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The Clone Wars (movie)

Directed by Dave Filoni


Star Wars: The Clone Wars is an animated feature film, set in the prequel era, written by Henry Gilroy, Scott Murphy, and Steven Melching and directed by Dave Filoni. It was released in theaters on August 15, 2008.



  • TypeAnimated
  • FormatFeature film
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date08/15/2008
  • CertificationPG (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Official Synopsis

After the Republic’s victory on Christophsis, Anakin and his new apprentice Ahsoka Tano must rescue the kidnapped son of Jabba the Hutt. Political intrigue complicates their mission.

Opening Crawl


A galaxy divided! Striking swiftly after the Battle of Geonosis, Count Dooku’s droid army has seized control of the major hyperspace lanes, separating the Republic from the majority of its clone army. With few clones available, the Jedi generals cannot gain a foothold on the Outer Rim as more and more planets choose to join Dooku’s Separatists. While the Jedi are occupied fighting a war, no one is left to keep the peace. Chaos and crime spread, and the innocent become victims in a lawless galaxy. Crime lord Jabba the Hutt’s son has been kidnapped by a rival band of pirates. Desperate to save his son, Jabba puts out a call for help—a call the Jedi are cautious to answer…