Top 11 GOOD Things from the Star Wars Prequels

Yes, there are actually 11. Originally aired on April 15th, 2014.
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  1. James Unger

    James Unger

    2 dias atrás

    In my opinion the prequel MOVIES are worse but the lore behind the movies is so interesting, like the motives of each sides (if you watched the star wars the clone wars show)

  2. powerbeam08


    2 dias atrás

    What is that music that plays during this countdown?

  3. 1000000man1


    7 dias atrás

    I've never been a big Star Wars fan. The only ones I've sat and watched all the way through are the new ones.. But someone told me the one thing the prequels has over the original is the action Then I saw a little bit of the original on TV and I got what he meant. Darth Vader fighting Obi Wan Kenobi was not very gripping at all. SpaceBalls did it better.

  4. Rob Miles

    Rob Miles

    7 dias atrás

    'So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause.'

  5. Imperitus


    8 dias atrás

    The CIS was pretty cool before the Clone Wars Cartoon bent them over and fucked them

  6. Addison Drake

    Addison Drake

    9 dias atrás

    Perfect way to enjoy the prequals: while watching them read Shakespear. What happen for me was my physics class was watching SW while my engish class was doing Macbeth the diolaug there doesnt sound natral. It also helped that we watch them in chronolgical order, the only problem with this method is that its EXTRAMLY jarring when you get to ESB. You'll be thinking "Everybody's talking natrualy. This isnt normal!" Also I will defend the infamous sand line. Even taking away Anakin's background (I can go on a whole rant about that), he grew up on a desert plant! What did you expect his opinion of sand would be? Pretty sure his son's views are the same.

  7. Travis-Colt Gray

    Travis-Colt Gray

    10 dias atrás

    Do Armageddon!!

  8. Spartan Fotus

    Spartan Fotus

    10 dias atrás

    Fun fact Keira knightley had a cameo in the first prequel as padme it's just that no one can find it because Keira knightley and Natalie Portman look almost exactly the same

  9. jon mcgary

    jon mcgary

    10 dias atrás

    If someone said the prequels failed at star wars movies I would understand but as just movies they are fine. Also wtf how did grievous not wielding 4 lightsabers get into this list

  10. Daphne Wilkie

    Daphne Wilkie

    11 dias atrás

    I prefer the prequels. I grow up with the prequels, seen them before the originals

  11. Gametroller Prime

    Gametroller Prime

    12 dias atrás

    So like what's the track used in the transistion?

  12. Galaxy man DLN-072 ironyoshi

    Galaxy man DLN-072 ironyoshi

    12 dias atrás

    You were my brother...

  13. Legatus Lucius

    Legatus Lucius

    12 dias atrás

    The Lord is there and some things are self-explanatory in Star Wars things that you don't understand can literally be explained by the force you can't Overlook that as bad writing

  14. Legatus Lucius

    Legatus Lucius

    12 dias atrás

    Yoda is over 900 years old he uses the force to augment his physical prowess but that won't last forever and he could collapse from exhaustion which is why he keeps the cane or strictly uses a hoverchair to get around most of the time

  15. Chief4Army117


    12 dias atrás

    Say what you will about the prequels, you have to admit, they are FULL of meme material! Just look at /r/prequelmemes! Also, I enjoyed the prequels. Episode III is my overall favorite with Episode IV being a very close second.

  16. James Bancroft

    James Bancroft

    12 dias atrás

    I don’t think it’s possible for John Williams to make a bad score

  17. Spartan Fotus

    Spartan Fotus

    13 dias atrás

    Yoda is like Mr miyagi He uses his old weak and short appearance to trick people

  18. lukonic 24

    lukonic 24

    16 dias atrás

    Samuel l Jackson was a badass in star wars.

  19. Der Wolf

    Der Wolf

    17 dias atrás

    That "here me out" is the reaction i get when i say i like episode 3

    • techno639


      15 dias atrás

      That's the reaction I get when I say I like last jedi

  20. Joshua Wood

    Joshua Wood

    17 dias atrás

    Revenge of the Sith was my first Star Wars movie

  21. Gage Peruti

    Gage Peruti

    17 dias atrás

    There are actually two scenes in Attack of the Clones that deserve mention. The first is the scene in Tusken Raider camp where Anakin's mother dies and he snaps. The rage in his eyes is terrifying and it's a great prelude to his turn to the dark side. The other is the chase through the Geonosis asteroid field. It's intense and action packed and I love the guitar like sound the sonic charges make.

