Top 49 Revenge Of The Sith Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Revenge Of The Sith facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Revenge Of The Sith film message.

R2-D2 trips a battle droid in the background in Star Wars: Episode 3 - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

While Grievous draws his sabers, we see one battle droid in the back nudge another to get it to pay attention. This implies the droids aren't just mindless killing machines but have (at least) the ability to drift off into their thoughts or get bored & be distracted.
While Grievous draws his sabers, we see one battle droid in the back nudge another to get it to pay attention. This implies the droids aren't just mindless killing machines but have (at least) the ability to drift off into their thoughts or get bored & be distracted.

Revenge Of The Sith Trivia

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  1. The scene where Obi Wan delivers Luke to Owen and Beru was actually shot during the filming of Attack of the Clones, as George Lucas did not want to revisit the desert to get one shot in.

  2. : Padme was buried with her baby bump in place so that people would think the twins died with her.

  3. When Obi-Wan dismembered Anakin we see his eyes permanently turn yellow as a sign of him fully being corrupted by the Dark Side. Prior to this his eyes changed eye colour off-screen from one scene to another depending on the situation.

  4. George Lucas made this youngling look like child Anakin to symbolize Darth Vader killing Anakin Skywalker.

Revenge Of The Sith Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - There is a small YT-1300 Corellian light freighter(Millenium Falcon) arriving on Coruscant.
    There is a small YT-1300 Corellian light freighter(Millenium Falcon) arriving on Coruscant.
  • 1 - The Death Star is engraved on two of the tables in the Chancellor Palpatine's office.
    The Death Star is engraved on two of the tables in the Chancellor Palpatine's office.
  • A clone trooper can be seen punching a droid in the background behind Obi-Wan during the Battle of Utapau

  • 1 - Look closely in the opera house scene in Star Wars: Revenge of Sith (2005) and you'll spot Star Wars creator George Lucas portraying Baron Papnoida. He's the blue guy dressed like an affluent clergyman.
    Look closely in the opera house scene in Star Wars: Revenge of Sith (2005) and you'll spot Star Wars creator George Lucas portraying Baron Papnoida. He's the blue guy dressed like an affluent clergyman.
  • 1 - You can see Obi-Wan Kenobi's victory/kill markings even though he often expresses his displeasure of flying, "Flying is for droids."
    You can see Obi-Wan Kenobi's victory/kill markings even though he often expresses his displeasure of flying, "Flying is for droids."
  • 1 - Birth of the Rebels and Empire.
    Birth of the Rebels and Empire.
  • 1 - Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader undergoes life saving reconstructive surgery, and the lights around the operation table resemble the logo of the Galactic Empire
    Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader undergoes life saving reconstructive surgery, and the lights around the operation table resemble the logo of the Galactic Empire
  • 1 - . Darth Maul, Count Dooku and General Grievous all represent who Anakin will become. Maul is lust for revenge, Dooku and fallen Jedi and Grievous lust for power has made him more machine than man
    . Darth Maul, Count Dooku and General Grievous all represent who Anakin will become. Maul is lust for revenge, Dooku and fallen Jedi and Grievous lust for power has made him more machine than man
  • As Darth Vaders helmet is placed on him, you can faintly hear Anakin say "Padme, help me". In the video clip it is around 1:17.

  • The music almost sounds like Anakin's mother saying "Don't leave me, no". This happens as Padme realizes she isn't talking to Anakin, but Darth Vader. At this point, he does, in fact, leave everyone behind, even those he loves.

  • 1 - General Grievous can be seen wielding two lightsabers that very closely Luke's original lightsaber (top) and his Return of the Jedi lightsaber (bottom). However the colors originally are swapped between these two lightsabers.
    General Grievous can be seen wielding two lightsabers that very closely Luke's original lightsaber (top) and his Return of the Jedi lightsaber (bottom). However the colors originally are swapped between these two lightsabers.
  • Before Vader's helmet is lowered onto Anakin's face you can faintly hear "Padme help me". Start at 3:40

Revenge Of The Sith Hidden Details

1 - Near the end, Anakin is confident that he can jump over Obi-Wan because he had succeeded in doing so just minutes earlier. However, at that time they had been on even ground.
Near the end, Anakin is confident that he can jump over Obi-Wan because he had succeeded in doing so just minutes earlier. However, at that time they had been on even ground.

