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Fanboys (2009)

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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.

Director:

Kyle Newman

Writers:

Ernest Cline (screenplay), Adam F. Goldberg (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Huntington ... Eric
Chris Marquette ... Linus
Dan Fogler ... Hutch
Jay Baruchel ... Windows
Kristen Bell ... Zoe
David Denman ... Chaz
Christopher McDonald ... Big Chuck (as Chris McDonald)
Charlie B. Brown Charlie B. Brown ... Myron
Isaac Kappy Isaac Kappy ... Garfunkel
Stephen Pina Stephen Pina ... Simon
Seth Rogen ... Admiral Seasholtz / Alien / Roach
Tarek Bishara ... The Vulcan / Gruvock (as Thom Bishops)
Clark Sanchez Clark Sanchez ... Bartender
Stanley Shunkamolah Stanley Shunkamolah ... Thick-Necked Thug
Danny Trejo ... The Chief
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Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Never tell them the odds. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for pervasive crude and sexual material, language and drug content | See all certifications »

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Official MySpace | Official Site | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 February 2009 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Fanboys - Rajongók háborúja See more »

Filming Locations:

Belen, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$171,533, 8 February 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$688,529

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$960,828
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Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During the fight between our heroes and the Star Trek (1966) fans at the dedication of the Captain James T. Kirk statue, Spock's ears are ripped off. This is reminiscent of the 1976 Saturday Night Live (1975) skit titled "The Last Voyage of the Starship Enterprise" where Spock's (played by Chevy Chase) ears are removed as Spock calls out, "My ears!", as part of the dismantling of the Star Trek (1966) set and series cancellation. See more »

Goofs

There's an advertisement in the comic shop for the film Mirrormask, which didn't come out until 2005. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hutch: [as Stormtrooper] Halloween just got awesome, bitches!
Linus: [as Stormtrooper] Prepare for the entrance of Lord Vader.
Windows: [as Darth Vader] Give yourself to the Dark Side. It's the only way you can save your...
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The Weinstein Company logo is backed by light saber sound effects. See more »

Connections

References Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) See more »

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39 Southbound
Written by Scott Franklin, Dan Collins
Performed by Mr. Badwrench
Courtesy of Rescue Records
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Great Flick
8 February 2009 | by aek6000See all my reviews

I'm not a movie critic so I'm not going to act like one like many people do on here.

Plain and simple Fanboys was great. The movie had a strong story and was very funny. If your into star wars, comics, movies, pop culture, you will throughly enjoy this movie. Go see it.

Myself, and 4 of my friends took a road trip to Chicago to see it. I think the road trip really made the movie even better.

Its in limited release, but its worth the road trip. It was a lot of fun.

Love this flick.


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