Star Wars - Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Star Wars - Episode I: The Phantom Menace

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1999 M Contains low level violence.

Every generation has a legend. Every journey has a first step. Every saga has a beginning.

In this Star Wars prequel, Qui-Gon Jinn (Liam Neeson) and a young Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) must protect the Queen of Naboo (Natalie Portman) from the evil clutches of Darth Sidious and Senator Palpatine. Along the way, they meet a prepubescent Anakin Skywalker, who shows intimations of a great gift. Dazzling special effects from director George Lucas's CGI specialists make this entry in the saga really hum.

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130 minutes
20th Century Fox
2000 MTV Movie Awards
Best Action Sequence

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Screen Format
2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Castilian Spanish; Russian; Romanian; Slovenian; English for the hearing impaired
English, Castilian Spanish, Russian 5.1 Dolby Digital; English audio descriptive

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Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.35:1
Brazilian Portuguese; Danish; Dutch; Finnish; french; Latin Spanish; Norwegian; Swedish; English for the hearing impaired
English Discrete DTS-HD Master Audio 6.1; Brazilian Portuguese, Latin Spanish, French (Canadian) Dolby Digital 5.1; French (Parisian) DTS 5.1

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5 by Rocky21

When I watch the Phantom Menace, it reminds me of a 1st course meal at an expensive restaurant. It looks pretty, tastes good, but above all, it’s the start of a great meal.

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4.5 by Altona

The start of the movie is a bit rushed and they tried to introduce a lot of new characters. Then on Tatooin the film does slows down and the story gets momentum. Really great light saber fight at the end. My favorite fight by far.

5 by GB09

Every thing I expected of a great Star Wars Movie. I look forward to the next one in the series.

1 by Darth Vadertron

Its awful. Cannot believe its an official Staw Wars movie. Only for collectors and completists

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