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Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) before its release.

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Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) before its release.

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Never tell them the odds. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for pervasive crude and sexual material, language and drug content | See all certifications »

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13 February 2009 (Iceland)  »

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Fanboys - Rajongók háborúja  »

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$3,900,000 (estimated)

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$171,533 (USA) (6 February 2009)

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$685,484 (USA) (17 April 2009)
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Originally Jorge Garcia was attached to play Harry Knowles, but scheduling conflicts with Lost (2004) caused him to turn down the role. Then, Kevin Smith stepped in and was reportedly very enthusiastic, but some last-minute editing for Clerks II (2006) forced him to step down. See more »

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When they plan to leave, they say that taking "Highway 80" is the fastest route. There is no highway 80 heading west from Ohio to Texas. There only Interstate 80, which is not even close to going through Texas. So, when they arrive in Iowa and argue about taking the longer route they actually went the way they discussed when they agreed to go, by driving Interstate 80. See more »

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The Weinstein Company logo is backed by light saber sound effects. See more »

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Great Flick
8 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm not a movie critic so I'm not going to act like one like many people do on here.

Plain and simple Fanboys was great. The movie had a strong story and was very funny. If your into star wars, comics, movies, pop culture, you will throughly enjoy this movie. Go see it.

Myself, and 4 of my friends took a road trip to Chicago to see it. I think the road trip really made the movie even better.

Its in limited release, but its worth the road trip. It was a lot of fun.

Love this flick.


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