anakin begins to turn around. In the next shot, she is much further away from him, and Anakin has already turned around. (00:26:45)

Continuity mistake: When Anakin, Obi-Wan and Padmé are surrounded by droidekas in the arena, they are near the broken pillar, but when Mace Windu jumps into the arena, they and the droidekas are nowhere to be seen in the area around that pillar. (01:45:10 - 01:46:15)

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the scene where Obi-Wan and Jango Fett are fighting, Boba Fett's position on the ramp of Jango's ship changes between the opening shot, the shot where he yells, "Dad. Look." and when he turns and runs into the ship. (00:58:25)

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the scene in the Jedi Archives, the old woman (Jocasta Nu) is smiling in the close-up, but not in the wide shots. (00:32:30)

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Continuity mistake: In the close-up where Anakin and Padmé disembark the boat, a man is carrying two big suitcases. In the next wide-shot, the man is carrying one big suitcase and a small one. The small one had already been carried away in the previous shot, where it can be seen standing in the upper right hand corner of the screen. (00:42:20)

Continuity mistake: In the wideshot where the droidekas are rolling into the arena, Anakin, Obi-Wan and Padmé are all looking in the left direction and Padmé is looking over Anakin's left shoulder. In the close-up, Obi-Wan is looking the other way, Padmé is looking over Anakin's right shoulder and Anakin's hands have moved from his waist to being in front of his chest. (01:45:10)

Continuity mistake: After Taun We asks if she and Obi-Wan can see Jango Fett, Boba Fett begins turning right (your left). In the next shot, he turns the other way. (00:48:45)

Continuity mistake: When Anakin's mother is dying, she's stroking her son's cheek, and after she says, "I'm so proud of you, Ani" her hand repeatedly changes position between shots. (01:16:10)

Continuity mistake: Anakin's handcuffs keep coming off and then they're back on again; just look at his wrists when he gets on the bull and the shots when he's riding him, they go on and off a few times

Continuity mistake: After Zam Wesell is hit by the toxic dart, her arm is around Obi-Wan's neck in the shot where she dies, but in not in the previous shot of Obi-Wan. (00:23:25)

Continuity mistake: In the beginning where Padme and Anakin are about to leave Coruscant, Padme says, "Take good care of Dorme." Shortly after, one of her workers has a tear of worry. This tear disappears behind her nose and in the next shot the tear path is dry.


Continuity mistake: After Obi-Wan is wounded during the lightsaber duel, in the shot where he falls to the floor, he can be seen falling near the ramp of Count Dooku's starship. But in the following wideshot (and in the rest of the scene), he's lying much further away from the ramp, and his lightsaber is lying further away from him as well. Also, the place where he lies changes between quite a few shots, even shots that follow directly after one other. This can be seen from the pattern on the floor. (02:01:20)

Continuity mistake: When Padme jumps off the pillar and swings around on the chain, she kicks the nexu, before swinging back to the other side of the pillar. In the next shot, she repeats this movement. (01:43:15)

Continuity mistake: When Padmé decides to rescue Obi-Wan, she presses a button on the computer console in the starship. As the shot ends, she is still touching the button, but in the next shot, her hand is lying on a different part of the console. (01:25:45)

Continuity mistake: After Count Dooku cuts off Anakin's arm, the severed arm is nowhere to be seen on the floor, even though the area where it should have landed (including the area under the ramp of Dooku's starship) can be seen in several wide shots afterwards.

Revealing mistake: When Amidala and Anakin are eating and he cuts her a piece of the fruit and "floats" it back to her, the bite appears in the fruit a split second before she actually eats it. [This appears to be fixed in rereleased versions]. (00:53:40)

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Trivia: The first scene in which Obi-Wan and Anakin appear was filmed after principal photography had finished. Ewan McGregor had shaven off his beard, so he had to wear a fake one.

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Question: After the clones were discovered, Palpatine used the Separatist-Republic tension as a excuse to take control of them, but was the Separatist movement real? He could've faked it from the beginning just to take the clones out himself knowing that he would have power because of the senate. Or was the movement real at first, and he later used it to take control of the clones? The attempt on Padmé's life (which caused the Kamino reveal) besides being the price that the Viceroy requested to enter the Separatists I suppose, was to provoke the war, what do they achieve then, if they didn't know the clones would be discovered?


Chosen answer: Palpatine was playing both sides. As Sidious he was controlling and helping the separatists (which sprung from the actions of the trade federation) and as Palpatine he was defending the Republic. Both sides did not know they were being played and both sides thought their cause was "real".

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