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Episode I of the Star Wars films comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that fails to preserve the original theatrical aspect ratio of the movie. An English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, while Spanish and French soundtracks have been recorded in Dolby Digital 2.0. English subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by George Lucas and many of the people who worked behind the camera on the film, deleted scenes, storyboards, numerous featurettes, a music video, trailers, and a 12-part documentary that was produced for the Internet. This is a great disc for what it is, but the same extras are available on another edition that also has a widescreen image. That version is superior to this one.
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Special Features

Disc 1:; Commentary by George Lucas, Rick McCallum, Ben Burtt, Rob Coleman, John Knoll, Dennis Muren, and Scott Squires; Pan & Scan (Aspect Ratio 1.33:1); Sound: English Dolby 5.1 Surround Ex; French Dolby 2.0 Surround; Spanish Dolby 2.0 Surround; Subtitles: English; Disc 2:; Exclusive deleted scenes documentary features seven new sequences completed just for this dvd release, including extended podrace scenes; All-new hour-long documentary film culled from over 600 hours of footage, "The Beginning" takes you where few people have been before-inside the Lucasfilm and ILM during production of Episode 1; Multi-angle storyboard-to-animatic-to-film segment featuring the submarine and podrace lap 1 sequence; Five featurettes explore The Phantom Menace's storyline, design, costumes, visual effects and light scenes; Award-winning twelve-part web documentary series that chronicles the production of Episode 1; "Duel of the Fates" music video featuring John Williams; Never-before-seen production photo gallery; with special caption feature; Theatrical posters and print campaign from around the world; Theatrical teaser and launch trailers, plus seven tv spots; "Star Wars: Starfighter-The Making of a Game" featurette from LucasArts; DVD-ROM weblink to exclusive Star Wars content
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Editorial Reviews

New York Times
Stripped of hype and breathless expectations, Lucas' first installment offers a happy surprise: it's up to snuff. It sustains the gee-whiz spirit of the series and offers a swashbuckling extragalactic getaway, creating illusions that are even more plausible than the kitchen-raiding raptors of Jurassic Park. Janet Maslin
Chicago Sun-Times - Roger Ebert
As surely as Anakin Skywalker points the way into the future of Star Wars, so does The Phantom Menace raise the curtain on this new freedom for filmmakers. And it's a lot of fun.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/22/2005
  • UPC: 024543056201
  • Original Release: 1999
  • Rating:

