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|Directed by||Gary Goddard|
|Produced by||Yoram Globus
Edward R. Pressman
|Written by||David Odell|
|Narrated by||Peter Brooks|
|Music by||Bill Conti|
|Editing by||Anne V. Coates|
|Distributed by||Cannon Films|
|Release date(s)||August 7, 1987|
|Running time||106 minutes|
|Money made||$17.3 million|
Masters of the Universe (stylized as Masters of the Universe: The Motion Picture) is a 1987 American science fantasy action film directed by Gary Goddard, produced by Yoram Globus and by Menahem Golan and written by David Odell. The film stars Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Jon Cypher, Chelsea Field, Billy Barty, Courteney Cox, Robert Duncan McNeill, and Meg Foster. It is based on the Mattel toy line of the same name and tells the story of two teenagers who meet the mighty He-Man, who arrived on Earth by chance from planet Eternia and now goes on a mission to save the universe from the mighty evil Skeletor, his nemesis.
Masters of the Universe was released theatrically in the United States on August 7, 1987. It was a critical and commercial failure, grossing $17 million worldwide against a budget of $22 million, but is now regarded as a classic cult film.
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