Star Wars The Phantom (1999) Review

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace is a 1999 American epic space-drama movie composed and coordinated by George Lucas, delivered by Lucasfilm, circulated by twentieth Century Fox and stars Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Ian McDiarmid, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Pernilla August, and Frank Oz. It is the main portion in the Star Wars prequel set of three and starts the "Skywalker adventure," however it was the fourth film to be delivered sequentially.


The Phantom Menace is set 32 years before the first film and follows Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn and his student Obi-Wan Kenobi as they ensure Queen Amidala in order to secure a serene end to an interplanetary exchange debate. Joined by Anakin Skywalker—a youthful slave with curiously solid regular forces of the Force—they at the same time battle with the secretive return of the Sith.


Lucas started creation of this film after he discovered that PC produced symbolism (CGI) had progressed to the level he needed for the prequel set of three's enhanced visualizations. Shooting began on June 26, 1997, at areas including Leavesden Film Studios and the Tunisian desert. The movie was Lucas' first executive exertion following a 22-year rest following Star Wars in 1977.


The Phantom Menace was delivered in theaters on May 19, 1999, just about 16 years after the debut of the past Star Wars film, Return of the Jedi. The film's debut was broadly secured by media and was enormously foreseen on account of the huge social after the Star Wars adventure had developed.

Notwithstanding the expectation, it got blended surveys; pundits lauded the visuals, activity successions, topics, John Williams' melodic score, and a portion of the exhibitions (eminently Neeson and McGregor), however scrutinized the screenplay, portrayal, and the individual exhibitions of Ahmed Best as Jar Binks and Lloyd as Anakin. It earned more than $924.3 million (identical to $1.42 billion of every 2019) overall during its underlying dramatic run, turning into the most noteworthy netting film of 1999, the second-most noteworthy earning film worldwide and in North America (behind Titanic), and the most noteworthy netting Star Wars film at that point.

A 3D reissue, which procured an extra $102.7 million in the cinema world and carried the film's general overall takings to over $1 billion, was delivered in February 2012. The film was trailed by two continuations: Attack of the Clones in 2002 and Revenge of the Sith in 2005.

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