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

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy


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Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to claim their old glory.


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Cast & Crew

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Director:

George Lucas

Writer:

George Lucas

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Trivia

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brendan Fraser, George Clooney, Nicolas Cage, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Chris O'Donnell, Matthew McConaughey, Will Smith, Owen Wilson, Ashton Kutcher, Craig T. Nelson, Cary Elwes, Jim Carrey, Orlando Bloom, Tobey Maguire, Jerry O'Connell, Michael Imperioli, Steven Van Zandt, Vincent Pastore, Jack Davenport, Gary Oldman, Emilio Estevez, John Cusack, Matthew Broderick, Kevin Costner, Michael J. Fox, Bruce Willis, Johnny Depp, Kevin Spacey, Bill Paxton, Michael Keaton, Johnny Knoxville, Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Mel Gibson, James Garner, Pierce Brosnan, Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dennis Quaid, Sam Neill, Hugh Grant, Richard Gere, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Kiefer Sutherland, Christopher McDonald, Charlie Sheen, Kevin Bacon, William Shatner, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Jim Belushi, Steve Martin, Charles Grodin, Billy Crystal, Albert Brooks, Ray Romano, Kurtwood Smith, Ed O'Neill, Bob Saget, Rupert Everett, Kevin Dunn and Vincent D'Onofrio were considered for the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi.


Quotes

Qui-Gon Jinn: Captain.
Radiant VII captain: Yes, sir?
Qui-Gon Jinn: Tell them we wish to board at once.
Radiant VII captain: With all due respect, the ambassadors for the Supreme Chancellor wish to board immediately.
Nute Gunray: Yes, of course. As you know, our blockade is perfectly legal and we'd be happy to receive the ...


Goofs

At the end, after Darth Maul has knocked Obi-Wan into the pit, Obi-Wan is beginning to remember about Qui-Gon's lightsaber. The scene shows Darth Maul with the lightsaber in his right hand. When Obi-Wan leaps out of the pit and flies over Darth Maul, the lightsaber switches to Maul's left hand.


Crazy Credits

The last sound heard in the credits is the familiar hiss of Darth Vader.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

Details

Release Date:

19 May 1999

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$115,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£9,512,295 (UK) (16 July 1999)

Gross:

$474,544,677 (USA)

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