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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Hand Duet (voice) (as Ross Schaefer)
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Oobedoob Benubi / Thumbtrooper (voice)
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Prissypeo (voice)
Jim Jackman ...
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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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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

Prissypeo: They'll kill us for sure! We need something we can trade for our lives!
Beboobeep: Beboobeep!
Prissypeo: Yes, the Princess! What a marvelous idea!
[Later... ]
Thumbtrooper: This is the droid that promised to deliver her!
Princess Bunhead: What?
Prissypeo: Bunhead's on to us! Let's get out of here!
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Followed by Bat Thumb (2001) See more »

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Sometimes funny, sometimes not.
22 December 2002 | by (Chicagooooooo) – See all my reviews

From KUNG POW!: ENTER THE FIST director, Steve Oedekerk, comes yet another spoof of the Star Wars movies. Only with thumbs as the actors. There is not much to be said about this short film except that this is one of Oedekerk's 'Thumb' movies to be forgotten. It is not as funny as his later works, but it is still good for a laugh. It is a definite must-see if you are a fan of the Star Wars movies. I am not, but I still found it amusing.

THUMB WARS: 3/5.


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