Spaceballs (1987)

May the farce be with you.

  • Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
  • Release Date: 1987-06-24
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 2873 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Mel Brooks
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When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power of "The Schwartz." Can he master it in time to save the day?


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  • Mel Brooks

    as President Skroob / Yogurt
  • John Candy

    as Barf
  • Rick Moranis

    as Dark Helmet
  • Bill Pullman

    as Lone Starr
  • Daphne Zuniga

    as Princess Vespa
  • Dick Van Patten

    as King Roland
  • George Wyner

    as Colonel Sandurz
  • Michael Winslow

    as Radar Technician
  • Joan Rivers

    as Dot Matrix (voice)
  • Lorene Yarnell Jansson

    as Dot Matrix
  • John Hurt

    as John Hurt
  • Sal Viscuso

    as Radio Operator
  • Ronny Graham

    as Minister
  • Jim J. Bullock

    as Prince Valium
  • Leslie Bevis

    as Commanderette Zircon
  • Jim Jackman

    as Major Asshole
  • Mike Pniewski

    as Laser Gunner
  • Sandy Helberg

    as Dr. Schlotkin
  • Stephen Tobolowsky

    as Captain of the Guard
  • Jeff MacGregor

    as Snotty
  • Henry Kaiser

    as Magnetic Beam Operator
  • Denise Gallup

    as Charlene
  • Dian Gallup

    as Marlene
  • Gail Barle

    as Waitress
  • Dey Young

    as Waitress
  • Rhonda Shear

    as Woman in Diner
  • Robert Prescott

    as Sand Cruiser Driver
  • Jack Riley

    as TV Newsman
  • Tom Dreesen

    as Megamaid Guard
  • Rudy De Luca

    as Vinnie
  • Tony Griffin

    as Prison Guard
  • Rick Ducommun

    as Prison Guard
  • Ken Olfson

    as Head Usher
  • Bryan O'Byrne

    as Organist
  • Wayne Wilson

    as Trucker in Cap
  • Ira Miller

    as Short Order Cook
  • Earl Finn

    as Guard with Captain
  • Mitchell Bock

    as Video Operator
  • Tommy Swerdlow

    as Troop Leader
  • Tim Russ

    as Trooper
  • Ed Gale

    as Dink
  • Antonio Hoyos

    as Dink
  • Felix Silla

    as Dink
  • Arturo Gil

    as Dink
  • Tony Cox

    as Dink
  • John Kennedy Hayden

    as Dink
  • Dee Booher

    as Bearded Lady
  • Johnny Silver

    as Caddy
  • Brenda Strong

    as Nurse
  • Dom DeLuise

    as Pizza the Hutt (voice)
  • Robert Buckingham

    as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
  • Corey Burton

    as Dink (voice) (uncredited)
  • Dan Cotter

    as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
  • Brent Dunsford

    as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
  • Phil Hartman

    as Dink (voice) (uncredited)
  • Conrad Hurtt

    as Guard (uncredited)
  • Rick Lazzarini

    as Pizza the Hutt / Ape #2 (uncredited)
  • Tress MacNeille

    as Dink (voice) (uncredited)
  • Jerry Maren

    as Dink (uncredited)
  • Terence Marsh

    as Spaceball Drum Beater (uncredited)
  • Steve McLean

    as Movie Crew Member (uncredited)
  • Sam L. Nickens

    as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
  • John Paragon

    as Dink (voice) (uncredited)
  • Rob Paulsen

    as Spaceball with Comb / Dink (voice) (uncredited)
  • Julie Pitkanen

    as Self-Destruct Voice (voice) (uncredited)
  • Ben Pollock

    as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
  • Thomas Meehan

    as King Roland's Aide (uncredited)
Visual Effects Craig Boyajian Visual Effects
Production Robert Latham Brown Production Manager
Art John Franco Jr. Set Decoration
Crew Dick Warlock Stunt Coordinator
Writing Ronny Graham Screenplay
Production Ezra Swerdlow Producer
Costume & Make-Up Ken Diaz Makeup Artist
Directing Mel Brooks Director
Sound John Morris Original Music Composer
Production David Rubin Casting
Crew Mike Washlake Stunts
Editing Conrad Buff IV Editor
Writing Mel Brooks Screenplay
Production Mel Brooks Producer
Sound Sandina Bailo-Lape Sound Effects Editor
Writing Thomas Meehan Screenplay
Camera Nick McLean Director of Photography
Art Harold Michelson Art Direction
Crew Peter Albiez Special Effects
Production Lynn Stalmaster Casting
Production Bill Shepard Casting
Art Terence Marsh Production Design
Sound Randy Thom Sound Designer
Sound Gary Rydstrom Sound Designer
Sound Jeff Pescetto Songs
Crew Dane Farwell Stunt Double
Crew John J. Hawkins Special Effects