Thumb Wars: The Phantom Cuticle (1999)

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In a sendoff of the original Star Wars, several fingers and thumbs are used to act out the roles of would-be heroes and villians as the forces of finger and thumb clash of an evil super-weapon.

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Ross Shafer ...
Hand Duet (voice) (as Ross Schaefer)
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Oobedoob Benubi / Thumbtrooper (voice)
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Prissypeo (voice)
Jim Jackman ...
Crunchy / Lieutenant (voice)
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Jim Hope ...
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In a sendoff of the original Star Wars, several fingers and thumbs are used to act out the roles of would-be heroes and villians as the forces of finger and thumb clash of an evil super-weapon.

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Every Hand Has A Thumb...

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The animation format used to animate thumbs was later used to animate Steve Oedekerk's tongue in Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002). See more »

Quotes

Oobedoob Benubi: Come now, touch your tongue to mine.
Loke Groundrunner: What?
Oobedoob Benubi: Your tongue - touch it to mine.
Loke Groundrunner: Why?
Oobedoob Benubi: To make it official!
Loke Groundrunner: To make what official?
Oobedoob Benubi: You know, ALL OF IT!
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Touch your tongue to mine
7 March 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

this movie is HILARIOUS! if you like star wars,(or even better star wars spoofs) you will love this movie...Steve O. has thought of almost everything from where they live to the name of the characters (Loke Groundrunner=Luke Skywalker, Han Solo=Hand Duet, Princess Leia=Priness BunHead.) The funniest thing was the name they thought of for Obi Wan "Ben" Kenobi. Oobie Doob Scoobie Doobie Benubi. SEE THIS MOVIE...or better yet purchase it!!!


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