Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Continuity mistake: When Palpatine appoints Anakin to be on the Jedi Council, as the first shot ends, they are quite far away from the large window and the column next to it. In the next shot, they are much closer to them. In the following shots from behind Palpatine, the background changes completely; for example, the window is gone, and a metal object and a shelf have suddenly appeared behind Anakin. Then, when Palpatine says, "I'm depending on you" they are suddenly standing in the doorway. (00:34:25)

Continuity mistake: When Obi-Wan is hanging on the wire above the lava, as he spots the pod below him, he is holding on to the wire with one hand only. When it cuts to him swinging to jump to the pod he is holding on with both hands. (01:52:45)


Continuity mistake: When Yoda enters to confront Sidious he wipes out the two red guards. The guard on the right side moves a feet away from the entrance between the shots. (01:44:10)


Continuity mistake: When Bail Organa is at the Jedi Temple when the young Jedi start fighting the troops, the Jedi chops off a trooper's foot. When Organa takes off, the foot is gone. (01:21:25)


Continuity mistake: When Anakin, Obi-Wan and Palpatine are about to crash land we get a view inside the cockpit of the aircraft with the pilot saying "We'll take you in". If you look out the window we can see he is flying on the spaceship's right side while spurting water on it. When it cuts we can see that none of the aircrafts are spurting water on the right side of spaceship until a few seconds later. (00:22:00)


Continuity mistake: On Utapau when Obi-Wan is looking down upon Grievous and the Separatist leaders, you can see Grievous is very far away (judging by the floor panels, perhaps 10 floor panel widths taking into account the diagonal angle at which Obi-Wan is looking at Grievous). Obi-Wan proceeds to jump straight down, but in the next shot where Obi-Wan lands, Obi-Wan is only 1 floor panel width away from Grievous. Then, in the next shot which shows Obi-Wan surrounded by droids, he is now 2 floor panel widths away from Grievous.

Continuity mistake: As Anakin and the clone troopers attack the Jedi Temple, C-3PO says to Padmé, "The Chancellor's office indicated Master Anakin returned to the Jedi Temple." Padmé is holding her hand on her chest, and then begins to bring it downwards. In the next shot, her hand is near her throat. (01:20:35)

Continuity mistake: During the conversation between Anakin and Bail Organa (before Anakin is reunited with Padmé), C-3PO and R2-D2 keep changing position between shots. (00:24:40)

Continuity mistake: When Anakin and Senator Organa are talking and Anakin walks towards Padme, Organa turns around and start walking. When it cuts Organa turns around and start walking again. (00:24:45)


Continuity mistake: When Grievous faces Anakin while saying "I expected someone with your reputation to be a little older", you see Anakin has his head turned to his right. Then he slowly moves his head to his left. When it cuts he moves his head to the left again. (00:18:15)


Continuity mistake: When the Emperor addresses the Senate, as he says, "In order to ensure the security and continuing stability", his hands are held at waist level. As the next shot begins, his hands are higher up. Then, when the Senate applauds, he begins to raise his hands. As the following shot begins, his hands are held in a much lower position. No one moves that quickly. (01:31:55)


Continuity mistake: When Anakin and Obi-Wan has Grievous surrounded, as Anakin approaches Grievous from behind, the remains of a droid can be seen behind Grievous on the floor. When it cuts to Grievous saying "You loose General Kenobi", the remains behind him is partially gone. (00:19:45)


Continuity mistake: During the Sidious and Yoda battle, the Emperor throws down several pods at Yoda that pile up on the floor.The pile changes in the number and position of the pods between scenes. This is especially noticeable when Yoda's lightsaber is shown falling to the ground, almost no pods are on the floor verses many pods when Yoda falls.

Continuity mistake: When Mace Windu departs to confront Palpatine, after he steps inside the ship, the round part of its shadow changes position between shots. (01:06:00)

Continuity mistake: When Padmé is lying unconscious after Anakin uses the Force to choke her, her position on the floor keeps changing between shots, sometimes dramatically. Watch the pattern on the floor and the container behind her.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Anakin and Padmé discuss the war and the Republic, some of the pillows on the couch change position slightly between the first two shots. (00:38:35)

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Trivia: In the scene where Darth Vader and the Emperor are looking out onto the unfinished first Death Star, keep an eye out for a young Grand Moff Tarkin (played by Peter Cushing in "Star Wars").

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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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