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Directed by Mel Brooks, and written by T. Meehan, Ronny Graham, and Mel Brooks, "Spaceballs" (also known as "Planet Moron", "Spaceballs - Mel Brooks' verrückte Raumfahrt", "Balle spaziali") is an Adventure/Comedy/Science Fiction film, released on June 24 of 1987 in the USA . Mel Brooks and Rick Moranis are starring, alongside Daphne Zuniga, Bill Pullman, John Candy and George Wyner.

May the schwartz be with you.
Directed by:
Mel Brooks
Written by:
T. Meehan, Ronny Graham and Mel Brooks
Producer:
Mel Brooks
Co-producer:
Ezra Swerdlow

Storyline:

Planet Spaceball, led by the incompetent President Skroob, has wasted all of its air. Skroob schemes to steal air from the planet Druidia by kidnapping the daughter of King Roland, Princess Vespa, on the day of her pre-arranged wedding to the narcoleptic Prince Valium. Skroob sends Dark Helmet to complete this task with Spaceball One, an impossibly huge ship helmed by Colonel Sandurz. Before they can arrive, Vespa herself abandons her marriage and flees the planet in her personal Mercedes spaceship [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the director of "Spaceballs"?

Mel Brooks is an American actor, screenwriter, writer, producer, and director.

Mel Brooks has directed movies such as "Robin Hood: Men in Tights", released in 1993, "High Anxiety" (1977), "Blazing Saddles" (1974), "The Producers" (1968), "Silent Movie" (1976), and "Young Frankenstein" (1974).

Mel Brooks and Dick Van Patten have also worked together on "High Anxiety", released in 1977 portraying Dr. Philip Wentworth, "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" (1993) (character: The Abbot).

 

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What was the release date of "Spaceballs"?

"Spaceballs" was initially released on Wednesday, June 24, 1987, in the United States.

Release date for the United States:
  • Wednesday, June 24, 1987
Release date in the United Kingdom:
  • Friday, December 11, 1987
 

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Bill Pullman ("Lone Starr"), Daphne Zuniga ("Princess Vespa"), and John Candy ("Barfolemew 'Barf'")

Bill Pullman (Lone Starr), Daphne Zuniga (Princess Vespa), Dot Matrix, and John Candy (Barfolemew 'Barf') in Spaceballs (1987)

Rick Moranis ("Dark Helmet") and George Wyner ("Colonel Sandurz")

Rick Moranis (Dark Helmet) and George Wyner (Colonel Sandurz) in Spaceballs (1987)

Rick Moranis (Dark Helmet) and George Wyner (Colonel Sandurz) in Spaceballs (1987)

Rick Moranis (Dark Helmet) and George Wyner (Colonel Sandurz) in Spaceballs (1987)

Bill Pullman ("Lone Starr") and John Candy ("Barfolemew 'Barf'")

Bill Pullman (Lone Starr) and John Candy (Barfolemew 'Barf') in Spaceballs (1987)

Bill Pullman (Lone Starr) and John Candy (Barfolemew 'Barf') in Spaceballs (1987)

Bill Pullman (Lone Starr) and John Candy (Barfolemew 'Barf') in Spaceballs (1987)

Daphne Zuniga as "Princess Vespa"

Daphne Zuniga as Princess Vespa in Spaceballs (1987)

Daphne Zuniga as Princess Vespa in Spaceballs (1987)

Daphne Zuniga as Princess Vespa in Spaceballs (1987)

John Candy as "Barfolemew 'Barf'"

John Candy (Barfolemew 'Barf') and Dot Matrix in Spaceballs (1987)
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Rick Moranis as "Dark Helmet"

Rick Moranis as Dark Helmet in Spaceballs (1987)

Rick Moranis as Dark Helmet in Spaceballs (1987)

Rick Moranis as Dark Helmet in Spaceballs (1987)

Rick Moranis as Dark Helmet in Spaceballs (1987)

Mel Brooks as "President Skroob/Yoghurt"

Mel Brooks as Yoghurt in Spaceballs (1987)

Daphne Zuniga as "Princess Vespa"

Daphne Zuniga (Princess Vespa) and Dot Matrix in Spaceballs (1987)

Bill Pullman ("Lone Starr") and Rick Moranis ("Dark Helmet")

Bill Pullman (Lone Starr) and Rick Moranis (Dark Helmet) in Spaceballs (1987)

Mel Brooks ("President Skroob/Yoghurt") and Rick Moranis ("Dark Helmet")

Mel Brooks (President Skroob) and Rick Moranis (Dark Helmet) in Spaceballs (1987)

Bill Pullman as "Lone Starr"

Bill Pullman as Lone Starr in Spaceballs (1987)

Mel Brooks as "President Skroob/Yoghurt"

Mel Brooks as President Skroob in Spaceballs (1987)

Mel Brooks as President Skroob in Spaceballs (1987)

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