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Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer (1985)

Rainbow Brite must stop an evil princess and her underlings from taking over the planet Spectra.

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Cast

Cast overview:
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Rainbow Brite (voice) (as Bettina)
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Lurky / On-X / Buddy Blue / Dog / Guard / Spectran / Slurthie / Glitterbot (voice) (as Patrick Fraley)
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Murky Dismal / Castle Monster / Glitterbot / Guard / Skydancer / Slurthie (voice)
Robbie Lee ...
Twink / Shy Violet / Indigo / La La Orange / Spectran / Sprites (voice)
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Starlite / Wizard / Spectran (voice)
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Krys (voice)
Rhonda Aldrich ...
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Orin / Bombo / TV announcer (voice)
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Red Butler / Witch / Spectran / Castle Creature / Patty O'Green / Canary Yellow (voice)
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Count Blogg (voice)
Marissa Mendenhall ...
Stormy (voice)
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Brian (voice)
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Popo (voice) (as Charles Adler)
David Workman ...
Sargeant Zombo (voice)
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Storyline

Rainbow Brite, and her magical horse Starlite, must stop an evil princess and her underlings from taking over the planet Spectra. When they meet Orin, the wise Sprite tries to make the two children get along and work together to stop the evil Princess. Orin tells them that they can only destroy her by combining their own powers against her. Getting in the way of their mission is the sinister Murky Dismal and his bumbling assistant Lurky who, as usual, are lavishing in the new gloom created by the darkening of Spectra, as well as trying to steal Rainbow's magical color belt. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rainbow Brite lights up the screen in her first big movie.


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Release Date:

15 November 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Iridella e il ladro di stelle  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,847,962, 17 November 1985, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$4,889,971
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This was produced in only three months, at that time the fastest ever for an animated feature. See more »

Goofs

The direction of the colors of the rainbow is reversed from shot-to-shot in some scenes - i.e. when Rainbow Brite and Starlight first leave Rainbow Land, the rainbow is red-orange-yellow-green-blue; on the reverse shot, it's blue-green-yellow-orange-red. See more »

Quotes

Princess: Mine. I've always loved the sound of that word.
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Crazy Credits

David Workman is credited as Sargeant Zombo (misspelled). See more »


Soundtracks

Rainbow Brite and Me
Music by Haim Saban & Shuki Levy
Lyrics by Howard R. Cohen
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Must be seen to be believed! All hail Rainbow Brite!
19 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

I found this movie on one of my old videos, after "Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster" (which should INSTANTLY give you an idea of it's tone) and I hadn't seen it in a while so I decided to watch it. I didn't remember much about Rainbow Brite except I used to like the cartoon and that it was cute. Most people feel that way about her. You probably do to.

Well, when the movie started, I wondered if it was the right one! It didn't fit the mold of Rainbow Brite as I remembered her. But it turns out she kicks butt! This has to be the strangest animated movie EVER! I can't believe these characters were so popular (the series isn't much different) while being so bizzare. As soon as I watched this movie again, it became one of my favorites.

I really don't want to give too much away. Just know that if you see the movie in the video store, rent it and watch it. No questions asked. You will get a kick out of it. Especially the outrageous Princess character. And the robotic horse. And the hypnotized sprites.

If you can't tell by know, this is an 80's cartoon that is really an undiscovered "head" movie in disguise! Have fun!


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