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)
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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 »

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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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Easily the best Star Wars parody yet
13 November 1999 | by (Maryland, USA) – See all my reviews

Thumb wars is an excellent adaptation of the Star Wars trilogy, brought down to a little under 30 minutes and made funnier than seems possible. Thumb wars is laugh out loud hilarious and worth seeing more than once. An avid fan or a relative Star Wars new comer will both find it hysterical.


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