Os Trapalhões na Guerra dos Planetas

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 American film Star Wars. Outside of Brazil, mainly in English-speaking countries, this film is known by the suggestive title of Brazilian Star Wars.[2]

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

Guerra dos Planetas marks Faccio's first appearance in a film as his character Zacarias.



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]


  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

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