5.6/10
338
8 user 6 critic

The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space (1995)

The forces of evil are attempting to recapture a human-inhabited Earth-like planet that has been liberated by rebels. The son of one of the rebel leaders, an electronic genius, searches the... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story) | 3 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mr. Stitch (TV Movie 1995)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Doctor Rue Wakeman and his équipe create a young man with skin and organs taken from other men and women. The creature (Lazarus) reads a lot of books and learns all about the humans. But ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Avary
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Wil Wheaton, Stevo Polyi
Riley Parra (TV Series 2017)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Riley Parra is a good cop in a corrupt department who discovers a war between angels and demons is being waged in her city. Both sides have chosen mortal champions, and Riley is the only chance the Good side has of winning.

Stars: Marem Hassler, Karl E. Landler, Soufiane El Khalidy
Tinseltown (1997)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

In Hollywood it's all about who you know, and the only person two friends know is a serial killer.

Director: Tony Spiridakis
Stars: Arye Gross, Joe Pantoliano, Ron Perlman
Mighty Max (1993–1995)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Max, a 12 year old boy, finds a magical cap that can teleport him across dimensions.

Stars: Rob Paulsen, Tony Jay, Richard Moll
Adventure | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

In a time now lost in the mists of memory, the great King Arthur rules in the legendary citadel that is Camelot. His Knights of the Round Table commit acts of derring-do and spend their ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Hickox
Stars: Stephen Moyer, Katherine Heigl, Thomas Kretschmann
Where the Bears Are (TV Series 2012)
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A comedy mystery web-series that follows the exploits of three gay bear roommates living together in Los Angeles, as they attempt to solve the murder of a party guest that turned up dead in their bathtub.

Stars: Rick Copp, Joe Dietl, Ben Zook
The Cisco Kid (TV Movie 1994)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

This update of the 1950 western TV series changes Cisco and Pancho from wandering heroes of the old west to somewhat anti-"gringo" Mexican revolutionaries.

Director: Luis Valdez
Stars: Jimmy Smits, Cheech Marin, Sadie Frost
Betty (1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The world's most famous actress freaks out on the set of her latest Christmas blockbuster and runs away to hide in the unlikely setting of Palm Springs. She meets three men who, like the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Murphy
Stars: Cheryl Pollak, Holland Taylor, Udo Kier
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Ty Farrel / Captain Zoom
...
Princess Tyra, Pangea's Leader
...
Lord Vox of Vestron
...
Vesper, Vox's High Priestess
Duane Davis ...
Simulus, the Helmet Head Warrior
...
Baley, Tyra's Brother
...
Sagan, High Priestess of Pangea
...
Happy, Zoom's TV Sidekick
Lloyd Berry ...
Zelantny
David Mylrea ...
Dr. Yal-Tem
...
Pangean Girl
...
Lt. Zorg, Vox Henchman
...
Vestron Guard
Randy Schooley ...
Sentry
Terry Howson ...
The Great Rea
Edit

Storyline

The forces of evil are attempting to recapture a human-inhabited Earth-like planet that has been liberated by rebels. The son of one of the rebel leaders, an electronic genius, searches the galaxy for a hero and finds Captain Zoom, star of a 1950s TV series. He is transported to the planet as its savior, which role he must play despite himself. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

In a time of evil, in a distant galaxy, a planet under siege awaits a hero.


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

1 December 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Captain Zoom  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Lord Vox of Vestron: You're the high priestess of our people, it would be like making love to my mother. And I never enjoyed that.
See more »

Connections

Spoofs Flash Gordon (1954) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A fine, funny movie
14 July 2004 | by (Baton Rouge, LA) – See all my reviews

This was a fine, funny, tongue-in-cheek spoof of early television space shows. Its only drawback is that this movie never made it to serialization or video/DVD to be enjoyed by others.

This movie pilot debuted before "Galaxy Quest" but is the same premise. A distant planet is in trouble. A young scientist picks up TV video signals from Earth and sees stage-managed heroic exploits of Captain Zoom on a children's TV show. He believes the heroics to be real. The young scientist snags the egotistical actor with some kind of space transport tractor beam, and beams the actor who was playing Captain Zoom to the besieged planet to aid its inhabitants.

This movie is light-hearted and features some good performances by the sexy and funny Gia Carides as Vesper, Dan Riordan in the title role, Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura of Star Trek fame)as Sagan and Ron Perlman as Lord Vox aka "The Bad Guy."

I'm sorry MCA didn't put more money into promoting this film. It had an unpolished gem on its hands. But perhaps, with thinking like that, it's the reason MCA is now owned by Universal, and not the other way around.


16 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?