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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Captain EO
... The Supreme Leader
... Commander Bog
... Hooter
... Idee (as Debbie Carrington)
Cindy Sorenson ... Geex (as Cindy Sorensen)
Gary DePew ... Major Domo
Kahea Bright ... Dancer
Donald Devoux ... Dancer
... Dancer
Bruno Falcon ... Dancer (as Bruno Falcon III)
Eric D. Henderson ... Dancer (as Eric Henderson)
Hugo Huizar ... Dancer
Evelyne Jezek ... Dancer (as Evelyn Jezek)
... Dancer
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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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12 September 1986 (USA)  »

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Captain EO and the Space Knights  »

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$23,700,000 (estimated)
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2.20 : 1
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The design of the Supreme Leader was based on that of a spider. Anjelica Huston accepted the role without realizing she'd have to be suspended from cables for most of the shoot. The Supreme Leader design would years later serve as the primary inspiration for the design of the Borg Queen (who also was suspended in midair by cables) from Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and Star Trek: Voyager (1995). See more »

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As Captain EO runs to tell Commander Bog that he's found the beacon, Minor Domo's "puppet rod" is visibly shown holding him up and moving him around. See more »

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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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Referenced in Shameful Sequels: Theme Park 3D Films (2013) See more »

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We Are Here to Change the World
Written and Performed by Michael Jackson
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3-D Disney Magic...
6 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

Captain Eo is definitely one of those 3-d movies that are hard to forget. While only about 17 minutes long, it was long enough to show just how powerful music can be. It had everything from catchy tunes to devilish villains. While some say the story was not that strong, the movie's SFX certainly made up for anything it was lacking in plot. Personally, I thought that Michael Jackson and Anjelica Houston both gave good performances. Unfortunately, it seems as if this will be another former Disney attraction that will inevitably fall through the cracks and be forgotten once and for all.


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