Comic Book: The Movie

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Comic Book: The Movie
Comic Book The Movie.jpg
DVD cover
Directed byMark Hamill
Written byMark Hamill
Billy West
Produced byMark Hamill
Jess Harnell
Eric Mittleman
Roger Rose
Billy West
Scott Zakarin
Narrated byMark Hamill
CinematographyJason Cooley
Edited byMatt Mariska
Nimrod Erez
Lawrence Hutchins
E.S. Josephs
Music byBilly West
Distributed byMiramax
Release date
  • January 27, 2004 (2004-01-27)
Running time
106 minutes
CountryUnited States

Comic Book: The Movie is a 2003 direct-to-DVD mockumentary starring and directed by Mark Hamill.


Comic book fan Don Swan battles against a fictional film studio that is about to announce a film based on his favorite superhero, Commander Courage.


Cameo appearances in the film[edit]


The script was finished on July 29, 2002. Most of the movie was filmed at San Diego Comic-Con on July 17–20, 2003. All the interviews with attendees while Hamill remained in character were unscripted to obtain a realistic look. This film subverted convention by casting voice actors in live-action roles.


Comic Book: The Movie was released on DVD on January 27, 2004. then released on DVD again on April 26, 2011. Started Streaming on Netflix on Nov 27, 2013- June 2, 2016.


The film received an approval rating of 40% on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, based on five reviews.[1] IGN rated the film a 7 out of 10.[2]



  1. ^ "Comic Book: The Movie". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved October 15, 2020.
  2. ^ Andy Patrizio (9 February 2004). "Comic Book: The Movie". IGN. Retrieved October 15, 2020.

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