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Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer (1985)

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

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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)
Andre Stojka ...
Starlite / Wizard / Spectran (voice)
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Krys (voice)
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The Princess / The Creature (voice)
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Orin / Bombo / TV announcer (voice)
Mona Marshall ...
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)
David Workman ...
Sargeant Zombo (voice)
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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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15 November 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Trivia

Not screened for critics during its initial release. 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

Rainbow Brite: Starlite, quick!
Starlite: I will not wear booties.
On-X: Better than falling down.
Starlite: [neighs in annoyance] Ooh, my poor dignity.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Death Wish 3 (1985) See more »

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Rainbow Brite and Me
Music by Haim Saban & Shuki Levy
Lyrics by Howard R. Cohen
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Nostalgia about a butt-kicking little girl
20 March 2004 | by (London, Ontario) – See all my reviews

This was one of the first movies I ever got to see in theaters, and for nothing else it's a nostalgia trip. I must have watched it a lot as a kid cause I remember it pretty clearly, without having seen it recently.

The script was a cheese factory, and the characters are pretty silly, but it was never meant for adults. I personally as an adult found the princess to be entertaining, but mostly I credit this movie, and the series from which it was made as being very positive for young girls. Rainbow Bright, while being a bit silly, was a strong female presence in network after network of male oriented cartoons intended for the same audience.

What ever sillyness and unrealness came from the movie are secondary to me. It's a nostalgia trip, and a good memory to boot. Show this movie to your young female children. The boys won't like it, but I think that most young girls will still see what I saw in it almost twenty years ago.


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