Star Wars Week

9 photos that prove the Revenge of the Sith premiere was peak early 2000s

These unexpected faces are a naughties nostalgia bomb.

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From Cannes Film Festival to small benefits, Revenge of the Sith was everywhere in mid-May 2005.

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While the usual suspects of Star Wars actors made appearances, here are 9 surprising pictures from the 2005 press tour.

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9. David Crosby of Crosby, Stills, and Nash shows his love for Star Wars at a benefit premiere.

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8. Back to the Future's Christopher Lloyd rocks orange shades alongside Chewbacca himself.

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7. Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx brings a half-zipped shirt attitude to a screening of Episode III.

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6. What is this, a crossover episode? Elijah Wood attends a promotional event at Skywalker ranch.

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5. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers and then girlfriend Reena Hammer take the silk trend to a whole new level at the Cannes premiere.

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4. British boy band McFly and their haircuts at the London premiere.

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3. Titanic actor Billy Zane hanging with Hayden Christensen at the afterparty of the Cannes premiere.

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2. Cheers star John Ratzenberger, who had a bit part in Empire Strikes Back, at the LA premiere.

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1. Fellow Cheers alum Kelsey Grammer also palled around with Chewbacca!


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