Directed by Mel Brooks, and written by Thomas 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.
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 [...]
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).
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
- Friday, December 11, 1987