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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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Steve Oedekerk

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Cast

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 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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Every Hand Has A Thumb...


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 1999 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Thumb Wars See more »

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O Entertainment See more »
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Color

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1.33 : 1
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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

Aunt Gonna Biteit: I must say, you're becoming a fine specimen of a man, Loke Groundrunner.
Loke Groundrunner: Well alot of good that does me here. I wanna join the Thumbellion Resistance. I wanna make something of myself, be of use to someone.
Uncle Soon Dead: Well you're plenty useful here, Loke. The harvest is soon and... and you'll be getting help. I bought some new droids from the freaky little hooded creatures. The tall one is effeminate and annoying. And I think the little one has an amputee inside!
Loke Groundrunner: [whiny voice] Harvest, harvest, harvest! ...
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Followed by Bat Thumb (2001) See more »

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Poor Parody
25 September 2002 | by fthcolumnSee all my reviews

There were many times I saw this movie on DVD and almost bought it. But I'm sure glad I didn't! This is the worst satire ever. I couldn't even watch the whole thing. It's way too long and never funny. Princess Leia with Danish pastries on her head might've gotten a couple laughs in 1978, but by now it's a tired and worn out joke. And what's the point of having the characters as thumbs? It has nothing to do with the humor (or lack of). I love Star Wars and fan films, but this is just bad news!


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