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Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit
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Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Tour in St Maarten
Ranked #1 of 24 things to do in Philipsburg
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Owner description: The Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, nestled amongst Front Street's duty free jewelry stores, is possibly the most surprising enterprise in the Caribbean. Who would expect to find Darth Vader, Pinhead from HELLRAISER and Riddley Scott's ALIEN in St Maarten? But this unprecedented showcase has that and a whole lot more. There are displays that span six decades of movie making, relics from THE TERMINATOR, MEN IN BLACK and even THE MALTISE FALCAN. There's also an incredible collection of lifecasts, the actual faces of Hollywood stars, From Bogart & Brando, though Sean Connery & Jack Nicholson to Michael Jackson, Johnny Depp & Angelina Jolle. The collection is extended to include famous historical figures too… the actual faces of Abraham Lincoln, (cast 3 months before his assassination), Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, (cast in. 1778 and 1783 respectively by french sculptor Jean Antoine Houden), and death masks of both Oliver Cromwell, (1658) and Vladimir Lenin (1924). The Exhibit is the brainchild of Hollywood creature effects wizard Nick Maley, known as "that Yoda Guy" for his contribution to the creation of Yoda for the STAR WARS sagas. If you don't know who Nick is, just google his name. He made over 50 movies, including SUPERMAN, HIGHLANDER, KRULL & LIFEFORCE, worked with Hollywood legends like Sean Connery, Sir Anthony Hopkins and Harrison Ford, (you will see them all in the exhibit), was featured in CINEMAX and HBO specials, won a place in THE GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS and was nominated for an EMMY. Nick shares his professional perspective on the making of famous movies via DVD and, if you are lucky enough to find him there, he will dedicate purchases from the Yoda Guy Shop and do photos with customers. The Shop sells signed movie memorabilia, posters, antique STAR WARS comics, behind the scene photos and storyboards… unique autographed slices of STAR WARS history that become a legacy to pass on through the family. There's also Nick's celebrated Caribbean artwork, (exhibited in galleries in 18 countries and toured the world with UNESCO. Nick and his wife Gloria have created the Yoda Guy Movie Museum Foundation, a not for profit group to oversee the Exhibit's development. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to support the museum and visit a STAR WARS celebrity. It is recommended on all major cruise lines as a MUST SEE for art and movie fans.
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We had no idea this place existed this we went on a Carnival Cruise and heard about it at the shopping show. My husband has Yoda tattooed on his arm and meeting Nick and seeing the props from the movie was amazing. Nick was super cool and even signed a few autographs. If you are a Star Wars fan this is a must. So much history and so many cool things to see!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Full of authentic parts from several Star Wars and other movies. Nick Maley was great to meet. Would recommend going to the movie exhibit for any movie buff. #900

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MAC a
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Was on a trip in the Caribbean with my girlfriend and found this place.. Absolutely loved it! Go check it out!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Magnus P
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

If your into Star Wars and in Phillipsburg St. Marteen don't miss meeting Nick Maley the designer of Yoda at his museum on Front street. He has many items from the original movies. When I was there I got my Son a signed lithograph of Luke and Yoda and my Grandson a signed photo. Must see in St. Marteen.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Scott C
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We found The Yoda Guy on the shopping guide map from our cruise ship and what a hidden gem it was! We are a Star Wars loving family and I thought it would be fun for my husband and to show our boys back home, but I enjoyed it as much as my husband did! We got to visit with Nick which our visit so memorable. Great guy! If you are in St Maarten don’t miss The Yoda Guy

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Michelle B
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