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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 »

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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
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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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Spoofs Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940) See more »

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Fantastic 80s style comedy!
25 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'd rate watching this similarly to watching "Stay Tuned" or "Mom and Dad Save the World", not ground shaking, but a nice, fun, family friendly comedy!

The film starts out with your typical 30s era TV star, a la Buck Rodgers, on screen, dashing and heroic, off screen, egotistical and pampered. On a different distant planet the watch the exploits of Captain Zoom, as if it were reality TV (much like Galaxy Quest). Their world is tormented by an oppressive ruler, their only salvation, building a device to bring Captain Zoom to their planet to save the day! Comedy ensues...

I hope it gets to DVD soon so I can grab it!


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