Star Wars I: Phantom Menace

Lists: Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Brief Synopsis: "(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."

Overall Ranking: 2420 (Rank from 1999: # 45)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 4.17%
Regular 20.83%
Half-Popped 54.17%
Stale 8.33%
Burnt 12.5%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
JR B97
Rob from GuysFilmQuest75Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 5
Tim Belloff75
Josh of Classicblanca75
CinemaVisitor Erik65
Dave Examines Movies64(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61
David Baruffi61(full review)
Mark Chapman60
J Bumgardner60
Jay of Life Vs Film60(full review)
Alex Robinson60
Sober Film Chick Mary Dieng60(full review)
Adam Shaftoe58
Bryan Lienesch57 - The worst of the two trilogies, easily. George Lucas and crew really took an entire movie to shake off the rust.
Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 4
Dan O'Neill45(full review)
Skooch40(full review)
Jeremy M40
Sir M Hayes XIV30
Thomas Pollock30
Jester Smiles25
Patrick Devitt20
Harvey Gardner20

People Involved

  • Natalie Portman (Queen Amidala)
  • Ewan McGregor (Obi Wan Kenobi)
  • Liam Neeson (Qui-Gon Jinn)
  • Ian McDiarmid (Senator Palpatine)
  • Anthony Daniels (C-3PO)
  • Kenny Baker (R2-D2)
  • Jake Lloyd (Anakin Skywalker)
  • Pernilla August (Shmi Skywalker)
  • Frank Oz (Yoda (voice))
  • Oliver Ford Davies (Governor Bibble)
  • Ray Park (Darth Maul)
  • Hugh Quarshie (Capt. Panaka)
  • Ahmed Best (Jar Jar Binks (Voice))
  • Andrew Secombe (Watto)
  • Steve Speirs (Capt. Tarpals)
  • Samuel L. Jackson (Mace Windu)
  • Keira Knightley (SabĂ©)
  • Sofia Coppola (SachĂ©)
  • George Lucas (Director)
  • Rick McCallum (Director)
  • Rick McCallum (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

  • Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones
  • Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith
  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Star Wars Anakin Origins