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The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space (1995)

TV Movie  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi  |  1 December 1995 (USA)
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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 »

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Cast

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

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


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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.
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A delightful farce
22 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Captain Zoom is a delightful farce. The writing and acting are exactly what the story line needs and sets up the comedy nicely. The cast is stereotypical but strong, especially the boy genius. The special effects are enough to further the story. After reading other comments, I think the whole point is the absurdity of the situation - that a journeyman actor would be thrown into such a save-the-world scenario. The dialog and presentation are perfect for this type of farce. It's very enjoyable, if you don't take it seriously. Compare this to Galaxy Quest; they are of similar style and quality. I intend to have this film in my library permanently. Also, it's nice to see Nichelle Nichols in something other than Star Trek.


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