  • Source: 20th Century Fox
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Full-frame / PAN & SCAN
  • Time: 2:13:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ewan McGregor Obi-Wan Kenobi
Liam Neeson Qui-Gon Jinn
Natalie Portman Queen Amidala / Padme Naberrie
Jake Lloyd Anakin Skywalker
Pernilla August Shmi Skywalker
Frank Oz Yoda
Ian McDiarmid Senator Palpatine
Oliver Ford Davies Sio Bibble
Hugh Quarshie Captain Panaka
Ahmed Best Jar Jar Binks
Samuel L. Jackson Mace Windu
Ray Park Darth Maul
Ralph Brown Ric Olie
Terence Stamp Chancellor Valorum
Brian Blessed Boss Nass
Sofia Coppola Sache
Anthony Daniels C-3PO
Greg Proops Voice Only
Keira Knightley Decoy Queen
Kenny Baker R2D2
Technical Credits
George Lucas Director, Executive Producer, Screenwriter
Trisha Biggar Costumes/Costume Designer
Gavin Bocquet Production Designer
Ben Burtt Sound/Sound Designer
Rob Coleman Special Effects
Robin Gurland Casting
Fred Hole Art Director
Industrial Light & Magic Animator, Special Effects
Tom Johnson Sound Mixer
John King Art Director
John Knoll Special Effects Supervisor
Rick McCallum Producer
Rod McLean Art Director
John Midgley Sound/Sound Designer
Dennis Muren Special Effects Supervisor
Shawn Murphy Sound Mixer
Christopher Newman Asst. Director
Gary Rydstrom Sound Mixer
Ben Scott Art Director
Scott Squires Special Effects Supervisor
David Tattersall Cinematographer
Peter Walpole Set Decoration/Design
John Williams [composer] Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace
1. Opening Logos [:21]
2. The Phantom Menace [1:31]
3. Short Negotiations [1:31]
4. Queen Amidala [1:31]
5. Landing on Naboo [:09]
6. Jar Jar Binks [:09]
7. Otoh Gunga [:09]
8. Boss Nass [5:52]
9. The Planet Core [:54]
10. Invasion of Theed [1:05]
11. Surprise Rescue [1:22]
12. Running the Blockade [2:05]
13. Tatooine [1:25]
14. Watto's Shop [1:31]
15. Fateful Meetings [:52]
16. Dinner Conversation [3:26]
17. Preparing for the Race [1:44]
18. A Wager With Watto [:53]
19. Meet the Podracers [1:53]
20. "Begin the Race" [4:19]
21. Lap Two [:50]
22. Home Stretch [1:18]
23. Collecting the Prize [4:10]
24. Choosing a New Path [1:24]
25. Darth Maul Attacks [3:31]
26. The Queen's Worries [3:27]
27. Arrival on Coruscant [:03]
28. The Jedi Council [6:10]
29. Senate Session [:13]
30. Testing Anakin [:08]
31. Palpatine's Nomination [1:12]
32. Anakin's Future [2:59]
33. The Queen's Gambit [2:34]
34. A Plea to the Gungans [:49]
35. Battle Plans [2:06]
36. "Wipe Them Out" [1:53]
37. Retaking the Palace [3:05]
38. The Conflict Continues [4:12]
39. Duel of the Fates [:21]
40. Gungan Retreat [1:10]
41. Qui-Gon Vs. Darth Maul [5:02]
42. Capturing the Viceroy [:27]
43. Obi-Wan Vs. Darth Maul [1:19]
44. Control Ship Destroyed [2:18]
45. A Sith Vanquished [3:31]
46. Chancellor Palpatine Arrives [:20]
47. New Knight, New Apprentice [2:26]
48. Farewell to a Jedi [3:09]
49. Naboo Celebration [1:07]
50. End Credits [:08]
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Disc #1 -- Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace
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         English Dolby 5.1 Surround Ex
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Disc #2 -- Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace
   Trailers and Tv Spots
      Teaser Trailer
      Theatrical Trailer
      "Duel of the Fates" Music Video
      Tone Poems
         "One Love"
         "One Dream"
         "One Destiny"
         "One Will"
         "One Truth"
      Adventure
         "The Saga Begins"
         "All Over Again"
   Deleted Scenes and Documentaries
      Deleted Scenes Documentary
      "The Beginning" Making Episode I
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         Complete Podrace Grid Sequence
         Extended Podrace Lap Two
         The Waterfall Sequence
         The Air Taxi Sequence
         Dawn Before the Race
         Anakin's Scuffle With Greedo
         Farewell to Jira
   Featurettes, Web Documentaries and Starwars.com
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         All I Need Is an Idea
         Thousands of Things
         Home Sweet Home
         Boys in Paradise
         This Is a Creature Film
         Prime of the Jedi
         Assistant Directors
         3000 Anakins
         It's Like War Now
         Costume Drama
         Bad Droid Karma
         Movie Music
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         Visual Effects
         Costumes
         Design
         Fights
         Story
   Animatics and Still Galleries
      Introduction to Animatics
      Podrace Lap One Animatics
         View Sequence
      Submarine Sequence Animatics
         View Sequence
      Exclusive Production Photos
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      Print Campaign
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      Posters
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      "Star Wars Starfighter: The Making of a Game"
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  • Posted April 12, 2011

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    amazing movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    amazing movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 21, 2010

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    this movie is the biggest joke ever made!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    in 1977 we had mark hamill harrison ford and carrie fisher in our present time now we have jake lloyd and hayden christen as anakin skywalker/darth vader this prequel trilogy is a joke george lucas proves that he is the worst director in hollywood

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2013

     George Lucas intended the prequel trilogy to about Anakin, Padm

     George Lucas intended the prequel trilogy to about Anakin, Padme, and Obi-Wan. But it turned out to be Palpatine's/Sidious's trilogy. This is the first of the Sith Trilogy. The beginning of how the Repubic fell.

