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Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace


19 May 1999

2 hr 16 min

Adventure, Action, Science Fiction

Every generation has a legend. Every journey has a first step. Every saga has a beginning.
(32 Years Before Episode IV) 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 discover nine-year-old Anakin Skywalker, a young slave unusually strong in the Force.


Status: Released
Country: USA
Language: English
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 25 wins & 60 nominations.
Budget: $115M


George Lucas


Rick McCallum (Producer)
George Lucas (Executive Producer)



Production Companies

20th Century Fox


Liam Neeson (as Qui-Gon Jinn)
Ewan McGregor (as Obi-Wan Kenobi)
Natalie Portman (as Padmé Amidala)
Ian McDiarmid (as Senator Palpatine)
Pernilla August (as Shmi Skywalker)
Oliver Ford Davies (as Governor Sio Bibble)
Hugh Quarshie (as Captain Panaka)
Ahmed Best (as Jar Jar Binks)
Anthony Daniels (as C-3PO (voice))
Kenny Baker (as R2-D2)
Frank Oz (as Yoda (voice))
Terence Stamp (as Chancellor Valorum)
Brian Blessed (as Boss Nass (voice))
Andrew Secombe (as Watto (voice))
Ray Park (as Darth Maul)
Lewis Macleod (as Sebulba (voice))
Warwick Davis (as Wald · Pod race spectator · Mos Espa Citizen)
Steve Speirs (as Captain Tarpals)
Silas Carson (as Nute Gunray · Ki-Adi-Mundi · Lott Dodd · Republic Cruiser Pilot)
Jerome Blake (as Mas Amenda · Orn Free Taa · Oppo Rancisis · Rune Haako · Horox Ryyder · Graxol Kelvynn · Mick Reckrap)
Alan Ruscoe (as Daultay Dofine · Plo Koon · Bib Fortuna)
Ralph Brown (as Ric Olié)
Celia Imrie (as Fighter Pilot Bravo 5)
Benedict Taylor (as Fighter Pilot Bravo 2)
Clarence Smith (as Fighter Pilot Bravo 3)
Samuel L. Jackson (as Mace Windu)
Dominic West (as Palace Guard)
Karol Cristina da Silva (as Rabé)
Liz Wilson (as Eirtaé)
Candice Orwell (as Yané)
Sofia Coppola (as Saché)
Keira Knightley (as Sabé)
Bronagh Gallagher (as Republic Cruiser Captain)
John Fensom (as TC-14)
Greg Proops (as Fode (voice))
Scott Capurro (as Beed (voice))
Margaret Towner (as Jira)
Dhruv Chanchani (as Kitster)
Oliver Walpole (as Seek)
Megan Udall (as Melee)
Hassani Shapi (as Eeth Koth)
Gin Clarke (as Adi Gallia)
Khan Bonfils (as Saesee Tiin)
Michelle Taylor (as Yarael Poof)
Michaela Cottrell (as Even Piell)
Dipika O'Neill Joti (as Depa Billaba)
Phil Eason (as Yaddle)
Mark Coulier (as Aks Moe)
Lindsay Duncan (as TC-14 (voice))
Peter Serafinowicz (as Darth Maul · Battle Droid Commander · Gungan Scout (voice))
Chris Sanders (as Daultay Dofine (voice))
Toby Longworth (as Senator Lott Dodd · Gragra (voice))
Marc Silk (as Aks Moe (voice))
Danny Wagner (as Mawhonic)
Amanda Lucas (as Tey How · Diva Funquita (voice) (as Tyger))
Katie Lucas (as Amee)
Richard Armitage (as Tonra)
Sally Hawkins (as Bystander (Uncredited))



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