The Cannon Group released Masters of the Universe on August 7, 1987. Gary Goddard directed the film starring Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, and Meg Foster.
‘Masters of the Universe’ Movie Summary
Masters of the Universe begins on the planet Eternia. Skeletor and his minions have launched a surprise attack on Castle Grayskull, and captured the Sorceress. All that remains between Skeletor and unlimited power is a shirtless blond beauty named He-Man. So, Skeletor has his army attack our hero along with his old pal, Man-at-Arms, and his feisty daughter, Teela.
However, after the group takes refuge with a tiny locksmith/inventor named Gwildor they escape to the planet Earth. Before the main attack, Evil-Lyn tricked Gwildor into giving her a Cosmic Key to open a cosmic portal into the castle and take it. He-Man and company manages to bring a prototype of the Cosmic Key with them to Earth , but they lose it upon arrival.
Meanwhile on Earth, Julie Winston, plans to leave her small town and small boy friend to better things after her parents died in a plane crash. On their last night together, her boyfriend, Kevin Corrigan, finds the key, and activates it; thinking it’s a Japanese instrument. That brings Evil-Lyn and her merry group of mercenaries to the planet to vanquish hunky He-Man once and for all. Read the full summary here.
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