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2009 | PG-13 | Adventure Comedy | 1hr, 30m

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

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, February 6, 2009 in 44 theaters

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

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DIRECTOR

Kyle Mann

Screenwriter

Adam F. Goldberg
Ernest Cline

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Rating MPAA

PG-13 for pervasive crude and sexual material, language and drug content

Storyline

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.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • 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.

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