Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace Poster

Release Date: February 10th, 2012

DVD Release Date: October 16th, 2001

PG|2 hr 13 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Pernilla August, Frank Oz, Ian McDiarmid, Oliver Ford Davies

Director: George Lucas

Genres: Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure

Production Co: Lucasfilm Ltd.

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Underdog, Rescue, Growing up, Emotional

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Nominated Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
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British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
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