In 2005, the most successful film series of all time came to a close with Star Wars: Episode III-Revenge of the Sith. Not only did the movie break countless box office records-and hit a first-ever $50 million opening day-it also impressed critics worldwide.
The fan frenzy led to a record $3 billion in consumer spending on related products. With its $850 million worldwide box-office gross and glowing reviews from fans and critics, the final prequel ended the saga in brilliant fashion and gave George Lucas a hearty measure of revenge against his detractors.
Revenge: The Real Life Story of Star Wars: Episode III-Revenge of the Sith explores every detail about the movie, including the film's production, political messages, fan excitement, historic marketing and merchandising campaigns, and box office success. Written by die-hard fan Jonathan L. Bowen, Revenge is the ultimate resource for anyone who wants to know anything and everything about the worldwide phenomenon of Episode III.