Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Trivia: General Grievous is permanently coughing when he talks. The cause is revealed in the last episode of the animated Emmy-winning TV series "Clone Wars" (albeit technically no longer canon). In that episode, Grievous kidnaps Palpatine and before leaving, is attacked by Mace Windu, who destroys part of his chest armour, making him cough for the first time.

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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).

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Trivia: George Lucas makes a cameo appearance during the opera scene. He is the blue faced being, named Baron Papanoida, that you see outside Palpatine's box. It marks Lucas' first and only appearance in any of the Star Wars films; also in that scene is Lucas' daughter Amanda and her boyfriend. Lucas also reportedly provides the sound of General Grievous' coughing.

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Trivia: Hayden Christensen wanted to wear the Darth Vader suit in the films, as it had always been a dream of his (revealed in the DVD commentary). Though the filmmakers hesitated, as Christensen was too short, they eventually let him wear the suit onscreen, but Christensen had to look through the mouth-piece of the Darth Vader costume, not the eyes.

Trivia: George Lucas purposely made the Darth Vader suit uncomfortable, heavy, and cumbersome. This way, as Hayden Christensen walks around in the armor (especially after first being put into it), his movements seem awkward - after all, Darth Vader isn't used to wearing it yet.

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Trivia: Gary Oldman was originally supposed to provide the voice of General Grievous, but he backed out after learning the film was to be made outside of the Screen Actor's Guild, of which he is a member.

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Trivia: The blue-skinned Twi'lek Jedi Aayla Secura, who can be seen in this film and "Attack of the Clones", was not created by George Lucas. She originated in the Star Wars comic books from Dark Horse. After seeing a cover painting, George Lucas became so impressed that he decided to use her in the movies.

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Trivia: Much of the crew make cameos in the film. For example, Nick Gillard, the stunt coordinator, plays a character named Cin Drallig, his name spelled backwards. Cin Drallig is a Jedi instructor who is killed by Anakin in the Jedi Temple massacre.

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Trivia: George Lucas' three children play cameos. Jet is a young Jedi called Zett Jukassa. Amanda plays a character called Terr Taneel, and Katie plays a blue-skinned alien called Chi Eekway, both visible when Palpatine arrives at the senate after being saved by the Jedi.

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Trivia: When the ship Anakin and Obi-Wan are on at the start begins firing on an enemy ship, there is some footage of explosions and guys being thrown into the air. One of them screams a classic "Wilhelm" scream.

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Trivia: A scene of Yoda arriving on Dagobah appears as a deleted scene on the DVD. The shot, especially the appearance of Yoda inside his ships, is a very obvious homage to E.T., the Extraterrestrial, which was directed by Lucas's friend Steven Spielberg.

Trivia: In the first shot of the space battle at the beginning, just before the camera pans down to Obi-Wan and Anakin's fighters, a piece of debris hits a spaceship. Closer inspection reveals that this is a kitchen sink.

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Trivia: Darth Vader's helmet was symmetrical for the first time in a Star Wars film, as it was made by a machine - the original was hand crafted and was slightly aspherical.

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Trivia: Despite receiving prominent billing, Christopher Lee has only 3 minutes of screen time, with only 4 lines.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Anakin arrives on Mustafar and tells R2-D2 to stay with the ship, he pulls the hood of his robe over his head with two organic hands. His right hand should be mechanical. [This mistake is mentioned in the audio commentary: this shot is taken from a shot of Obi-Wan later in the film when leaving Padme's apartment. Still a mistake, though.] (01:32:55)

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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.

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