Anakin and Obi Wan have a battle on Mustafar. The word "Mustafa" is an actual word meaning "Chosen One" in Arabic. Anakin in the film was the Chosen One.

1 - During Padme's funeral in Revenge of the Sith (2005), her corpse is disguised with a pregnant belly so as to hide the fact that her children were born and avoid arousing suspicion.
During Padme's funeral in Revenge of the Sith (2005), her corpse is disguised with a pregnant belly so as to hide the fact that her children were born and avoid arousing suspicion.
1 - Two battle droids appear to be in awe as they watch General Grievous prepare for his duel with Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Two battle droids appear to be in awe as they watch General Grievous prepare for his duel with Obi-Wan Kenobi.
1 - : The birth of a rebellion, while a new empire rises.
: The birth of a rebellion, while a new empire rises.
1 - The ignition sound of Anakin's lightsaber previously sounded like a conventional Jedi's. In the 'younglings' scene when Anakin activates his saber, we hear the sound of Vader's lightsaber from the OT, symbolizing his transition to the dark side.
The ignition sound of Anakin's lightsaber previously sounded like a conventional Jedi's. In the 'younglings' scene when Anakin activates his saber, we hear the sound of Vader's lightsaber from the OT, symbolizing his transition to the dark side.
1 - : When Obi-Wan says goodbye to Anakin for the last time, Anakin is in shadows while Obi-Wan is out in the light, showing that Anakin has already begun is transition to the dark side.
: When Obi-Wan says goodbye to Anakin for the last time, Anakin is in shadows while Obi-Wan is out in the light, showing that Anakin has already begun is transition to the dark side.
1 - Count Dooku's decapitated head, hands and discarded lightsaber are all seen on screen briefly
Count Dooku's decapitated head, hands and discarded lightsaber are all seen on screen briefly

When Vader draws his first breath, the smoke above his mouthpiece moves

And Return of the Jedi (1983) have parallel scenes when played at the same time. It's like poetry, it rhymes.

1 - Palpatine urges Anakin to kill Count Dooku. Anakin regrets this decision, and Palpatine reasons with him saying that Dooku was too dangerous. Mace Windu says this exact thing about Palpatine right before he was about to kill him, but Anakin stops Windu before he can do this.
Palpatine urges Anakin to kill Count Dooku. Anakin regrets this decision, and Palpatine reasons with him saying that Dooku was too dangerous. Mace Windu says this exact thing about Palpatine right before he was about to kill him, but Anakin stops Windu before he can do this.
1 - : Obi-Wan is briefly seen with Anakin's lightsaber as he's being choked. Originally, there was a scene where Obi-Wan disarms Anakin and gains control of both lightsabers, but this was cut in the final version.
: Obi-Wan is briefly seen with Anakin's lightsaber as he's being choked. Originally, there was a scene where Obi-Wan disarms Anakin and gains control of both lightsabers, but this was cut in the final version.
1 - Palpatine explains that a sith and Jedi "are similar in almost every way, including OUR quest for power", meaning he slipped up and told Anikan he was the Sith but Anikan did not pick up on it.
Palpatine explains that a sith and Jedi "are similar in almost every way, including OUR quest for power", meaning he slipped up and told Anikan he was the Sith but Anikan did not pick up on it.
1 - When Palpatine tells Anakin and Obi-wan they are no match for Dooku, he is trying to give Anakin the impression that the Sith are generally more powerful, which shows how early on he is trying to win Anakin over.
When Palpatine tells Anakin and Obi-wan they are no match for Dooku, he is trying to give Anakin the impression that the Sith are generally more powerful, which shows how early on he is trying to win Anakin over.
1 - General Grievous has six fingers on each hand. This means that when his arms split into four arms such as during his duel against Obi-Wan Kenobi he will have two fingers and one thumb per hand, meaning he can still hold things properly, such as a lightsaber.
General Grievous has six fingers on each hand. This means that when his arms split into four arms such as during his duel against Obi-Wan Kenobi he will have two fingers and one thumb per hand, meaning he can still hold things properly, such as a lightsaber.

