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Thumb Wars: The Phantom Cuticle -- 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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Steve Oedekerk (written by)
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Every Hand Has A Thumb...
Plot:
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. | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Steve Oedekerk 
 
Writing credits
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Steve Oedekerk  written by

Produced by
Matthew Aufdenspring .... associate producer
Tom Koranda .... producer
Paul Marshal .... producer
Steve Oedekerk .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Robert Folk 
 
Cinematography by
Mike DePrez 
 
Film Editing by
Mike DePrez 
Gary Dimaggio 
Dennis Dumford 
Sean Adam O'Hair 
 
Production Design by
Geoffrey Kater 
 
Art Direction by
Jorg Dubin 
 
Makeup Department
Laurel Kelly .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
John Laus .... post-production supervisor
 
Art Department
David Cooke .... assistant property master
Jorg Dubin .... set builder
Sal Guletta .... set builder
James Schexnaydre .... property master
Van Sengenhanh .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Matthew Nicolay .... sound mixer
Dan Shattuck .... sound supervisor
Harrison Winter .... post-production sound
 
Special Effects by
Jerry Gergely .... special effects makeup
Matthew Jorgensen .... special effects makeup artist: Optic Nerve Studio
Dave Merrell .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Dave Adams .... CG animator
Dave Adams .... CG modeler
Chris Cowan .... modeler
Susan Ishida .... CG modeler
Geoffrey Kater .... CGI model supervisor
Don Mccoy .... CG modeler (credited on DVD)
Ray McIntyre Jr. .... consultant: Ultimatte
Garrett Reese .... visual effects
Emile Edwin Smith .... CGI explosions
Brian Thomas .... director of technology
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ben Hunt .... video assistant
Andy Jagerson .... grip
Kirk Manton .... gaffer
Thomas McCarty .... key grip
Tony Perija .... alternate grip
Tim Swanson .... wrap grip
Eric Wylie .... grip
 
Animation Department
Joe Barnett .... animator
Mariae Bui .... animator
Jim Carbonetti .... 3D animator
Scott Dalton .... animator
Christine Daly .... animator
Iah Gallardo .... animator
John Gillardo .... assistant animator
Eric Hance .... animator
Dominic Jackson .... animator
Josh Judd .... animator
Fred Kaplan .... animator
Geoffrey Kater .... 3D animator
Todd Kausen .... animator
Matthew Maxwell .... animator
David Monaco .... animator
Kim Phipps .... animator
Garrett Reese .... assistant animator
Robbie Robfogel .... animator
Mike Rust .... animator
Jeffery Scheetz .... supervising animator
Erick Schiele .... animator
Amanda Sokoloff .... animator
Geordie Spradling .... animator
Thomas Wells .... animator
Mark Welser .... animator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Analia Garcia .... assistant costumer
Kate McDermott .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Ryan Karstad .... assistant editor
John Laus .... head editor
Lisa McNichols .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
David Feinman .... composer: additional music
Rick Giovinazzo .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Matt Akey .... production coordinator
Jeff Scott Edwards .... production assistant
Courtney Fairhurst .... set coordinator
Josh Forbes .... production assistant
Jill Harrell .... office intern (as Jill C. Harrell)
Lynn Kulaga .... production assistant (as Lynne Kulaga)
John Listor .... production assistant
Julie Maldonato .... key set production assistant
Bryan Marell .... production assistant
Andy Sands .... creatures
Lauren Sherman .... script supervisor
Jonathon E. Stewart .... pre-production coordinator
Sam Tyler-Wayman .... production assistant
Truman Van Dyke .... insurance
John Vulich .... creatures
Ben Wylie .... production assistant
Josh Ernstrom .... intern (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Tony Pyle .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Thumb Wars" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
29 min | Japan:26 min
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Trivia:
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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Shin Chan: Shin Wars (#2.1)" (2008)See more »

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2 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Great!!!!!!, 23 April 2003
Author: sketchy (j6524@hotmail.com) from pembroke, massachusetts.

This is a great comedy!!!!!!! good send-off of 'star wars', with cool animation, likeable characters, and great gags that no 'star wars' spoof have been able to match. I give this film 4 stars out of 5. A must see!!!!

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