Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace
Widescreen
Original Title: Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace
Country of Origin:  United States
Production year: 1999
Director: George Lucas
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 024543-023876
Running time: 2:13 (133 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, [Color status unset], 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: October 16, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#2159)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 25, 2012
Purchase price: Hidden
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Overview
Begin your STAR WARS DVD collection with STAR WARS: Episode I THE PHANTOM MENACE. Packed with over six hours of additional material, including exclusive documentaries and never-before-seen deleted scenes, this 2-disc set provides the perfect showcase for the incredible detail and breathtaking scope of George Lucas's first episode in the mythic STAR WARS saga.
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Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace (Widescreen)
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Genres
Science-Fiction
Adventure
Action
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Twentieth Century Fox
 • Lucasfilm
Media Companies:
 • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital EX 5.1 (Matrixed 6.1)
English  Dolby Digital Surround
French  Dolby Digital Surround
Commentary  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
2Bonus Materials
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Storyboard Comparisons
 • Gallery
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • DVD-ROM Content
 • Multi-angle
 • Music Videos
 • THX Certified
 • Closed Captioned
 • THX Optimizer /Storyboard to Animatic Final Film Comparison
Easter Eggs
First of all, as you may have noticed, the first disc features 3 different themes for the menu system, which is randomly selected when you insert the disc in your player. However, you can override the randomizer and select which one you want to see. When the FBI warning appears, press the '2' key on your remote control to activate the Tatooine theme. Press the 'Audio' button to activate the Naboo theme and press the '2' button twice to select the Coruscant menu theme.

Also, on the first disc, go to the 'Options' menu and type '1138' using your remote control. On some player models you will have to press '10+', '1' and wait for the pause as the player accepts the input. Then press '3' and wait for the pause. Finally, press '8'. This will take you to some incredible bloopers from the movie, complete with DVD credits. If that doesn’t work either, simply directly access Title 3 on the disc.

Now insert the second disc of the set, and go to the 'Deleted Scenes and Documentaries' menu screen. Once there, select 'Deleted Scenes Only' and on the page that says 'Complete Podrace Grid Sequence,' highlight the 'Doc Menu' and then press the 'Right' arrow key on your remote control to highlight a small button. Now press 'Enter' and you’ll see a video clip on the making of the Podrace sequence.

Now, in the same 'Deleted Scenes' menu, browse to the 'Extended Podrace Lap 2' page. Once again, highlight 'Doc Menu' and press the 'Right' arrow key to select the button. This will give you access to a featurette covering the extended podrace sequence and elements that have been removed.

Many of the menus on the disc also contain time-outs. This means, if you wait for a while without doing anything, certain events may happen. In the 'TV Spots' menu for example, Darth Sidious will appear saying 'We must accelerate our plans!' In the Animatics menu, Watto will appear after some time, asking you to pick something or get out of the store.
Crew
Direction
George Lucas....Director
Writing
George Lucas....Writer
Production
Rick McCallum....Producer
George Lucas....Executive Producer
Cinematography
David Tattersall....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Paul Martin Smith....Film Editor
Ben Burtt....Film Editor
Music
John Williams....Composer
Sound
Ben Burtt....Sound Designer
Ben Burtt....Supervising Sound Editor
Tom Bellfort....Supervising Sound Editor
Matthew Wood....Supervising Sound Editor
Gary Rydstrom....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Tom Johnson....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Shawn Murphy....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Gavin Bocquet....Production Designer
Phil Harvey....Art Director
Fred Hole....Art Director
John King....Art Director
Rod McLean....Art Director
Ben Scott....Art Director
Cast
Liam Neeson....Qui-Gon Jinn
Ewan McGregor....Obi-Wan Kenobi
Natalie Portman....Queen Amidala / Padmé
Jake Lloyd....Anakin Skywalker
Ian McDiarmid....Senator Palpatine
Pernilla August....Shmi Skywalker
Oliver Ford Davies....Sio Bibble
Hugh Quarshie....Captain Panaka
Ahmed Best....Jar Jar Binks
Anthony Daniels....C-3PO
Kenny Baker....R2-D2
Frank Oz....Yoda (voice)
Terence Stamp....Chancellor Valorum
Brian Blessed....Boss Nass (voice)
Andrew Secombe....Watto (voice)
Ray Park....Darth Maul
Lewis Macleod....Sebulba (voice)
Warwick Davis....Wald
Steven Spiers....Captain Tarpals (voice)
Silas Carson....Nute Gunray
Jerome Blake....Rune Haako
Alan Ruscoe....Daultay Dofine
Ralph Brown....Ric Olié
Celia Imrie....Fighter Pilot Bravo 5
Benedict Taylor....Fighter Pilot Bravo 2
Clarence Smith....Fighter Pilot Bravo 3
Samuel L. Jackson....Mace Windu
Dominic West....Palace Guard
Cristina da Silva....Rabé
Friday (Liz) Wilson....Eirtaé
Candice Orwell....Yané
Sofia Coppola....Saché
Keira Knightley....Sabé
Bronagh Gallagher....Republic Cruiser Captain
Silas Carson....Republic Cruiser Pilot
John Fensom....TC-14
Greg Proops....Fode
Scott Capurro....Beed
Jabba the Hutt....Himself
Margaret Towner....Jira
Dhruv Chanchani....Kitster
Oliver Walpole....Seek
Jenna Green....Amee
Megan Udall....Melee
Hassani Shapi....Eeth Koth
Gin....Adi Gallia
Khan Bonfils....Saesee Tiin
Michelle Taylor....Yarael Poof
Michaela Cottrell....Even Piell
Dipika O'Neill Joti....Depa Billaba
Phil Eason....Yaddle
Mark Coulier....Aks Moe
Kathy Smee....Yoda puppeteer
Don Austen....Yoda puppeteer
David Greenaway....Yoda puppeteer
Lindsay Duncan....Voice of TC-14 (voice)
Peter Serafinowicz....Voice of Darth Maul (voice)
James Taylor....Voice of Rune Haako (voice)
Chris Sanders....Voice of Daultay Dofine (voice)
Toby Longworth....Voice of Lott Dod (voice)
Marc Silk....Voice of Aks Moe (voice)
Tyger....Voice of Tey How (voice)