History Film / ThePhantomMenace

28th Apr '16 11:31:45 AM TheHestinator
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* MohsScaleOfViolenceHardness: It gets a 4, because of [[spoiler:Qui-Gon Jinn being impaled by Darth Maul's lightsaber and Maul being sliced in two at the waist (complete with blood vapor puff), also with a lightsaber]].
16th Apr '16 8:57:29 PM HeraldAlberich
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* LockedOutOfTheFight: The force-field gates that the Jedi fight Darth Maul through serve to separate Obi-Wan from Qui-Gon; Obi-Wan can only watch as Qui-Gon, fighting alone, falls to Darth Maul.
25th Mar '16 9:22:47 AM Ciara25
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* {{Backstory}}: This movie only exists to set up all the backstory for the following five movies.

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* {{Backstory}}: This movie really only exists to set up all the backstory back story for the following five movies.movies. [[http://www.nomachetejuggling.com/2011/11/11/the-star-wars-saga-suggested-viewing-order/ In fact, Rod Hilton's Machete Order shows how leaving it out of the viewing order altogether doesn't hurt the overarching story at all.]]
20th Mar '16 1:45:30 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* AllThereInTheManual: Exactly what the Trade Federation is and the nature of the original trade dispute are never explained in the movie itself.
19th Mar '16 4:01:56 AM Quindor
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* ShowDontTell: Padmé says "My people are suffering," and Sio Bibble says "The death toll is catastrophic," but we don't really ''see'' the impact that the Trade Federation invasion had on Naboo.

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* ShowDontTell: Padmé says "My people are suffering," and Sio Bibble says "The death toll is catastrophic," but we don't really ''see'' the impact that the Trade Federation invasion had on Naboo. FridgeBrilliance kicks in when you realize that, as all communications are blacked out, that conspicuously clear message must be a fake made by the Trade Federation to induce Amidala to reveal her position and there is actually nothing to ''see''.
10th Feb '16 3:03:42 AM Ciara25
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Followed by ''Film/AttackOfTheClones''
6th Feb '16 9:47:54 PM TheRoguePenguin
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->'''Obi-Wan:''' I have a bad feeling about this.\\

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\n->'''Obi-Wan:''' [-[[caption-width-right:350:'''Obi-Wan:''' I have a bad feeling about this.\\



'''Obi-Wan:''' It's not about the mission, Master. It's something... elsewhere. Elusive.

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'''Obi-Wan:''' It's not about the mission, Master. It's something... elsewhere. Elusive.
Elusive.]]-]

[[center:[[AC:Turmoil has engulfed the\\
Galactic Republic. The taxation\\
of trade routes to outlying star\\
systems is in dispute.\\
\\
Hoping to resolve the matter\\
with a blockade of deadly\\
battleships, the greedy Trade\\
Federation has stopped all\\
shipping to the small planet\\
of Naboo.\\
\\
While the congress of the\\
Republic endlessly debates\\
this alarming chain of events,\\
the Supreme Chancellor has\\
secretly dispatched two Jedi\\
Knights, the guardians of\\
peace and justice in the\\
galaxy, to settle the conflict....]]]]
6th Feb '16 7:55:35 PM Unknownlight
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[-[[caption-width-right:350:'''Obi-Wan:''' I have a bad feeling about this.\\

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[-[[caption-width-right:350:'''Obi-Wan:'''
->'''Obi-Wan:'''
I have a bad feeling about this.\\



'''Obi-Wan:''' It's not about the mission, Master. It's something... elsewhere. Elusive.]]-]

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'''Obi-Wan:''' It's not about the mission, Master. It's something... elsewhere. Elusive.]]-]
Elusive.
6th Feb '16 7:49:26 PM Unknownlight
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[[center:[[AC:Turmoil has engulfed the\\
Galactic Republic. The taxation\\
of trade routes to outlying star\\
systems is in dispute.\\
\\
Hoping to resolve the matter\\
with a blockade of deadly\\
battleships, the greedy Trade\\
Federation has stopped all\\
shipping to the small planet\\
of Naboo.\\
\\
While the congress of the\\
Republic endlessly debates\\
this alarming chain of events,\\
the Supreme Chancellor has\\
secretly dispatched two Jedi\\
Knights, the guardians of\\
peace and justice in the\\
galaxy, to settle the conflict....]]]]
18th Jan '16 2:45:21 PM Mario1995
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* ExactWords: "Stay in that cockpit!" from Qui-Gon to Anakin. Never mind that Anakin accidentally activates the Naboo fighter craft in question, subsequently blasts a few Destroyer droids, and ultimately takes out the reactor core of the orbiting Trade Federation control ship...

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* ExactWords: "Stay in that cockpit!" from Qui-Gon to Anakin. Never mind that Anakin accidentally activates the Naboo fighter craft in question, subsequently blasts a few Destroyer droids, and ultimately [[spoiler:ultimately takes out the reactor core of the orbiting Trade Federation control ship...]]
* ExplosiveInstrumentation: The [[spoiler:destruction of the control ship's main reactor by Anakin]] causes the droid control computer to malfunction and explode. [[spoiler:The captain and ship staff are in front of the computer when it explodes, killing them all just as the bridge is incinerated]].
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