July 21, 1978 in US cinemas: Star Wars gets its first re-release

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July 15, 1999 in UK cinemas: “Star Wars Episode I – The Phantom Menace”


Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace is a 1999 Star Wars film written and directed by George Lucas. It was the fourth live-action film to be released in theaters and the first film of the prequel trilogy. It was also the first Star Wars film to be re-released in 3D. The film was produced by Rick McCallum and stars Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, and Ian McDiarmid as the primary characters.

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