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Based on 24 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 4 )
  • 25
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Uninspired and only faintly funny. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Delayed a couple of years, shown to fans at conventions and retooled, Fanboys is an uneven and largely predictable adventure, but it has its moments. show more

  • 50
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    For its amusing premise, Fanboys is scarily flat. show more

  • 40
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Given how insultingly fanboys are portrayed, even the fan base could be put off. show more

  • 70
    Bob Mondello NPR

    You'd think the weakest link in Fanboys would be that it's all in-jokes, but they're actually not so "in" that a casual fan won't get them. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    At times, Fanboys is every rowdy low-budget '80s road movie you've ever seen on Cinemax at 2 in the morning. What keeps the movie near, if not actually in, hyperdrive is its love of deep-dish geek culture and a gaggle of cameo appearances. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Unfortunately, while Fanboys has moments of success, it is mostly a middling road picture that doesn't do a lot more than any average, forgettable entry into the tired genre. show more

  • 63
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    The most appealing aspect of the movie is that the guys and gal at the center of it don't just love the Star Wars saga for its own sake. They love the way they feel about each other when they're escaping into its universe and sharing all the wonder and the trivia. show more

  • 50
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    A genial, sloppy, minor affair, offering a smidgen of inside baseball, which includes a gag at the expense of the forgotten, late '80s Lucas-produced epic "Willow." show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    A lame comic tribute to the dwindling band of "Star Wars" aficionados, is one of those be nighted projects whose back story turns out to be significantly more compelling than the movie itself. show more

  • August 28, 2009 Karatekid8296
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    this is about Star Wars, but you dont have to be a fan to enjoy it. This will probably appeal more to a teenage, or young adult audience. This movie makes little sense but is fun. To enjoy this, dont think about real life. The comedy comes from the main characters being dorks. there are some funny jokes though. The bad thing is you might get a little bored. This is one of those movies where if you want to enjoy it you will.

  • February 26, 2009 buzzlife
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    This movie was awesome. Bottom Line. If you didn't like it, you weren't a Star Wars fan, or you're an uptight tool.

  • January 10, 2009 MetalMikeKona
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    yep i agree jawbreaker

  • January 10, 2009 jawbreakerica
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    This film has been in production for SOOOO long, I swear I saw previews for it like 4 years ago.

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