    At the beginning Sidous has the trade federation blockading his home-world - Naboo. Intending to use the suffering of the Naboo people to remove Valorum and get himself elected Chancelor.

    Obi-Wan and his Master Qui-Gon arrive to force an end to the blockade. Sidious naturally wants them killed. They escape and reach the planet. They befriend a Gungan and eventually reach the Naboo capital.

    The Federation needed Queen Amidala to sign a treaty, to legalize their invasion. The jedi rescue her, and persuade her to seek senate aid on Coruscant. They break the blockade, and escape into hyperspace.

    Sidious sends his apprentice Darth Maul to track them. Maul finds them on Tatooine. Maul is eager to battle, to at last reveal the Sith to the Jedi.

    On Tatooine Qui-Gon finds a human boy, Anakin Skywalker, in whom the force is stronger than any Jedi. It's thanks to Anakin that they are able to repair their ship and return to Coruscant. Maul attacks and nearly prevents their escape, but fails.

    When Sidious learns Amidala has reached Coruscant he revises his plans, realizing that she could be convinced to call for a vote of none-confidence of Chancelor Valorum. That he could use to get himself, as Senator Palpatine, elected Chancelor. His revised plan is successful.

    Afterwards Amidala returns to Naboo. Where the trade federation's battle droids engage an army Gungans. The Jedi battle Maul. Maul kills Qui-Gon, and is then cut in half by Obi-Wan. Anakin guided by the force destroys control ship for the droid. army, and saves Naboo.

    Palpatine arrives on Naboo and greets Obi-Wan and Anakin. At the end Palpatine is chancelor, and Sidious is already coveting Anakin as his apprentice. Willing to be patient,he didn't need to claim Anakin at that point. Sidious let's Obi-Wan teach Anakin about the force. So when the time is right, all Sidious would need to do is teach him the Dark-Side.

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  • Posted June 15, 2011

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    the first chapter in one big epic saga!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    amazing from begining to the very end!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Posted December 2, 2010

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    this movie rocks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    this movie rocks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Posted October 21, 2010

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    jake lloyd destroyed this movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    jake lloyd destroyed star wars forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

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    One of the best sci-fi movies of all time!!

    To all movie lovers that haven't seen Starwars. You don't know what your missing. This is a must see. See the entire six episodes. Trust me you'll love it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Star Wars Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    Star Wars: The Phantom Menace is certinly one of the greatest of the saga. With the most stunning lightsaber duels in the entire series (Duel of the Fates - Darth Maul vs. Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan which determines the fate of the Chosen One and concludes the life of the greatest of the Jedi), heartrending decisions of a young boy confronting his apparent destiny and powerful dreams while unwilling to sever his childhood, and fascinating insight into the trials and tribuations of young Obi-Wan Kenobi. Needless to say, Liam Neeson and Ewan McGregor are phenemonal, and Episode I is good for Natalie Portman's first time. (She improves in the following episodes.) I admit, Jar Jar becomes rather irritating at times, yet his significance to the story is revealed in Episode II: Attack of the Clones. May the Force be with you, and remember, be mindful of the living Force!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Star Wars Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... a conspiracy is forged, a world engulfed in terror, a dark lord is rising, companions are devastated and alliances torn, a boy is about to confront his destiny, and a prophecy as old as the Jedi Order itself is about to be fulfilled. They say every saga has a beginning. This one is about to enshroud a galaxy. And, by the way, Qui-Gon is THE Jedi.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A reviewer

    The Phantom Menace was better than the original three(in my own opinion).It had alot more action,and better story.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    great movie it still lives up to the orginials

    i thought jar jar binks was a little much but i heard sifo dyas was suposse to be in either episodes 1 or 2 before he even died but man the fight scenes with darth maul were great and i loved darth mauls lightsaber and yes darth maul is the king of kings when it comes to swordfighting

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Way to go, George Lucas!!!

