Star Wars: The Phantom Menace

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace

For the first time ever on digital, experience the heroic action and unforgettable adventures of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace. See the first fateful steps in the journey of Anakin Skywalker. 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 Qui-Gon Jinn discover nine-year-old Anakin, a young slave unusually strong in the Force. Anakin wins a thrilling Podrace and with it his freedom as he leaves his home to be trained as a Jedi. The heroes return to Naboo where Anakin and the Queen face massive invasion forces while the two Jedi contend with a deadly foe named Darth Maul. Only then do they realize the invasion is merely the first step in a sinister scheme by the re-emergent forces of darkness known as the Sith.
  • Rated PG For sci-fi action/violence.
For the first time ever on digital, experience the heroic action and unforgettable adventures of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace. See the first fateful steps in the journey of Anakin Skywalker. 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 Qui-Gon Jinn discover nine-year-old Anakin, a young slave unusually strong in the Force. Anakin wins a thrilling Podrace and with it his freedom as he leaves his home to be trained as a Jedi. The heroes return to Naboo where Anakin and the Queen face massive invasion forces while the two Jedi contend with a deadly foe named Darth Maul. Only then do they realize the invasion is merely the first step in a sinister scheme by the re-emergent forces of darkness known as the Sith.
  • Rated PG For sci-fi action/violence.

Bonus Content

  • Conversations: Doug Chiang Looks Back

    Conversations: Doug Chiang Looks Back

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    Design Director Doug Chiang provides a look at Star Wars conceptual drawings and models and reveals the lessons learned from George Lucas that helped him create some of cinema’s most lasting and iconic images.
  • Discoveries From Inside: Models & Miniatures

    Discoveries From Inside: Models & Miniatures

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    Steve Gawley and Lorne Peterson discuss how they created minuscule and massive models that became classic pieces of the Star Wars universe, plus, how emerging technology altered the course of the Millennium Falcon and the art of “painting with 3D parts.”
  • "The Beginning" Feature-Length Documentary

    "The Beginning" Feature-Length Documentary

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    From preproduction, principal photography and postproduction to the opening night of Episode I, this documentary gives an insider's look into how one of the most anticipated movies ever was created.
  • The Podrace: Theatrical Edit

    The Podrace: Theatrical Edit

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    The original theatricial edit of the Episode I Podrace.
  • Deleted Scene: Bail Organa of Alderaan

    Deleted Scene: Bail Organa of Alderaan

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    Adrian Dunbar was cast as Bail Organa for this brief appearance in Episode I. After the role was cut, the role was recast in Episode II with Jimmy Smits as Bail.
  • Deleted Scene: Complete Podrace Grid Sequence

    Deleted Scene: Complete Podrace Grid Sequence

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    The complete podrace grid sequence includes characters cut from the final version of Episode I.
  • Deleted Scene: Anakin’s Scuffle with Greedo

    Deleted Scene: Anakin’s Scuffle with Greedo

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    Qui-Gon breaks up a fight between Anakin and Greedo.
  • Deleted Scene: Trash-talking Droids

    Deleted Scene: Trash-talking Droids

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    As the Jedi arrive at the Naboo blockade, these trash-talking Trade Federation droids remark upon their presence.
  • Deleted Scene: Anakin’s Return

    Deleted Scene: Anakin’s Return

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    After destroying the Droid Control Ship, young Anakin returns his "borrowed" Naboo starfighter to a group of incredulous pilots.
  • Deleted Scene: Battle on the Boarding Ramp

    Deleted Scene: Battle on the Boarding Ramp

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    Qui-Gon Jinn's escape from Darth Maul on Tatooine was not as easy in this first iteration, which has the duel continue aboard the fleeing Naboo starship.
  • Deleted Scene: Extended Podrace Lap Two

    Deleted Scene: Extended Podrace Lap Two

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    In the extended version of Lap Two of the podrace, watch salvage droids clean up a podracer wreck, Teetmo get hit in the face with a bug and Tusken Raiders shooting at Jawas.
  • Deleted Scene: The Waterfall Sequence

    Deleted Scene: The Waterfall Sequence

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    Qui-Gon, Obi-Wan and Jar Jar need to act fast when their inoperable bongo starts to go over a waterfall.
  • Anakin's Podracer "Tabletop" Model

    Anakin's Podracer "Tabletop" Model

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    All of the Podracers were built multiple times and in varying scales during development.
  • Archive Flythrough

    Archive Flythrough

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    Explore the Lucasfilm Archives' treasure-filled collection of Star Warsprops, models, costumes and more.
  • Coruscant Air Taxi Model

    Coruscant Air Taxi Model

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    This vehicle first appeared in the new ending added to the 1997 Episode VISpecial Edition.
  • Darth Maul Costume

    Darth Maul Costume

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    A photo of a Tibetan lama taken in the 1940s inspired this costume.
  • Dud Bolt Puppet

