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Star Tours (1987)

Thanks to an incompetent pilot droid, a space tour to the moon of Endor is derailed and caught in the midst of a battle between the Empire and the Rebel Alliance.

Director:

Dennis Muren

Writer:

George Lucas (characters)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Kenny Baker ... R2-D2 (uncredited)
Niki Botelho Niki Botelho ... Teek (uncredited)
Brian Cummings ... Planetary Destinations Announcer (uncredited)
Anthony Daniels ... C-3PO (voice) (uncredited)
Warwick Davis ... Wicket (uncredited)
Tom Fitzgerald Tom Fitzgerald ... G2-9T (voice) (uncredited)
Steve Gawley Steve Gawley ... Red Leader (uncredited)
Ira Keeler Ira Keeler ... Star Tours Technician (uncredited)
Peter Mayhew ... Chewbacca (uncredited)
Dennis Muren ... Star Tours Mechanic (uncredited)
Paul Reubens ... RX-24 (voice) (uncredited)
Stephanie Taylor Stephanie Taylor ... Pre-Show Announcer (uncredited)
Mike West Mike West ... G2-4T (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Groups of visitors are taken on "Star Tours", a space tour bus set in the Star Wars universe. Thanks to an inexperienced and thoroughly incompetent robot pilot, what is billed as a leisurely tour to the Endor Moon becomes a wild ride as the tour gets caught up in a battle between the Empire and the rebels. Written by Phil Karn <karn@qualcomm.com>

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The Ultimate Star Wars Adventure!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Rides See more »

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Trivia

The attraction closed at Disneyland Parks on July 27, 2010 and at Disney's Hollywood Studios on September 7, 2010. Star Tours returned on May 20, 2011 completely revamped as Star Tours: The Adventures Continue (2011), presumably to keep the tradition of the first 6 Star Wars episodes being released in May. See more »

Quotes

G2-4T: Gee, I hope the new StarSpeeders run better then the one that brought me here. What a bucket of bolts! You'll never get me on one of those things in a billion light years!
[computer warbles]
G2-4T: Yeah, Chief.
[computer warbles]
G2-4T: What's that? Don't worry, those humanoids out there can't hear a word I am saying, as long as I have the comlink switched off.
[computer warbles]
G2-4T: Huh, it's not? Oh oh...
[to guests waiting in line]
G2-4T: Say, are you the lucky people that are gonna ride the new StarSpeeder 3000? Hey, ...
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References THX 1138 (1971) See more »

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NOT Terrible
26 September 2005 | by BeckyRaySee all my reviews

This ride was made in 1987, and therefore is based entirely on the original Trilogy. Anyone who expects anything from the much later added first three episodes obviously can't be very bright. This ride was WAY ahead of its time when it was new, and is still a great ride and lots of fun.

As to why there would be no Jedi Knight, Sith Lord or light saber fight, well, this ride is called "Star TOURS." The entire gist of the ride is that you are on a space tour bus. R2D2 is co-pilot, and many of the other original Star Wars characters are throughout the ride which includes the waiting area.

REX basically takes the passengers of his ship on a trip around the Death Star almost exactly identical to that of Luke Skywalker in the first Star Wars movie. Anyone who doesn't get that, obviously can't be that big of a Star Wars fan, although you definitely don't need to be a Star Wars fan to enjoy this simlulator.


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