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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Dancer (as Eric Henderson)
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Evelyne Jezek ...
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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 <>

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We are here to change the world!


Musical | Sci-Fi | Short

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Release Date:

12 September 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Captain EO and the Space Knights  »

Box Office


$23,700,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


When the Supreme Leader commands her troops to be sent in, many of the smoke stacks in the background are flat cardboard cut-outs with smoke blowing out of the sides and top of them. See more »


[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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References Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) See more »


Another Part of Me
Written and Performed by Michael Jackson
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Classic 3-D musical fun.
25 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had the chance to see it at Disneyland just this week for its re-opening and all i have to say is : wow. It has good cinematography, great music, decent acting. The only real problem with it is the special effects. Since it was made in the 80s, the special effects are outdated, but not in a bad way. In fact, id take that outdated 70s, 80s, and even 90s special effects any day over the cgi effects in movie nowadays. Michael is the show stealer, once again showing the world ( and our generation) why we love him for his talent. And the last great part of it is of course, the 3-D effects. SO overall, if you happen to be going to Disneyland in California anytime soon, i would recommend seeing this attraction before it gets replaced with something new. You wont be disappointed, since i wasn't an anyway.

I give this movie a 9/10

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