    Dud Bolt Puppet

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    All Podracer aliens were designed with some sort of evolutionary advantage for high-speed racing. For Dud Bolt, it was his sensitive snout antenna.
  • Eopie with Anakin Maquette

    Eopie with Anakin Maquette

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    The four-legged eopie was derived from the two-legged Naboo kaadu.
  • Extended Podrace Wager

    Extended Podrace Wager

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    More dialogue exchanged between Qui-Gon and Watto showed a greater effort to possibly free Shmi Skywalker as well as Anakin in the Podrace wager.
  • Full-Sized Battle Droid

    Full-Sized Battle Droid

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    Early Neimoidian designs resembled battle droids, suggesting that the aliens built these droids in their image.
  • George Lucas on the Digital Revolution

    George Lucas on the Digital Revolution

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    Famed Star Warscreator George Lucas and his team discuss the dawn of digital filmmaking and share the challenges, risks and triumphs of the groundbreaking process that redefined the movie industry.
  • George Lucas Preparing to Write Episode I- 1994

    George Lucas Preparing to Write Episode I- 1994

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    George Lucas explores the pressures he'll face and reveals some of his creative process, as he prepares to breathe new life into the Star Warsuniverse.
  • Liam Neeson Interview

    Liam Neeson Interview

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    Liam Neeson describes what drew him to play the Jedi sage Qui-Gon Jinn.
  • Naboo Overview

    Naboo Overview

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    Visual Effects Supervisor Dennis Muren and Design Director Doug Chiang explain how the surface world of Naboo and the underwater Gungan society came to life.
  • Naboo Starfighter Concept Model

    Naboo Starfighter Concept Model

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    The design of the fighter came after the Queen's Royal Starship was finalized and is related to that shape. Dimensions: 7.5" x 4.25" x 9.25" (19.1 x 36.2 x 23.5 cm)
  • Palpatine's Shuttle Model

    Palpatine's Shuttle Model

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    This ship is over 7ft (2m) long and built over an aluminum armature.It was the last bluescreen model built for a Star Warsmovie. AfterEpisode I, all flying ships were created digitally.
  • Queen Amidala Pre-Senate Address Costume

    Queen Amidala Pre-Senate Address Costume

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    This costume inspired the gown worn by the Naboo Queen (Keisha Castle-Hughes) in Episode III.
  • Queen Amidala Senate Costume

    Queen Amidala Senate Costume

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    This distinctive headdress was inspired by Mongolian culture.
  • Queen Amidala Throne Room Costume

    Queen Amidala Throne Room Costume

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    This costume took eight weeks to complete.The design was inspired by the styles of the Chinese Imperial Court.
  • Queen's Royal Starship Concept Model

    Queen's Royal Starship Concept Model

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    This ship was built as an environmental model for shots on the surface of Tatooine, not as a flying model. Dimensions:2.5" x 21" x 10.5" (6.4 x 53.3 x 26.7 cm)
  • Republic Cruiser Concept Model

    Republic Cruiser Concept Model

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    The Republic Cruiser dispatched by Chancellor Valorum to transport Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan to Naboo is known as the Radiant VII. Dimensions: 4.75" x 20.75" x 12.5" (12.1 x 52.7x 31.8 cm)
  • Rick McCallum Interview – Filming In Tunisia

    Rick McCallum Interview – Filming In Tunisia

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    See how an archaeology student became a vital part of the crew as Producer Rick McCallum recalls filming in North Africa.
  • Rick McCallum Interview – Podracers

    Rick McCallum Interview – Podracers

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    Producer Rick McCallum reveals the challenges behind creating and transporting the massive Podracers.
  • Sando Aqua Monster Maquette

    Sando Aqua Monster Maquette

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    An original, more colorful skin pattern was changed since larger animals tend to have more neutral tones.
  • Sebulba Maquette

    Sebulba Maquette

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    On set, the computer-generated Sebulba was often represented by this sculpture on a stand.
  • Senate Guard Costume

    Senate Guard Costume

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    As the Republic declined, these guards became increasingly faceless.
  • Sith Speeder Model

    Sith Speeder Model

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    The curve of the Sith speeder body was inspired by the shape of a scythe, the traditional weapon of the Grim Reaper.
  • Tatooine Overview

    Tatooine Overview

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    Revisit the planet where it all began. Visual Effects Supervisor John Knoll and Design Director Doug Chiang reveal how they pushed the design of Tatooine even further.
  • The Battle Is Over

    The Battle Is Over

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    In this version, it is a Naboo soldier (played by Dominic West) who notes that the Droid Control Ship must have been destroyed. In the finished film, it is the Gungans who realize this turn of events.
  • Trade Federation Battleship Concept Model

    Trade Federation Battleship Concept Model

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    Early battleship concepts resembled classic flying saucer designs. Dimensions: 9.5" x 16.5" x 15" (24.1 x 41.9 x 38.1 cm)
  • Watto Maquette

    Watto Maquette

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    An early concept painting of a Neimoidian pirate was the basis for Watto's facial design.