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Synopsis

Categorized as a "prequel," The Phantom Menace introduces us to the characters and a plot that are featured in the first Star Wars franchise. In this episode, a youthful Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) meets the boy Anakin Skywalker (Jake Lloyd) and unwittingly starts him on the path to becoming the tyrant Darth Vader.

MPAA Rating PG for sci-fi action/violence.
Theatrical Release May 19, 1999
Director George Lucas
Cast Liam Neeson Ewan MacGregor Natalie Portman
Run Time 133
Twentieth Century Fox Official Movie Website

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