Star Wars I: Phantom Menace

Lists: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War, Space journey, Razzies Worst Picture Nominees

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: 2641 (Rank from 1999: # 46)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 4%
Regular 20%
Half-Popped 56%
Stale 8%
Burnt 12%


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Reviewer Rating Review
JR B97
Rob from GuysFilmQuest75
Tim Belloff75
Josh of Classicblanca75
CinemaVisitor Erik65
Dave Examines Movies64(full review)
David Baruffi61(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61
Carrie B60
Sober Film Chick Mary Dieng60(full review)
Alex Robinson60
Jay of Life Vs Film60(full review)
J Bumgardner60
Mark Chapman60
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.
Dan O'Neill45(full review)
Jeremy M40
Skooch40(full review)
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 (Sabé)
  • Sofia Coppola (Saché)
  • 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