Star Wars: The Phantom Menace

Last Updated on: October 2nd, 2022

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie Star Wars: The Phantom Menace including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Description

Star Wars: The Phantom MenaceIn Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, stranded on the desert planet Tatooine after rescuing young Queen Amidala from the impending invasion of Naboo, Jedi apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn discover nine-year-old Anakin Skywalker, a young slave unusually strong in the Force. Anakin wins a thrilling Podrace and with it his freedom as he leaves his home to be trained as a Jedi. The heroes return to Naboo where Anakin and the Queen face massive invasion forces while the two Jedi contend with a deadly foe named Darth Maul. Only then do they realize the invasion is merely the first step in a sinister scheme by the re-emergent forces of darkness known as the Sith.

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Cast:
  • Liam Neeson: Qui-Gon Jinn
  • Ewan McGregor: Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Natalie Portman: Queen Padmé Amidala
  • Jake Lloyd: Anakin Skywalker
  • Ian McDiarmid: Senator Palpatine / Darth Sidious
  • Anthony Daniels voices C-3PO
  • Kenny Baker: R2-D2
  • Pernilla August: Shmi Skywalker
  • Frank Oz: Yoda
  • Ahmed Best: Jar Jar Binks
  • Oliver Ford Davies: Sio Bibble
  • Hugh Quarshie: Captain Panaka
  • Samuel L. Jackson: Mace Windu
  • Ray Park: Darth Maul
  • Terence Stamp: Supreme Chancellor Finis Valorum
  • Keira Knightley: Sabé
  • Silas Carson: Nute Gunray

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Crew:
  • Director: George Lucas
  • Producer: Rick McCallum
  • Screenplay: George Lucas
  • Music: John Williams
  • Cinematography: David Tattersall

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Details

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  • Year Released: 1999
  • Type of Movie: Live Action
  • Box Office: $1.027 billion
  • Awards: Nominated Academy Award; Nominated Grammy Award
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