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Captain EO (1986)

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Captain EO and his space crew are on a mission to save the world from the evil queen by giving her a song and dance.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Idee (as Debbie Carrington)
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Geex (as Cindy Sorensen)
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Kahea Bright ...
Dancer
Donald Devoux ...
Dancer
Cameron English ...
Dancer
Bruno Falcon ...
Dancer (as Bruno Falcon III)
Eric D. Henderson ...
Dancer (as Eric Henderson)
Hugo Huizar ...
Dancer
Evelyne Jezek ...
Dancer (as Evelyn Jezek)
Ben Lokey ...
Dancer
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Storyline

Captain Eo and his rugged crew set out on a mission to deliver a special gift to a wicked queen who lives on a dark, desolate world. Getting there is half the fun, especially when the good captain starts boogying and the special effects start flying. Written by Kevin Gillease <gillease@scf-fs.usc.edu>

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We are here to change the world!

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Musical | Sci-Fi | Short

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12 September 1986 (USA)  »

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$23,700,000 (estimated)
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2.20 : 1
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Trivia

Ben Lokey:  The dancer in red who appears on the left side of the screen towards the end of "We Are Here To Change The World". See more »

Goofs

When The Supreme Leader walks over to Captain EO for him to take her hand, the Robot Dancers are standing far off to the sides of her and in the next shot, as he kisses her hand and turns around to salute, the Robot Dancers are standing together, behind her. This is possibly due to the fact due that a deleted scene happened here in which the Supreme Leader " knights " Captain EO with a sword and then he rises up. (The making of this scene can be found in the Making-Of Special.) See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: The Cosmos, a universe of good and evil, where a small group struggles to bring freedom to the countless worlds of despair. A rag-tag band lead by the infamous Captain EO.
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Soundtracks

We Are Here to Change the World
Written and Performed by Michael Jackson
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It's the 21st Century and still no sign of an Official Release.
21 July 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Let's look at the talent involved with this movie: Michael Jackson, Angelica Houston, Francis Ford Coppola, James Horner, Industrial Light & Magic, Dreamquest Images...the list goes on.

So one can only wonder *why* we don't have an official DVD Release of this title? It wowed audiences for years at Disney Amusement Parks around the world, yet it no longer does so. Normally when a movie is "finished" in theatres, it moves on to a Home DVD Release. Logic would suggest that this is what the future holds for "Captain Eo."

OK Disney, get off of your butt and put this puppy on DVD!!!! Forget about entertaining new generations of children, it's an opportunity for you to make more money!! ...just thought I'd speak in words that Disney could understand.


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