The Return of Captain Invincible

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The Return of Captain Invincible (1983, Australia) is a Comedy-Science Fiction-Action-Musical film directed by Phillipe Mora.


Main Details

  • Released on June 11, 1983
  • Color
  • Running time: 96 minutes (West Germany); 90 minutes (USA)
  • Production Co.: Seven Keys
  • Distribution Co.: Seven Keys| Jensen Farley Pictures
  • Directed by Phillipe Mora
  • Written by Steven E. deSouza, Andrew Gaty, Peter Smalley
  • Starring: Alan Arkin, Christopher Lee, Kate Fitzpatrick

Plot Summary

  • In World War II, Captain Invincible used his superpowers against the Nazis, and he was a hero. But when they accused him of supporting the Communists, he retired to Australia. Now, after a U.S. super secret super weapon is stolen, he's asked to come back to help. Unfortunately, he's an alcoholic now.


  • Look...Up on the Screen...It's Absurd...It's Insane...It's...
  • What the world needs now is a shining hero!
  • ... Everything's going to be just great again!

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