Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones is set ten years after the events of the first film, and the galaxy has undergone significant change, as have Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen), Obi-Wan, Who himself has transitioned from student to teacher, while Padme' is a distinguished Senator. Anakin and Obi-Wan are assigned to protect Padme', whose life is threatened by a faction of political separatists. As pwoerful forces prepare to collide in epic battle. Anakin and Padme' find themselves torn between duty and honor and a love that is forbidden. These heroes face choices that will impact not only their own fates, but also the destiny of the Republic.

With Episode II in your collection you can relive the excitement and adventure over and over again. Experience the start of the climactic Clone War. Relive the ultimate lightsaber battle featuring Jedi Master Yoda, and discover how Episode II unlocks the secrets of the entire Star Wars saga.


Character's name Portrayed by
Obi-Wan Kenobi Ewan McGregor
Queen Padmé Amidala Natalie Portman
Anakin Skywalker Hayden Christensen
Darth Sidious Ian McDiarmid
Count Dooku Christopher Lee

In Other Languages

Language Title
Spanish El Ataque de los Clones
Portuguese Ataque dos Clones
Japanese スター・ウォーズ:クローンの攻撃
Chinese 星球大战:複製人全面進攻
Korean 스타 워즈: 클론의 습격
Thai สตาร์ วอร์ส: กองทัพโคลนส์จู่โจม

Production timeline

  • June 26–September 20, 2000: Filming occurred between these dates in Australia.
  • March 2001: Reshooting was performed during this month.

Release timeline

Format Country of origin Date
Teaser trailer USA November 2, 2001
Theatrical trailer USA March 10, 2002
Original theatrical USA May 16, 2002
DVD/VHS USA November 12, 2002
Blu-ray Disc USA September 16, 2011
Blu-ray Disc (re-release) USA October 8, 2013

In the order of 120 films released, this film ranks as:

Format Position Release date
Theatrical 32 May 16, 2002
VHS 31 November 12, 2002
DVD 25 November 12, 2002
Blu-ray 44 September 16, 2011

Television broadcast timeline

Home video timeline

Main article: Home video timeline for the Star Wars films



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