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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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Idee (as Debbie Carrington)
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Geex (as Cindy Sorensen)
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Kahea Bright ...
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Donald Devoux ...
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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 ...
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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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Trivia

Before hiring the performers to play Captain EO's crew, Francis Ford Coppola had Michael Jackson improvise job interviews with the actors in character to test their understanding of their roles. 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.
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Connections

Referenced in Newhart: Thanksgiving for the Memories (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Another Part of Me
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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