MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,761 this week

Captain EO (1986)

6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 2,650 users  
Reviews: 28 user | 6 critic

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.

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10000 titles
created 27 Feb 2011
 
a list of 359 titles
created 17 Oct 2011
 
a list of 249 titles
created 26 Nov 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 21 Apr 2013
 
a list of 795 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Captain EO" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Captain EO (1986)

Captain EO (1986) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Captain EO.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Ghosts I (1997)
Short | Horror | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The story tells of a small town that is very much bothered by a very strange and weird man living in a visually haunted house. One day the mayor decides to go with a couple of people from ... See full summary »

Director: Stan Winston
Stars: Michael Jackson, Pat Dade, Amy Smallman
Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Fanny leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship.... See full summary »

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Stars: Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raul Julia
Thriller (TV Short 1983)
Short | Horror | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A night at the movies turns into a nightmare when Michael and his date are attacked by a hoard of bloody-thirsty zombies - only "Thriller" can save them now.

Director: John Landis
Stars: Michael Jackson, Ola Ray, Vincent Price
Drama | War | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old army buddy.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Stars: James Caan, Anjelica Huston, James Earl Jones
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Stars: Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Martin Landau
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The behind the scenes making of "Captain EO" that was the pre-show seen by theme park guests prior to seeing the feature 3D presentation, "Captain EO" featuring Michael Jackson and Angelica... See full summary »

Director: Bob Garner
Stars: Debbie Lee Carrington, Tony Cox, Gary DePew
Bad (Video 1987)
Short | Music | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Michael Jackson, Alberto Alejandrino, Paul Calderon
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Directors: Elliot Geisinger, Ronald Saland
Stars: Rob Cohen, Sidney Lumet, Michael Jackson
Short | Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Michael Jackson's "Liberian Girl" music video featuring Jackson's popular friends waiting for him to show up on set.

Director: James Yukich
Stars: Michael Jackson, Beverly Johnson, Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Short | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Director: John Singleton
Stars: Iman, Michael Jackson, Eddie Murphy
Short | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Wayne Szalinski is receiving the Inventor of the Year Award for his shrink ray. When attempting to demonstrate it, it goes haywire and ends up shrinking you, the audience, instead.

Director: Randal Kleiser
Stars: Brian To, Eric Idle, Katherine LaNasa
Star Tours (1987)
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Groups of visitors are taken on "Star Tours", a space tour bus set in the Star Wars universe. Thanks to an inexperienced and thoroughly incompetent robot pilot, what is billed as a ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Muren
Stars: Anthony Daniels, Paul Reubens, Kenny Baker
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Idee (as Debbie Carrington)
...
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
Edit

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

We are here to change the world!

Genres:

Musical | Sci-Fi | Short

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 September 1986 (USA)  »

Box Office

Budget:

$23,700,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The song "We Are Here to Change the World" was not officially released until 2004 (18 years after the movie's debut), where it was included as part of the "Michael Jackson: The Ultimate Collection" album. That version however, is a shorter edit of the full-length song featured in the movie. See more »

Goofs

In one wide-shot of the inside of the ship as its being attacked, Major Domo has two large gray cables attached to him from his waist to the wall. 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.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Another Part of Me
Written and Performed by Michael Jackson
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Greatest mini musical ever
30 August 1999 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

The story of Captian EO is one that is told through dance and music allowing it to be loved by people from all over the world. With Michael Jackson's great singing and dancing and a great performance by Angelica Houston this movie should be a classic 15 minute short. I wish it were released on tape or shown again in the Disney parks.


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Horrible Movie cdrw62
captin eo coming back to disneyland due to mj death! wheresbubbleboy526
Captain Eo + The Borg??? AlbertC79
What does the EO mean? nadia13
Sign petition to get Captain EO back at Disneyland!!! bigtj04
Captain Eo on DVD scarena415
Discuss Captain EO (1986) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?