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Captain EO is a american film of genre Science fiction directed by Francis Ford Coppola released in USA on 1 january 1986 with Michael Jackson

Captain EO (1986)

Captain EO
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Released in USA 1 january 1986
Length 17minutes
Genres Science fiction,    Musical
Rating64% 3.245813.245813.245813.245813.24581

DisneylandAreaTomorrowlandCoordinates33°48′41″N 117°55′02″W / 33.81145°N 117.91725°W / 33.81145; -117.91725StatusOn hiatus (Planning to reopen Captain EO ASAP)Opening dateSeptember 18, 1986 (original)
February 23, 2010 (reopening)Closing dateApril 7, 1997 (original)ReplacedMagic Journeys (original)
Honey, I Shrunk the Audience (reopened)Replaced byHoney, I Shrunk the Audience (original)
Tokyo DisneylandAreaTomorrowlandCoordinates35°37′57″N 139°52′45″E / 35.6324°N 139.8791°E / 35.6324; 139.8791StatusClosedOpening dateMarch 20, 1987 (original)
July 1, 2010 (reopened)Closing dateSeptember 1, 1996 (original)
June 30, 2014 (reopened)ReplacedMagic Journeys (original)
Honey, I Shrunk the Audience (reopened)Replaced byHoney, I Shrunk the Audience (original)
Stitch Encounter (reopened)
Disneyland Park (Paris)AreaDiscoverylandCoordinates48°52′29″N 2°46′48″E / 48.8748°N 2.7799°E / 48.8748; 2.7799StatusClosedOpening dateApril 12, 1992 (original)
June 12, 2010 (reopened)Closing dateAugust 17, 1998 (original)
April 12, 2015 (reopened ride closing)Replaced byHoney, I Shrunk the Audience! (original)General statisticsAttraction type
3-D film with special effects
Walt Disney Imagineering
Industrial Light & MagicTheme
Space operaMusic
James HornerDuration
17 minutesStarring
Michael Jackson
Anjelica Huston
Dick ShawnDirector
Francis CoppolaExecutive producer
George LucasCinematographer
Peter AndersonVisual, Lighting and Photographic Consultant
Vittorio StoraroWriter and producer
Rusty LemorandeBudget
$23.7 million

Captain EO is a 1986 American 3D science fiction film starring Michael Jackson and directed by Francis Coppola (who came up with the name "Captain EO" from the Greek, cf. Eos, the Greek goddess of dawn) that was shown at Disney theme parks from 1986 through 1996. The attraction returned to the Disney Parks in 2010, as a tribute after Jackson's death.

The film's executive producer was George Lucas. The film was choreographed by Jeffrey Hornaday and Michael Jackson, photographed by Peter Anderson, produced by Rusty Lemorande and written by Lemorande, Lucas and Coppola, from a story idea by the artists of Walt Disney Imagineering. Lemorande also initially designed and created two of the creatures, and was an editor of the film. The score was written by James Horner, and featured two songs ("We Are Here to Change the World" and "Another Part of Me"), both written and performed by Michael Jackson.

The Supreme Leader was played by Anjelica Huston. Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro was the lighting director during much of the principal photography. Captain EO is regarded as one of the first "4D" films (4D being the name given to a 3D film that incorporates in-theater effects, such as lasers, smoke, etc., synchronized to the film narrative).


The film tells the story of Captain EO (Michael Jackson) and the ragtag crew of his spaceship on a mission to deliver a gift to "The Supreme Leader" (Anjelica Huston), who lives on a world of rotting, twisted metal and steaming vents. Captain EO's alien crew consists of his small flying sidekick Fuzzball, the double-headed navigator and pilot Idey (Debbie Lee Carrington) and Ody (Cindy Sorenson), robotic security officer Major Domo (Gary Depew), a small robot, Minor Domo (who fits like a module into Major Domo), and the clumsy elephant-like shipmate Hooter (Tony Cox) who always manages to upset the crew's missions. Dick Shawn plays Captain EO's boss, Commander Bog.


Michael Jackson

(Captain EO)
Anjelica Huston

(The Supreme Leader)
Tony Cox

Dick Shawn

(Commander Bog)
Debbie Lee Carrington

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