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Fanboys (2009)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Drama  |  13 February 2009 (Iceland)
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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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Rated PG-13 for pervasive crude and sexual material, language and drug content | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Fanboys - Rajongók háborúja  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$685,484 (USA) (17 April 2009)
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Trivia

The Canadian rock band Rush is featured somewhat prominently in several scenes in the movie. Rush is a group that has developed a very large, very cult-like following of mostly male "fanboys". See more »

Goofs

When Zoe is putting away comics at the store, we see a glimpse of a MirrorMask comic which wasn't released until 2006. Also, it displays a picture of the DVD cover which wasn't in existence in 1998. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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The Weinstein Company logo is backed by light saber sound effects. See more »

Connections

Features Stargate SG-1: Small Victories (2000) See more »

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Just Plain Fun
16 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you grew up on Star Wars and Star Trek, especially with those who were in love with either series, this movie is the bomb.

This fun romp makes fun of both series and has surprisingly great cameos, which I won't name. I will watch this again. Some movies are timeless in the way you can run into it on cable and will stay for a bit...that is this movie. The actors throughout the movie are from the genre we expect. Cameos and more cameos are numerous. Watch out for a gross hospital kiss, but I'm not giving anything away.

The cast is perfect for this performance. You'll feel for them.

Great job!


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