Fanboys Movie

In 1998, five friends stole their way into history.

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Who's Involved:

Carrie Fisher, Kristen Bell, Danny Trejo, Dan Fogler, Sam Huntington, Jay Baruchel, Ray Park, Kevin Spacey, Evan Astrowsky, Billy Dee Williams, Kyle Mann, Dana Brunetti, Adam F. Goldberg, Chris Marquette, Matthew Perniciaro, Ernest Cline

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 1 hr, 30 m

Four extreme "Star Wars" fans and childhood friends drive across America to Skywalker Ranch.

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Fanboys Plot: What's the story?

A group of friends who are avid "Star Wars" fans travel west to see the Holy Grail of all sci-fi movies, "Star Wars: Episode I." The year is 1999 and for these death star dorks, the "Star Wars" films are more than just movies; they are a way of life. So, after one of the group takes sick, it is nothing short of a moral imperative that the friends break into George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch to watch the seminal sci-fi picture together before its release. Enlisting the help of an estranged friend, who has traded in his Darth Vader mask for a proper day job, the adventure lays way to some extremely funny situations, including an outrageous brawl with some hard-core Trekkies.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Fanboys?

  1. The movie has been delayed to add a cameo with Kevin Smith and sound effects from the "Star Wars" films, which were authorized by George Lucas himself after he saw an early cut and approved.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Fanboys?

A look at the Fanboys behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Adam F. Goldberg last wrote Aliens in the Attic and Simon Bloom: The Gravity Keeper.


Kyle Mann


Evan Astrowsky
Dana Brunetti
Matthew Perniciaro
Kevin Spacey

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Production Timeline: When did the Fanboys come together?

On or about February 4, 2009 • The film was in Completed status.

Fanboys Release Date: When was it released?

Fanboys was released in 2009 on Friday, February 6, 2009 in 44 theaters. There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Push, He's Just Not That Into You and The Pink Panther 2.
United States
February 6, 2009 Limited
February 6, 2009

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

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