  22. Paul MacEoghain

    Paul MacEoghain

    20 dias atrás

    You-ann. Not Oo-ann. That's how to pronounce Ewan. As in, "Ewan? Ewan who else?" :)

  23. Rahman Moncatar

    Rahman Moncatar

    21 dia atrás

    12:the memes like alot of fucking memes

  24. Trevor Olague

    Trevor Olague

    21 dia atrás

    Dont forget that lord of the rings released only a year or two after. Yet it was perfection

  25. Mymy648


    22 dias atrás

    Best to worst Star Wars Movies: 10. Attack of The Clones 9. The Phantom Menace 8. Revenge of The Sith 7. Rogue One 6. The Last Jedi 5. Solo 4. The Force Awakens 3. A New Hope 2. Return of The Jedi 1. The Empire Strikes Back

  26. VaNiLlAzIlLa


    24 dias atrás

    Number 1 should have been prequel memes

  27. ctdtfiveoupNup


    24 dias atrás

    The part when he says none of the originals paid homage to anything he's wrong. In ANH there are references to the Wizard of Oz: jawas are malevolent munchkins, chewbaca is a variation of the cowardly lion, C3PO the tinman and so on. The Death Star final battle scene is taken from a British movie called The Battle of Britain. I guess you have to be of a certain age to catch them and others.

    • ctdtfiveoupNup


      20 dias atrás

      Not so. The cantina scene from "we don't serve their kind" to Han tossing the coin, "sorry about the mess", is lifted straight from old western movies. Lucas mixed things together in many different ways to serve his purpose. They may not qualify as true homages but they are there. BTW get a copy of the Battle of Britain then re-watch the attack on the death star.

    • SicParvisMagna123


      23 dias atrás

      Those aren't homages, those are just things you think look similar to other things.

  28. Knight of Iacon

    Knight of Iacon

    25 dias atrás

    To answer your question about Yoda's cane, he's actually *very* frail, but when he's kicking ass, he's actually using the Force to assist him in battle.

  29. Taylor Harris

    Taylor Harris

    25 dias atrás

    Ok this is a bit old sorta and I may have watched it already but I don’t remember if I did. So before watching this I’m gonna be that kinda piss of shit and say if dual of the fights and the clone wars, the war it’s self not the movie, then this isn’t a good list at all

  30. Wade Boombastic

    Wade Boombastic

    26 dias atrás

    Ironically critic. Tim Curry voiced Palpatine in Clone wars lost missions

  31. Edgar Banuelos

    Edgar Banuelos

    26 dias atrás

    GONK Droid. There. End of video.

  32. ZT Squid

    ZT Squid

    26 dias atrás

    I never thought there would be some good things about the Star Wars prequels. 😐

  33. metayouth


    26 dias atrás

    Jar Jar wasn’t a mistake. It’s just become a trend to hate him

  34. Super Mori

    Super Mori

    26 dias atrás

    #11-1: They had soul put into it unlike the sequel trilogy

  35. Andrei Pascu

    Andrei Pascu

    26 dias atrás

    I love "Revenge of the Sith" to death .

  36. ShyGuy Ry

    ShyGuy Ry

    26 dias atrás

    Good things from the prequels: Combat Qui Gon Jinn Obi Wan Darth Maul Mace Windu Music Pod Race Beginning of Episode 3 Return of the Sith (mostly, it is actually pretty good and feels the most like a Star Wars movie) Count Dooku

  37. Hunkmarvel


    27 dias atrás

    The Prequels were good films. Stop comparing them to the originals. Compare them to films of the same era.

  38. enakaT otomonE

    enakaT otomonE

    27 dias atrás

    the memes

  39. HoneySulphur


    28 dias atrás

    TBF, Jar Jar was after positive responses from Ewoks Also: podracing. The lack of music, with the roar of the massively fast pods, plus the cinematic shots made you actually feel like you were a part of a race, instead of just watching it.

  40. Floyd Freeman

    Floyd Freeman

    28 dias atrás

    What about the Oscar winning line “ I don’t like sand” ( for legal reasons that’s a joke)

  41. LeaugeOfExtrordinaryGeeks


    29 dias atrás

    I have mixed thoughts about the lightsaber battles in the star wars prequels. On the one hand, it is cool to see all the choreography that went into these battles, but because they move so fast, the sabers have less weight. In the OG trilogy, the sabers felt heavy, like a futuristic broad sword. The fight in a New Hope was pretty awkward, but they did get better in Empire and Jedi. There are also times where the choreography feels less in the moment and more like an elaborate stunt show. Both are cool, but I prefer the fighting style of the original films.

