Fanboys is a 2009 comedy film directed
by Kyle Newman
and starring Sam Huntington, Chris Marquette, Dan Fogler, Jay Baruchel and Kristen Bell. It was released in the United States on February 6, 2009, and in Canada on April 3, 2009.
The story is about on October 31, 1998, Eric Bottler
(Sam Huntington) reunites with his old high school
buddies Linus (Chris Marquette), Hutch (Dan Fogler), Windows
(Jay Baruchel) and Zoe (Kristen Bell) at a Halloween party.
There is tension between Bottler
and his old friends
, due to Bottler
being the only
matured since high school
, now a successful car salesman, finds that
have not changed a bit since high school
; the number one thing they still have in common
is their love of Star Wars
(and at one point the group become quietly enraptured while watching Stargate SG-1
expresses their anticipation for the latest
installment to the franchise, Star Wars
Episode I: The Phantom Menace. Linus proposes
an idea that Bottler
and he had been plotting since they were children: to infiltrate Skywalker Ranch and steal a rough cut of the film
Nerd: DUUUDE. I WANNA REPEAT WHAT THE FANBOYS DID!
Calm Star Wars
nerd: Dude, Fanboys(2009
film)was based on 1998, the episode is already out...
Nerd: DAMMIT. I had to be eleven back