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Spaceballs (1987)

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Mel Brooks Mel Brooks
President Skroob / Yogurt
John Candy John Candy
Barf
Rick Moranis Rick Moranis
Dark Helmet
Bill Pullman Bill Pullman
Lone Starr
Daphne Zuniga Daphne Zuniga
Princess Vespa
Dick Van Patten Dick Van Patten
King Roland
George Wyner George Wyner
Colonel Sandurz
Michael Winslow Michael Winslow
Radar Technician


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Mel Brooks Mel Brooks
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Thomas Meehan Thomas Meehan
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Spaceballs: The Review!

16 years, 2 months ago at Mar 27 20:00
3 votes
Mel Brooks has been making movies and parodies since the 60's and I've seen a lot of them and Spaceballs is the best.

The story is that the leaders of planet Spaceball have wasted all their air and extorting all the air from their neighboring planet of Druidia. And to do so by kidnapping the princess of the planet, Princess Vespa. But she is rescued by Captain Lone Starr, who was h... read more

"I'm a Mog - half man, half dog."

16 years, 2 months ago at Mar 31 21:22
1 vote
Spaceballs was the first Mel Brooks film I ever saw and it's long been one of my favourite parodies out there. Even just thinking about some of the lines in this movie makes me giggle. I grew up on the kind of movies Spaceballs is spoofing and I think that makes it even funnier. As the saying goes - it's funny 'cause it's TRUE! It amazes me how many laughs can be squeezed out of Spaceballs.

Spaceballs the Review

11 years, 2 months ago at Apr 9 21:45
1 vote
Out of all of the Mel Brooks movies, Spaceballs, a parody of the original Star Wars trilogy, would have to be my personal favorite. Casting fresher faces for most of the main characters was a nice touch.

I found those characters to be quite lovable, much like the Star Wars characters, well, before Jar-Jar Binks was conceived in George Lucas' crazy brain. The one character that enter... read more
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Planet Spaceball's President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal Planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.
Release date: 24 June 1987
Tags: Comedy (56), Sci-fi (38), Spoof (24), Parody (21), Space (16), 1987 (14), Adventure (12), 1980s (12), Aliens (10), Robots (10), Science Fiction (9), Alien (8), Desert (7), President (6), Marriage (5), Hero (5), Princess (5), Bravery (5), Star Wars (4), Battle (4)
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" On the peaceful planet Druidia, King Roland attempts to marry his daughter Princess Vespa to Prince Valium, but Vespa and her loyal droid Dot Matrix escape during her wedding. After wasting the fresh air on the distant planet Spaceball, the good-for-nothing President Skroob orders the archvillain henchman Dark Helmet to kidnap Princess Vespa to force King Roland to provide them with the code to Druidia's atmosphere. Under those circumstances, the seasoned mercenary Lone Starr and his trust"


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“I don't think that this is one of Mel Brooks' finest hours, but it was reasonably entertaining, though as far as Brooks' films go The Producers and Young Frankenstein are more entertaining and I think more watchable. The story is very thin, the pacing is somewhat uneven feeling rushed or draggy, the gags are hit and miss(in the timing some of the time as it is all very manic humour wise) and there are some very silly and unfunny puns scattered in the course of the film. However, the visuals are great, the music is quirky and some gags are funny especially the speed scene which was both ludicrous and hilarious and Spaceballs has a great cast. It is always a delight to see Mel Brooks(who also directs decently), John Candy, Rick Moranis(who gets the best moments) and Bill Pullman, and they al” read more

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