  42. sofa coreself

    sofa coreself

    Mês atrás

    i actually like the phantom menace just wish some arcs where not added like the gungan and of course JAR JAR !!!!

  43. AishaVonFossen


    Mês atrás

    @13:39 "He's like the Tim Curry of the Star Wars universe!" Fun fact, Ian McDiarmid said in a live Q&A in Calgary back in 2013 that Tim Curry is an old friend of his, and back when they were much younger, they used to share a flat in Glasgow, "pre-Rocky Horror days," Ian said. Emperor Palpatine was once roommates with Doctor Frank-N-Furter. Still wrapping my head around that! ROFL!!!

  44. Vrinda Clothier

    Vrinda Clothier

    Mês atrás

    I always said revenge of the Sith was the best of the prequels

  45. Joe Kreissl

    Joe Kreissl

    Mês atrás

    The worst one is commonly rated 6/10 so it’s they aren’t a “bad” film they just aren’t as good as the others

  46. Zero Cool

    Zero Cool

    Mês atrás

    No Problems with the Prequels. The "sequels" how ever..

  47. Contra Mundum

    Contra Mundum

    Mês atrás

    13:39 . lol Tim Curry voiced Palpatine in the 2008 Clone Wars tv show.

  48. The Orange guy

    The Orange guy

    Mês atrás

    And then the emperor made a Star Wars meme

  49. Gary 31

    Gary 31

    Mês atrás

    I still prefer the Prequels.



    Mês atrás

    New drinking Game. Take a shot everytime Critic calls a lightsaber a sword.

  51. Matthew Lynch

    Matthew Lynch

    Mês atrás

    Every thing wrong with the prequels is solved in the clone wars tv show rip clone wars

  52. It's Richy

    It's Richy

    Mês atrás

    Channel Awesome: "...most hated prequel series of all time..." Alien franchise: "Hold my beer"

  53. Sir James1990

    Sir James1990

    Mês atrás

    I would add Darth Maul to this. And Darth maul! And Darth maul! And the podracing scene!

  54. zach duperron

    zach duperron

    Mês atrás

    I would put clone troopers in general at number 1 they are my favorite troopers in star wars.

  55. Wesusa Paints!

    Wesusa Paints!

    Mês atrás

    Everything good comes from RotS

  56. PowerRangersFan


    Mês atrás

    I'm sad that no respect has been given to Jake Lloyd as young Anakin in The Phantom Menace. He's not the first kid actor who auditioned for the part. There were others. Now Lloyd hasn't been doing well. He's been bullied for the role, was arrested, and now he's in a psychiatric ward where he's stayed for almost 4 years! May the Force guide him back to the light.

  57. MS88Gaming


    Mês atrás

    2:11 critic is already wrong. In New hope the actors Alec and David were SO into to the roles that They actually tried to hurt each other. In New hope They had to stop duel between Kenobi and Vader and say: "Fellows, this is only a movie, you won't have to actually kill each other. Relax."

  58. Yuuki Kuroutarou

    Yuuki Kuroutarou

    Mês atrás

    Palpatine will always be a great villain. 2019 has come, the trailer for Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker has come and Palpatine will surely be haunting the scraps of the 2nd Death Star.

  59. Ethan Moon

    Ethan Moon

    Mês atrás

    I even liked the politics, which at first seems boring but gets more and more sinister as you realize that everything that happened was Sidious playing one side against the other. I think it was an impressive tale of warning that we should pay attention to irl.

  60. Samin Yazdi

    Samin Yazdi

    Mês atrás

    Giving your enemies a heart attack is a sith trick, not jedi :D Also Yoda was old, he just was able to be acrobatic for short times before he got tired.

  61. TheBCR101


    Mês atrás

    Hate me all you want, call it heresy if you like, but I enjoyed the prequels FAR MORE than the original trilogy. I can't tell you why I think the originals are overrated, but I can tell you I grew up with the prequels & I always felt that it was more Stars Wars than the originals.

  62. casey


    Mês atrás

    #11 should be #1

  63. Dominick Finch

    Dominick Finch

    Mês atrás

    I always thought of Yoda using that cane as a facade. He wants people to underestimate him and he wants people to think he's useless. And when they get too cocky he goes in for the kill.

