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Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer (1985)

Rainbow Brite must stop an evil princess and her underlings from taking over the planet Spectra.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Bettina Bush ... Rainbow Brite (voice) (as Bettina)
Pat Fraley ... Lurky / On-X / Buddy Blue / Dog / Guard / Spectran / Slurthie / Glitterbot (voice) (as Patrick Fraley)
Peter Cullen ... Murky Dismal / Castle Monster / Glitterbot / Guard / Skydancer / Slurthie (voice)
Robbie Lee Robbie Lee ... Twink / Shy Violet / Indigo / La La Orange / Spectran / Sprites (voice)
Andre Stojka ... Starlite / Wizard / Spectran (voice)
David Mendenhall ... Krys (voice)
Rhonda Aldrich Rhonda Aldrich ... The Princess / The Creature (voice)
Les Tremayne ... Orin / Bombo / TV announcer (voice)
Mona Marshall ... Red Butler / Witch / Spectran / Castle Creature / Patty O'Green / Canary Yellow (voice)
Jonathan Harris ... Count Blogg (voice)
Marissa Mendenhall Marissa Mendenhall ... Stormy (voice)
Scott Menville ... Brian (voice)
Charlie Adler ... Popo (voice) (as Charles Adler)
David Workman David Workman ... Sargeant Zombo (voice)
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Storyline

Rainbow Brite, and her magical horse Starlite, must stop an evil princess and her underlings from taking over the planet Spectra. When they meet Orin, the wise Sprite tries to make the two children get along and work together to stop the evil Princess. Orin tells them that they can only destroy her by combining their own powers against her. Getting in the way of their mission is the sinister Murky Dismal and his bumbling assistant Lurky who, as usual, are lavishing in the new gloom created by the darkening of Spectra, as well as trying to steal Rainbow's magical color belt. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rainbow Brite lights up the screen in her first big movie.


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA | Japan | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Iridella e il ladro di stelle See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,847,962, 17 November 1985, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$4,889,971
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Not screened for critics during its initial release. See more »

Goofs

The direction of the colors of the rainbow is reversed from shot-to-shot in some scenes - i.e. when Rainbow Brite and Starlight first leave Rainbow Land, the rainbow is red-orange-yellow-green-blue; on the reverse shot, it's blue-green-yellow-orange-red. See more »

Quotes

Princess: Mine. I've always loved the sound of that word.
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Crazy Credits

David Workman is credited as Sargeant Zombo (misspelled). See more »


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Brand New Day
Music by Haim Saban & Shuki Levy
Lyrics by Howard R. Cohen
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Rainbow Bright was and is still a favorite
21 February 2005 | by DaNay4422See all my reviews

I first saw this movie when I was very little. I was born in 1985, so it was around the age when 80s cartoons were big. My mother taped it one day thinking I might like it. I had never even heard of the Rainbow Bright TV show before I was introduced to the movie. When I saw it (on one of those old BETA tapes...) I loved it. I became addicted to it. There are people who say it's badly written and all that, but it's a kid's movie, and things like that don't matter much to children. I loved the story, and especially liked the songs and all the female characters. Of course I pretended to be them, and in the scene where Rainbow first met Krys and they were repulsed they had to work with the opposite sex, I could totally relate. The story was the basic good vs. evil that children enjoy, and there were enough happy moments to balance out the scary ones. The world is a fantastic place that would stimulate the imagination of any young child. I am very glad I had an opportunity to see this movie when I was little. It made a big impact, and watching it now brings back happy memories of childhood. I would recommend to any parent with young children to rent this movie. It will trigger their imagination and provide plenty of entertainment. You're only a child once, so don't let them miss out on this one!


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