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For the most part, they use 35 to 70mm film to shoot the movies (although a lot of them are shooting digital now). Once that is done, the film is sent of and color corrected, edited, and all that good stuff.
The digital video cameras that will shoot "like the movies" shoot at 24 frames per second as opposed to 30 frames (video). In Episode II and III of Star Wars, they used 24 frame progressive high definition camera systems. Of course, these weren’t your run of the mill cameras…they cost about 100 times more than what your average pro-sumer camera costs. But again, like the film process, the video went through the same thing with color correction, editing, the addition of special effects, etc.
For a step-by-step process of how a movie is made, check out this site: