Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Continuity mistake: When Count Dooku drops the platform on the unconscious Obi-Wan, Obi-Wan is not lying on the same part of the floor as in the previous shot of him, seen, for example, from the pattern on the floor. Later, when Anakin walks over to him, his position is different again, and the platform has moved as well. He is also lying under a different part of the platform. (00:12:45 - 00:14:30)

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the scene where Obi-Wan, Yoda and Bail Organa discuss the future of Anakin and Padmé's children, Obi-Wan's hand is positioned against his chin. The position of his hand, as well as his left arm, changes between shots. (02:03:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Grievous throws his staff on the window making it crack, the pattern on the cracks change between the shots. (00:19:50)


Continuity mistake: In the scene where Obi-Wan and Yoda find the dead Jedi younglings, in the first shot, there are no bodies on the stairs. But when Yoda says, "Killed not by clones, this Padawan.", you can see a dead body on the bottom of the stairs. (01:30:40)

Continuity mistake: When Anakin and Padmé are talking on the couch after Anakin is appointed to the Jedi council, they keep changing position between shots, depending on the angle of the camera. The easiest way to see this is to watch the red cloth hanging behind them on the couch. In some shots it is behind Padmé, in other shots, it is behind Anakin.

Audio problem: In the scene where Ki-Adi-Mundi is killed on Mygeeto, he yells, "Come on", but the words don't match the movement of his lips. (He moves his mouth like the lips of a human, even though he's an alien.). (01:18:05)


Continuity mistake: When Anakin is on top of the elevator before jumping back inside of it, the glove is missing from his mechanical arm. After he jumps inside, he is wearing it again. (00:10:30)


Continuity mistake: When the Emperor is throwing the pods down toward Yoda his position changes from standing on the edge of the pod to inside the pod between a few shots. (01:48:15)

Continuity mistake: Just before Anakin and Obi-Wan throw each other through the air, in the first shot from above, they are duelling on the floor. In the next shot from the other side, their positions are different, seen from the pattern on the floor. (01:47:25)


Continuity mistake: When Anakin tells Padme he's found a way to save her, she says "Is that what's bothering you" while placing her hand on his chest and pulling it away again. When it cuts her hand is still on his chest. (00:51:30)


Continuity mistake: When Padmé is talking to Anakin on Mustafar, her right hand keeps changing position between shots.

Continuity mistake: When Anakin is talking to Yoda about his premonition, the shadows and the intensity of the sunlight shining through the windows keeps changing, depending on the camera angle.

Audio problem: After Palpatine reveals to Anakin that he's a Sith Lord, he says, "But you're not sure of their intentions, are you?" When he stops talking, his mouth is still moving. (01:02:25)

Continuity mistake: When Anakin tells Obi-Wan, "I was arrogant, and I apologize." his hair is combed a certain way. As the conversation continues, his hair changes. (00:48:40)

Continuity mistake: When Obi-Wan and Yoda arrive at the Jedi temple to find all the slain Jedi, there is a wide shot showing Obi-Wan walking several feet ahead of Yoda. Obi-Wan then raises his hands and is about to remove his hood when it cuts and now Yoda is suddenly right next to Obi-Wan. (01:30:40)


Continuity mistake: When Padmé is stroking her son's cheek, as she says, "Oh, Luke." the baby's hands are up by his mouth, which they weren't in the previous and following shots. (02:00:45)

Continuity mistake: When the Jedi Council discuss about Grievous being on Utapau and Yoda says "Act on this we must" Windu is sitting with his hands down. When it cuts he has his right hand to his face. (00:46:40)


Continuity mistake: After Anakin chokes Padmé, her right arm lies in front of her as she collapses, but in the next shot of her, her arm is resting across her stomach. (01:42:10)

Visible crew/equipment: After Sidious has killed Windu he speaks to Anakin. As he says "Become my apprentice. Learn to use the dark side of the force" you can see the microphone pop into picture above his head. (01:12:30)


Darth Sidious: [To Yoda.] I've been waiting a long time for this, my little green friend.

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Trivia: As Obi-wan and Anakin deliver Palpatine to the Jedi Council on Coruscant, look carefully at the lower right-hand part of the screen and you'll see the Millennium Falcon landing as well (confirmed by George Lucas).

Matty Blast

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Question: During the lightsaber duel on Mustafar, why does Anakin even bother to try to make the jump that he afterwards regretted? Couldn't he had just simply used the force to push the lava towards Obi-Wan, killing him, and then make the jump to safety?

Answer: Maybe, but he is overconfident and impulsive. He has also let rage blind him. Anakin is probably the better fighter of the two, but Obi-Wan kept his cool and analyzed as he fought while Anakin fought angrily and ultimately foolishly which left an opening for Obi-Wan to maim him. It's said in almost every episode of Star Wars not to let fear and anger cloud your judgement. Here are the results.

Grumpy Scot

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