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

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

1999 | PG | 136 Minutes

Action | Adventure | Science Fiction

The evil Trade Federation is planning to take over the peaceful world of Naboo. Jedi Knights Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi are sent to confront the leaders. But not everything goes to plan. The t...

Overall Rating

5 / 10
Verdict: So-So
  • WHAT I LIKED: Despite its many flaws, George Lucas' 'The Phantom Menace,' does genuinely work at times, as there is some engaging character stuff here, and some interesting extensions to the lore and the world too. Yes on the one hand we get to se... Read the full review »
  • JRhagan


    5 / 10
    Phantom Menace is a disappointing film. It captures little of the hope and excitement that was so evident and loved in the original trilogy. The dialogue is rubbish, and the film relies on the premature cgi way too much; charters like Jar Jar Bink... Read the full review »
  • It's no secret that The Phantom Menace has some problems. This prequel trilogy was conceived, not as a satisfying final puzzle piece for decades-long Star Wars fans, but as a kid-friendly moneymaker intended to replenish George Lucas's post-divorc... Read the full review »
  • Star Wars The Phantom Menace chooses the dark side by plaguing itself in an unrendered CGI extravaganza. The now dubbed "Original Trilogy" features three of the grandest space operas in cinematic history. A family affair that transcended across th... Read the full review »