  64. Jay Barry

    Jay Barry

    Mês atrás

    Anakin’s psychology is interesting. He’s started out living in slavery and then went into Jedi training, never having the opportunity to be a kid. He even knows he’s the Chosen One, leading to something of a complex. The Jedi teach about detaching oneself from emotions, something Anakin can’t do and he can’t confide in anyone but the woman he loves, creating internal conflict. He’s caught between his heart and the Jedi creed, and this limits him in both. Palpatine uses this to tempt him by saying he can love without fear of the law and still be the Chosen One, giving Anakin a solution to his dilemma. Anakin’s problem lies in the Jedi creed. He’s taught to forsake emotions, so he tries to bury them, suppress them but that doesn’t get rid of the problem. The teachings of the Jedi don’t account for this situation, so it goes unaddressed and becomes his Achilles heel. It also means when he does show emotion it’s not through a healthy channel, and he has to hide this from everyone but Padme, when he’s part of an order of empathic people. That would stunt anyone.

  65. Eliastheleon 24

    Eliastheleon 24

    Mês atrás

    Ppl are still to hard on the prequels the new Trilogy is terrible it’s just a cash grab Easter egg

  66. dumbshadow111


    Mês atrás

    I shit you not. The first thing I thought when I saw this video was "There were good things in the Star Wars prequels?"

  67. Tyrant-Den


    Mês atrás

    "I want to go home and rethink my life." "You want to give me your deathsticks. Anybody want to buy some deathsticks?"

  68. CartoonBlast229z


    Mês atrás

    This is clearly a typical anti Prequel trilogy controversy. Dear Doug and all of you asshole critics, please stop hating and influencing younger fans to hate on the Star Wars prequels. They are not bad movies! And even if they don't have as high ratings as the original trilogy, that doesn't make them the worst movies ever. I mean why couldn't you review the shitty ass blocky animated Clone Wars tv series? Huh? That was a deliberate defiance to the true Star Wars saga!

  69. Jakub's House of ROCK

    Jakub's House of ROCK

    Mês atrás

    number 8 should be number 1 !

  70. jpfan1989


    Mês atrás

    Still better than the Disney Star Wars films

  71. joy bergemann

    joy bergemann

    Mês atrás

    Smoking is totally gross 😝.All smoking does is kill people and animals.

  72. Just Cooler Then You

    Just Cooler Then You

    Mês atrás

    I feel like General Grievous should be in here because he was pretty intimidating and cool looking. Sure he was betrayed much better in other media specifically the animated series but I think he was still a very enjoyable.

  73. Kostadim 789

    Kostadim 789

    Mês atrás

    I’m pretty sure the memes around the movie made everyone accept the prequalified as canon.

  74. HawkeyeNextGen


    Mês atrás

    You didn't include the Podracing scene!?

  75. Spartan Fotus

    Spartan Fotus

    Mês atrás

    Actually the best thing about the prequels is that they can make you go back and appreciate the original more Just like the last airbender and dragon ball evolution

  76. Bori Széles

    Bori Széles

    Mês atrás

    The best thing about these films i the character of Obi-Wan. He is the real protagonist and it matches with his personality that he isn't bc Anakin is, if you know what i mean. He's there the whole time, he becomes a master from a padavan, his character develops more than anyone else's, we know him better than we know any other characters, we know his motivations and in the end, we feel sorry for him. For him and not Anakin or Padmé, in the first place. If you watch these films as Obi-Wan films, (without those "romantic" sceens) it feels so much better

  77. Kevin P

    Kevin P

    Mês atrás

    Hayden Christensen said in an interview that Ian was so mesmerizing doing his lines, that he almost forgot to deliver his own lines.

    • SicParvisMagna123


      23 dias atrás

      That would have actually been an improvement.

  78. SmashLiXs


    Mês atrás

    glob i wish critic still had hair

  79. Scampstar


    Mês atrás

    You didn't mention order 66 montage or the short bit of clone wars battles we got

  80. Anotherbloodyfanwriter


    Mês atrás

    As a huge Star Wars nerd, growing up with the prequels and the original trilogy, Ian McDirmind’s Palpatine was my real introduction to villainy. Vader was awesome, but as an ultimate baddy Palpatine really covered all the bases. I doubt I’d see him as anything but the cold and calculating phantom menace if I saw him in any other film.

