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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

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Idee (as Debbie Carrington)
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Geex (as Cindy Sorensen)
Gary DePew ...
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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Release Date:

12 September 1986 (USA)  »

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

The design of the Supreme Leader was based on that of a spider. Anjelica Huston accepted the role without realizing she'd have to be suspended from cables for most of the shoot. The Supreme Leader design would years later serve as the primary inspiration for the design of the Borg Queen (who also was suspended in midair by cables) from Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and Star Trek: Voyager (1995). 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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Referenced in Moonwalker (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

We Are Here to Change the World
Written and Performed by Michael Jackson
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BRING IT BACK!!!!!!!
6 July 2003 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

It is truly some sort of horrendous cultural crime that this ultracool Michael Jackson film was yanked out of the Magic Eye theatres from Disney Parks around the world and replaced with the completely stupid "Honey, I Shrunk The Audience"!

The music is HOT! Michael Jackson is GREAT in it! The characters are fun, it has a great message AND its effects are gorgeous! Heck, MY COUSIN DEBBIE LEE CARRINGTON IS IN IT!!!

But Disney yanked it out of the parks due to the infamous and ridiculous accusations against Michael which I will not go into here (and of which I still strongly believe him to be completely innocent of) due to cowardice.

It deserves a re-release, and its fantastic theme song--one of the best things Michael ever wrote and performed--remains unreleased as well. COME ON, DISNEY!!! Have a little GUTS, RELEASE IT! (But what am I saying?! They're still too cowardly to re-release Song Of The South...!!!)


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