Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace poster

DVD & Blu-ray Release Date

DVD: Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace DVD release date is set for September 1, 2007. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches.

Blu-ray: Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace Blu-ray will be available the same day as the DVD. Blu-ray and DVD releases are typically released around 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital: Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace digital release from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases. The estimate release date is August 2007. We will update this page with more details as they become available. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release.

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace stars Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Ian McDiarmid. View everything you need to know about the movie below.



IMDb Rating




Theater Date

May 19, 1999


Providing a beginning story to the Star Wars series, Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999) tells the story of a young Anakin Skywalker (Jake Lloyd) long before he became Darth Vader. Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn (Liam Neeson) and Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) are on a mission to protect a newly introduced Queen Amidala (Natalie Portman). The queen is on a mission to the planet Coruscant to seek a peaceful resolution to an interplanetary trade dispute. Anakin is portrayed as a slave boy who is also a gifted pilot and engineer, having created C-3PO to help with household chores he’s assigned to perform. New characters introduced include Mace Windu (Samuel L. Jackson), Darth Maul (Ray Park) and Jar Jar Binks (voiced by Ahmed Best).

PG Rating

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace DVD/Blu-ray is rated PG. Parental guidance is suggested, meaning some material may not be suitable for children. Parents are urged to give “parental guidance.” The movie may contain some material parents might not like for their young children.


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Reviews [star rating=”6.4″ ]

The movie currently has a 6.4 out of 10 IMDb rating and 51 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.



Box Office

$431.1 million


Action, Adventure, Science Fiction



Theatrical Release Date: May 19, 1999
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: September 1, 2007
Age Rating: PG
Runtime: 136 minutes
Budget: $115,000,000
Box Office: $431.1 million
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Language: English