Masters of the Universe (1987)

PG   |    |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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The heroic warrior He-Man battles against the evil lord Skeletor and his armies of darkness for control of Castle Grayskull.




  • Frank Langella in Masters of the Universe (1987)
  • Robert Duncan McNeill and Courteney Cox in Masters of the Universe (1987)
  • Richard Szponder in Masters of the Universe (1987)
  • Dolph Lundgren and Billy Barty in Masters of the Universe (1987)
  • Masters of the Universe (1987)
  • Richard Szponder in Masters of the Universe (1987)

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2 July 2000 | dcarrano
are you all nuts??
I can't believe how many positive comments there are for this movie!! This movie may have single-handedly ruined my childhood. Okay, exaggeration, but come on, the plot, script, and acting are nowhere near the level of a decent, "real" movie. It makes "Batman and Robin" look good!!

The comparison to "Beastmaster 2" in the sarcastic comment below is accurate. It's just as bad in terms of plot/acting/script, and it actually makes the same mistake: setting most of the action on Earth rather than in the fantasy atmosphere of the original. By this one action, they take everything that made the cartoon exciting to kids and flush it down the toilet.

A real stinker!!

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Release Date:

7 August 1987



Country of Origin

USA, Israel

Filming Locations

California, USA

Box Office


$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,883,168 9 August 1987

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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