During this scene you can see R2 viciously tripping over a security droid in the background

1 - When Anakin is choking Obi-Wan, Obi-Wan is seen holding his own lightsaber but in the next scene he seems to be holding Anakin's
When Anakin is choking Obi-Wan, Obi-Wan is seen holding his own lightsaber but in the next scene he seems to be holding Anakin's
1 - The first thing Darth Sidious tasks Darth Vader with is assaulting the Jedi Temple, killing everyone. While telling him that, he puts on a sinister smile, knowing exactly that there are only teachers and children present. This is visible for less than a second.
The first thing Darth Sidious tasks Darth Vader with is assaulting the Jedi Temple, killing everyone. While telling him that, he puts on a sinister smile, knowing exactly that there are only teachers and children present. This is visible for less than a second.

; In the Obi-wan vs Anakin scene on Mustafar, Anakin chokes Obi-wan and tries to use Obi-wan's lightsaber to kill him, The lightsaber switches from Obi-wan's to Anakins

1 - Just before his mask is put on, you can hear Anakin whisper "Padme help me".
Just before his mask is put on, you can hear Anakin whisper "Padme help me".

Commander Cody assures Obi Wan "When have I ever let you down" before his departure to Utapau. This is exactly what happens to him during order 66, him falling at Cody's hand.

1 - Obi Wan tells his men to get to the high ground
Obi Wan tells his men to get to the high ground

When Anakin slices Nute Gunray, the scream that comes from Nute is the distorted sound of a chicken. Nute was weak and cowering from Anakin.

When Anakin ignites his lightsaber to slaughter the younglings in the Jedi Temple, it uses the same audio as the lightsaber used by Darth Sidious, signaling the moment of his transformation into Darth Vader.

1 - General Grevious makes one big cough before speaking to Sidious on Utapau to avoid coughing in front of him
General Grevious makes one big cough before speaking to Sidious on Utapau to avoid coughing in front of him
1 - When Anakin storms the Jedi Temple in Revenge of the Sith (2005) he is followed by the 501st Legion. The 501st is the same team Anakin leads in the Clone Wars TV Series (2008).
When Anakin storms the Jedi Temple in Revenge of the Sith (2005) he is followed by the 501st Legion. The 501st is the same team Anakin leads in the Clone Wars TV Series (2008).

As General Grievous reveals his four lightsabers, a droid in the background nudges another to not miss the fight.

You can see Lucas merged two separate takes together to get one he liked.

1 - The third movie of the Star Wars series is called "Revenge of the Sith". This is a slight nod to the fact that the sith return and take over the galaxy.
The third movie of the Star Wars series is called "Revenge of the Sith". This is a slight nod to the fact that the sith return and take over the galaxy.
1 - The last scene shows two suns rising on the horizon of Tatooine, representing the birth of Luke and Leia
The last scene shows two suns rising on the horizon of Tatooine, representing the birth of Luke and Leia
Revenge Of The Sith poster
Revenge Of The Sith poster

Revenge Of The Sith Plot

Three years into the Clone Wars, the Jedi rescue Palpatine from Count Dooku. As Obi-Wan pursues a new threat, Anakin acts as a double agent between the Jedi Council and Palpatine and is lured into a sinister plan to rule the galaxy.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Revenge Of The Sith. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Director George Lucas
Stars Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid
IMDB score 7.5