The worst Star Wars movie suddenly has the best poster

The Phantom Menace 25th anniversary poster
(Image credit: Matt Ferguson)

Those who experienced it will never forget the crushing disappointment that was Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. After a frankly obscene amount of marketing and hype, the first Star Wars film in 16 years finally arrived in 1999, and it was... not great. From irritating CGI amphibians to an inexplicable focus on international trading laws, Episode I was not without its many, many flaws. But hey, at least now, 25 years later, it has an incredible new poster!

To celebrate the film's 25th birthday, Disney is re-releasing it in cinemas (on the weekend of May the 4th, no less). And accompanying the release is an incredible new anniversary poster by Matt Ferguson. (For more design inspiration, check out the best print ads of all time.)

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.