3. It cost more than Return of the Jedi to produce

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Howard the Duck cost $37 million to produce. Return of the Jedi (George Lucas' previous big budget film) cost $32.5 million.

To be fair, printing out fake products with duck-related puns on them ain't cheap.

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4. Howard the Duck was released EXACTLY 28 years before Guardians of the Galaxy

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Yep, Howard the Duck came out on August 1st, 1986 - exactly 28 years before Guardians of the Galaxy was released on August 1st, 2014. And if you've seen Guardians of the Galaxy, you might already see the connection here - and if you haven't, maybe stop reading this and go see it, okay? It's pretty good.

Also, of course, Howard the Duck has a cameo in the film's big post-credits sequence (although with pants, and voiced by Seth Green), meaning all big-screen appearances of Howard the Duck have come out on August 1st.