Os Trapalhões na Guerra dos Planetas

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Os Trapalhões na Guerra dos Planetas
Os Trapalhões na Guerra dos Planetas poster.jpg
Directed byAdriano Stuart
Produced byRenato Aragão
Hélio Ribeiro
Written byRenato Aragão
Hélio Ribeiro
StarringRenato Aragão
Manfried Sant'Anna
Antonio Carlos
Mauro Faccio
Music byBeto Strada
CinematographyAntônio Moreira
Edited byLuiz Teixeira
Renato Aragão Produções
TV Globo
Distributed byArt 4 Filmes
Release date
  • December 18, 1978 (1978-12-18)[1]
Running time
98 minutes

Os Trapalhões na Guerra dos Planetas (lit: The Bunglers in the War of the Planets) is a 1978 Brazilian comedy film directed by Adriano Stuart. It is the thirteenth film of the Brazilian comedy group Os Trapalhões, starring Renato Aragão, Manfried Sant'Anna, Antonio Carlos, and Mauro Faccio. The film is a parody of the George Lucas's Star Wars franchise. Outside of Brazil, mainly in English-speaking countries, this film is known by the suggestive title of Brazilian Star Wars.[2]


Production and reception[edit]

Because of the special effects, the film was shot in videotape format, but was later expanded to 35mm in the United States, although there are legal restrictions on showing the material outside Brazil.[3]

The Cinema Snob, a sister website of the better known The Nostalgia Critic, did a review of the film, referring to it as Brazilian Star Wars. He criticized the movie, considering it not funny, too long due to too many slow motion scenes and finding the main characters annoying, and poor special effects.[4]


  1. ^ "Os Trapalhões na Guerra dos Planetas" (in Portuguese). Cinemateca Brasileira. Retrieved June 21, 2014.
  2. ^ Os Trapalhões na Guerra dos Planetas - Trapalhões Nostalgia
  3. ^ Os Trapalhões na Guerra dos Planetas, adorocinema.com
  4. ^ Brazilian Star Wars

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