Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)

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Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)

August 11

Poster for the movie "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace"

Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) is a young apprentice Jedi knight under the tutelage of Qui-Gon Jinn (Liam Neeson) ; Anakin Skywalker (Jake Lloyd), who will later father Luke Skywalker and become known as Darth Vader, is just a 9-year-old boy. When the Trade Federation cuts off all routes to the planet Naboo, Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan are assigned to settle the matter. Commissioned by Ryley Geddes.

Release date: May 19, 1999 (USA)
Director: George Lucas
Budget: 115 million USD
Box office: 1.027 billion USD
Featured song: Duel of the Fates

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  1. Will c says:

    I just wanted to share a memory of this. This movie was released during my senior year of high school. I’ve seen this movie 3 times in the theaters. I was in line for the midnight premier and there was so much hype for the movie. I remember being awed but the effects, music, and I believed it’s the first time seeing Liam’s acting in this movie. Took my prom date to this movie because she wanted to see it. I feel asleep cause it was the third time I saw it in theaters. I was tired and it was late lol. That being said, I still hate Jar Jar and to this day don’t care for this movie anymore. It was a sh*t story that’s made of gold with shiney jewels on it. I did have a huge crush on Natalie Portman though. Remember the teaser poster with young anakin with a vader shadow?

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