  81. Nicolas Roman Segura

    Nicolas Roman Segura

    Mês atrás

    i believe these movies are good the first one might have jar jar which i didn't mind that much beacuse i'm not the type to want to kill themselves when navi sais "hey!" like most people, and i agree the second one is not very good as it has many boring moments but the third one is one of my favorites that fricking battle between anakin and obi wan making reference in its end to the battle between obi wan and darth maul with the "i have the high ground" "don't try it anakin" if i had to choose two movies it would be episode 3 and episode 5 sure they may not be as good as the originals but they are not that bad i see it as its an amazing ice cream the first part is great and a pleasure to eat but the other part is slightly rougher and doesn't taste as good but you still like it if you compare it to the rest of the amazing ice cream sure its not that good but if you ate it on its own it would be preety good besides there is a new and even worse trilog..... thing out there so leave these ones alone

  82. Danielle king

    Danielle king

    Mês atrás

    yep too much cg green screen making the prquels more pixar than Star Wars

  83. Danielle king

    Danielle king

    Mês atrás

    Ewen Mcgregor is good and i like the you were the chosen one speech

  84. Danielle king

    Danielle king

    Mês atrás

    poor Samuel Jackson.Big Star Wars fan but is at his best swearing like a motherfucker.No swearing in Star Wars.He doesnt look right not swearing.He looks uncomfortable being unable to let rip

  85. Danielle king

    Danielle king

    Mês atrás

    Hey its bland and dull..oh never mind

  86. Danielle king

    Danielle king

    Mês atrás

    no i hate all anakin and padme scenes.He is creepy and whiney.Hey its creepy and whiney the double act no one wants,and she is bland and dull

  87. Danielle king

    Danielle king

    Mês atrás

    i love the death sticks moment

  88. Danielle king

    Danielle king

    Mês atrás

    wait there is an official non special edition of the og Star Wars Trilogy? When did thid happen?

  89. Danielle king

    Danielle king

    Mês atrás

    the end of the three way lightsaber fight has a dumb ending

  90. AkuTenshiiZero


    Mês atrás

    Something I always appreciated: The relationship between Anakin and Obi-Wan. They really do play it like they're old friends who have been in many a battle.

  91. Scott Johnson

    Scott Johnson

    Mês atrás

    Now how about the 11 best things from the original trilogy? There's so much awesomeness!

  92. Jed Malley

    Jed Malley

    Mês atrás

    I have never understood the hate for Revenge of the Sith, which I think doesn't deserve to be lumped in with the awful episodes 1 and 2.

  93. Reks Raven

    Reks Raven

    Mês atrás

    something i allways realize when watching english people talking about the prequels is that the line delivery is way better in german. Because VAs here really know their stuff and don't shy away to make a role their own.

  94. JCH Entertainment

    JCH Entertainment

    Mês atrás

    He's calling lightsabers swords and he's calling lightsaber duels sword fights? He sounds like a casual Star Wars fan who knows almost nothing about the Star Wars universe.

    • Tom Norton

      Tom Norton

      Mês atrás

      Hey, at least he's not one of those hateful, bitter, self-righteous "fans" who only love the Original Trilogy. Or one of those idiots who thinks that Dicksney's Star Wars movies are somehow better. The only one that's even in the same ballpark as the Prequels, never mind the Original Trilogy, is Rogue One.

    • JCH Entertainment

      JCH Entertainment

      Mês atrás

      +Junaki Begum I know that.

    • Junaki Begum

      Junaki Begum

      Mês atrás

      JCH Entertainment heh I mean count dooku called it swords before he fights Anakin & Obi-Wan vs Count Dooku in revenge of the Sith

  95. superior rhyperior

    superior rhyperior

    Mês atrás

    you forgot the best thing of all the 2D and 3D clone wars shows

    • superior rhyperior

      superior rhyperior

      Mês atrás

      +Junaki Begum there are 2 shows one that is 2d one that is 3d

    • Junaki Begum

      Junaki Begum

      Mês atrás

      superior rhyperior 3D version

  96. Michael Goldsmith

    Michael Goldsmith

    Mês atrás

    The reason that yoda and Palpatine appear so athletic is because they're using the force to enhance themselves in battle, just thought I'd point that out

  97. Michael Goldsmith

    Michael Goldsmith

    Mês atrás

    Revenge of the Sith is a pretty good movie, fight me

  98. Demon Uchiha

    Demon Uchiha

    Mês atrás

    Pod Racing IS star wars

  99. Sarge Wolf M/C channel

    Sarge Wolf M/C channel

    Mês atrás

    Honourable mention: Giving birth to Star Wars The Clone Wars

  100. Crimson Manchester

    Crimson Manchester

    Mês atrás

    number 1 best thing about the prequels. ROTS. Despite popular belief this is a well told story built up over this trilogy. Anakin turning to the dark side was not out of nowhere. It was built up from his fear, loss of his mother, and just his personality. Plus earlier in the movie he regretted killing dooku because as he said "its not the jedi way" but when windu the jedi who loves the jedi code almost as much as yoda went against it and attempted to execute palpatine. His trust in the jedi were crushed and their are any other things great about that movie that is hard to list due to the number of it. you disagree ok you agree great but this is my opinion.

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