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Thumb Wars: The Phantom Cuticle (1999)

Not Rated | | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi | TV Short 2 November 1999
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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Andrea Fears ...
Princess Bunhead (voice)
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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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 most complex shot to film on set was during the escape from Black Helmet man and the troopers, back on to the "Hand" to fly away. The shot of the crew and droids running onboard and down the passageway to the cockpit took nearly 2 hours to film for a shot that lasted just seconds. See more »

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Black Helmet Man: Loke, I am your mother!
Loke Groundrunner: No!
Black Helmet Man: Mama's gonna teach you some manners!
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References Regarding Henry (1991) 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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