    I did not think that I would like this episode as much as the first. George Lucas did I wonderful job and I could not wait for the rest of the episodes to come out.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    "Now THIS is pod racing!"

    Come on, this is Star Wars, it's a modern day classic, who couldn't love it? The Phantom Menace captures all the outstanding onscreen storytelling that made the original trilogy so great. While The Phantom Menace alone is a brilliant movie, full of laughs, drama and action, it is the full story that the Star Wars saga tells which makes it the best movie in cinematic history. This is but a bite of a bigger piece of cake, a chapter in a story that should be recorded in the history books. The final duel, I would have to say, is the highpoint of this film- many applauds to the actors, effect artists and most of all, the writer George Lucas on, not only that specific bit, but the entire series. This movie will take you into a world of imagination and when the story is done you'll find yourself sad that it's over, but not to worry, this is but the beginning! The saga tells a classic good vs. evil story, bringing to light the true corruption of darkness and the power good has to conquer it. If you have imagination, a childlike spirit and love the thrill of a good adventure, this is the movie for you!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    AWESOME AND COOL

    THIS MOVIE IS THE COOL BUT I LOVE ALLTHE STAR WARS ONE SO I LOVE THIS ONE JUST AS MUCH!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I am a huge fan but sadly this Episode was not good!

    Episode 1 does not live up to the standard set by the orginaly trilogy... period. This film way over used computer generated effects and killed off a cool bad guy in Darth Maul a character who should have stuck around at least through Episode 2. The character of Jar Jar Binks was just plain bad... his childish antics went over the top and came off as silly and juvenile not funny at all. Another flaw was the robots used by the Trade Federation... weak and skinny and not really well thought out for bad guys to root against. Overall Lucas just got a little to childish with the humor and went too crazy with the Computer generated effects... some of the acting was very poor as well. Some good things about this film included a great peformance by Ewan McGregor as Obi Wan Kenobi and a fantasic light saber duel between Qui Gon Jin, Obi Wan and Darth Maul. This DVD is part of my collection because I am a fan... but Episode 1 could have... and should have been better.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    jar jar strikes back

    the podrace was great, the final duel was amazing, jar jar was a little much though, but what can you do, the kid who played anakin's performace left a lot to be desired, but hey, it's the movie that starts the whole saga so its bound to be a little rocky, i loved it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Awesome!!!

    The story of Star Wars begins with Episode 1, and everybody you knew are young. Anakin Skywalker, soon to become Darth Vader, is a young boy, and Obi-Wan Kenobi is a learing apprentice! It tells you the whole story of your favorite characters' pasts. Darth Maul was awsome, and his his double bladed lightsaber and fight was cool! Jar Jar was hilarious! Star Wars Episode One is soon to become a classic!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    You Gotta be a HUGE Star Wars fan to like this movie

    if your an absolute Star Wars nut, you will like (notice I said like and not love) this movie, if your just a regular joe then avoid this flick like the plague. Darth Maul is the saving grace, even though he is only in the move for around 15 minutes. The Jedi dual at the end is incredible. No where near as good as original triliogy (even return of the jedi was better!).

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I Just love the whole thing man.

    I always enjoy these movies they are all great and i enjoy them so much. Its very inspiring.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Jar Jar the movie

    This is a well intended but drawn out movie. The kid who plays the young Darth hams up the screen with poor acting. Jar Jar is just plain annoying and over used. Great special effects highlight this movie.

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