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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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Cast overview:
Steve Oedekerk ... Loke Groundrunner / Beboobeep / Unwise Council Member / The Puppet / Gabba the Butt / Aunt Gonnabiteit / Big Toe & Yes Men (voice)
Andrea Fears Andrea Fears ... Princess Bunhead (voice)
Ross Shafer Ross Shafer ... Hand Duet (voice) (as Ross Schaefer)
Rob Paulsen ... Oobedoob Benubi / Thumbtrooper (voice)
Paul Greenberg ... Prissypeo (voice)
Jim Jackman Jim Jackman ... Crunchy / Lieutenant (voice)
Mark DeCarlo ... Black Helmet Man (voice)
Jim Hope ... Commander Cuticle / Annoying Pilot / Effeminate Thumb / Instructor (voice)
David Floyd David Floyd ... Brave Pilot / Uncle Soondead / Fighter / Thumb Council Member (voice)
Megan Cavanagh ... Fighter Pilot #2 (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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Trivia

The naked thumb pilot in the thumb fighter jet was improvised on the spot, on set, while filming various thumbs and costumes. See more »

Quotes

Oobedoob Benubi: Crying is for little girls, babies, and men who just had their ears ripped off.
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A fun little short film created by Steve Oedekerk
29 September 2002 | by SinjinSBSee all my reviews

A fun little short film created by Steve Oedekerk. An altered version of Star Wars (the original) acted out by thumbs. Sure it's a silly idea, but it had me laughing out loud at some of the lines. The names are hilarious, especially "Oobedoob Scobydoob Benubi". It's the only movie in the Thumb series that I've seen, but I found it pretty amusing. With a running time of 29mins, it's gimmick doesn't overstay it's welcome.

*** (Out of 4)


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Release Date:

2 November 1999 (Japan) See more »

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