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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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George Lucas (screenplay), Rusty Lemorande (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Jackson ... Captain EO
Anjelica Huston ... The Supreme Leader
Dick Shawn ... Commander Bog
Tony Cox ... Hooter
Debbie Lee Carrington ... Idee (as Debbie Carrington)
Cindy Sorenson Cindy Sorenson ... Geex (as Cindy Sorensen)
Gary DePew Gary DePew ... Major Domo
Kahea Bright Kahea Bright ... Dancer
Donald Devoux Donald Devoux ... Dancer
Cameron English ... Dancer
Bruno Falcon Bruno Falcon ... Dancer (as Bruno Falcon III)
Eric D. Henderson Eric D. Henderson ... Dancer (as Eric Henderson)
Hugo Huizar Hugo Huizar ... Dancer
Evelyne Jezek Evelyne Jezek ... Dancer (as Evelyn Jezek)
Ben Lokey ... Dancer
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Storyline

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 <gillease@scf-fs.usc.edu>

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We are here to change the world!


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Captain EO and the Space Knights See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$23,700,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

70 mm 6-Track

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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Trivia

Disney wanted to change Michael Jackson's voice because they felt his voice was too high-pitched and were afraid people would not take him seriously. See more »

Goofs

The smokestack silhouettes behind the Evil Queen have smoke coming out their sides as well as their tops. See more »

Quotes

[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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Alternate Versions

In the behind-the-scenes the Queen knights Captain EO but this does not happen in the finished film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Moonwalker (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

We Are Here to Change the World
Written and Performed by Michael Jackson
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12 July 2000 | by M_WolfSee all my reviews

I think this is an excellent movie, especially that George Lucas was part of it, I enjoy his work such as Star Wars. The music was great especially when the song "We Are here to Change The World" the best part I liked was the funky slap bass thing the reason is because I play bass and I'm learning that :) Too bad Captain EO isn't playing in Disneyland anymore oh well I have it on tape when it was on MTV :)


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