While the average Star Wars guru on the Net knows almost everything about the new Star Wars movie, there are millions of average movie fans who have misconceptions about what the Phantom Menace is all about. Many individuals believe that the new Star Wars movie is actually a sequel to Return of the Jedi. Some movie fans are expecting to see Han, Luke and Leia on their latest adventure through space. Still, others believe that Episode 1 tells how Anakin Skywalker becomes Darth Vader. In fact, Anakin doesn't become Vader until the end of Episode 3 (or so we are led to believe).

Many fans believe that all the creatures in this new film will be computer generated which is false. R2-D2 and C-3PO are not computer generated. Yoda is only CG when he is walking around. However, all vehicles and ships seen in the space battles are CG. However, CGI has not replaced live actors or live props. So it is important to realize that while you may know everything there is to know about this movie (or at least we like to believe we know this movie inside and out even before its release), there are many movie fans who are clueless when it comes to what this film is about.