The Phantom Menace and Revenge of the Sith are now respectively 18 and 12 years old

tpm_posterStar Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace was released on May 19, 1999 in North America.

On its original release, the movie grossed $431.1 million in North America and $493.2 million in other territories, resulting in a worldwide total of $924.3 million. It was the most successful movie of the year domestically and worldwide.

Using only reviews from the original release, The Phantom Menace would hold a 60% “fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

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Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith was released on May 19, 2005 in North America.

The movie grossed $380,270,577 in North America and $468,484,191 in other territories, resulting in a worldwide total of $848,754,768. It was the most succesful movie of the year domestically and the second most succesful movie of the year worldwide (behind Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire).

Using only reviews from the original release, The Phantom Menace would hold an 80% “fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

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