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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 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

During initial filming, Video Assist Operator Ben Hunt shared with voice actor Rob Paulsen that he had memorized the Animanaics song "Yakko's World" (sung by Paulsen) back when he was in High School. Rob asked Ben if he wanted to sing it together and they did. Between takes of course. See more »

Quotes

Oobedoob Benubi: But my uncle just bought those! Geez! You are a whiner. Come! The answers will be
[crosses his eyes]
Oobedoob Benubi: revealed.
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Connections

Spoofs Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Easily the best Star Wars parody yet
13 November 1999 | by rainewalker-See all my reviews

Thumb wars is an excellent adaptation of the Star Wars trilogy, brought down to a little under 30 minutes and made funnier than seems possible. Thumb wars is laugh out loud hilarious and worth seeing more than once. An avid fan or a relative Star Wars new comer will both find it hysterical.


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English

Release Date:

2 November 1999 (Japan) See more »

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