Captain EO reviews
Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Captain EO, a 4d movie in Future World - Imagination at Epcot.
Written by Robert Niles
The Michael Jackson musical film returns to Epcot, for what Disney says will be a limited engagement.
I hate to say this, but this is by far the worst attraction Epcot has to offer. Even if you are a fan of Michael Jackson and/or George Lucas. The movie itself has cheap and cheesy effects (even for the time it was produced), the writing and acting is awful, the indoor effects are way too loud and scary. Honestly, I can't think about anything what I like about it, although I know some consider it as a classic. - Chris W.
Amusing, and worth seeing if you have time. 7/10. - David L.
A must see if you're a Michael Jackson fan ( like me ), everyone else should probably skip it. The video quality didn't hold up well after all this time, and the 3D is also pretty bad. 8/ 10 for MJ fans 3/ 10 for non fans. - Tim Taylor
This limited engagement needs to end now. A must miss any day. Only rode this because Future World East ( Test Track, Mission:SPACE, Universe of Energy) closed at 3 pm that day. - Justin Knight
What was Disney thinking? Seriously, I miss "Honey, I Shrunk the Audience". This show seems old, boring and is not worth the wait. - Jose Carlos Mahbub
Captain B.O. A terrible call back to a time that should never be called back to. - Sean Huckel
My group wandered into the queue for Captain EO as we were disappointedly exiting The Land upon finding out that Soarin' was down for the day. We had no idea what Captain EO was, and after we left... We still had no idea what it was. First thoughts: "What just happened to me?" It is some strange combination of Star Wars, a Lady Gaga music video, and Michael Jackson dancing with Muppets in very outdated 3-D. I guess this attraction is here as a form of nostalgia, but I don't see how it fits in at Epcot, and it's really just kind of cheesy. It was fun to laugh about our mutual confusion afterwards, though. - Renee Michelle
1/10 - One word... Pa-the-tic - James Wimbury
In light of personal allegations and the facts surrounding his death, I do not think anything Michael Jackson related belongs anywhere on Disney property. Outside of that the film is just not good. - Mark Hollamon
I'm a bit embarrassed for Geo. Lucas on this one. It's corny and poorly scripted. Even Michael Jackson can't save this one although when he starts dancing, my criticism diminishes greatly. - Becky Wheeler
While I am a Michael Jackson fan, I would only recommend seeing this show just once. The story and special effects are not that great, but the music, 4D gimmicks and Michael Jackson make the show worthwhile. 7/10 - Christopher Sturniolo
Hard to belive this is by George Lucas. Just kidding! This is as bad as watching an Ewok movie! 4/10 - Eric Cartman
Good thing to tribute MJ, but it is really outdated and boring. - A. P.
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