United Kingdom: May 16 2002
United States: May 16 2002
Ranking: 1,618 out of 16,288 movies (up 36)
Ranked #77 in list 'The best movies ever'
Ten years after Queen Amidala (Natalie Portman) and Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) first encounter in 'Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace', fate reunite them because of a new threat. Now, the child that dreamed of becoming a Jedi Knight, is the apprentice of Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor), the new master whose more difficult task is to control the rebellious soul of his beloved Padawan. Things also have changed for Padme, the former regent, who has decided to change the throne by politics and dedicate herself completely to her new job as Senator. Her proposals end putting her in danger when a separatist faction decides to threat her life. So the Jedi Council decides to help her by sending Obi-Wan and Anakin to protect her. But the bodyguard job and the one that involves trying to find out who is behind the assassination attempts, separate the two Jedi knights leaving Amidala in the caring hands of Anakin. Between them will arise a forbidden love, that will forever change the fate of the inhabitants of that galaxy far far away. George Lucas wrote and directed this film which also features actors like Christopher Lee, Samuel L. Jackson or Ian McDiarmid.