PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A rogue star pilot and his trusty sidekick must come to the rescue of a Princess and save the galaxy from a ruthless race of beings known as Spaceballs.
President Skroob's name is an anagram of Mel Brooks, the man who plays him.
Colonel Sandurz: What is it, Sergeant Ricco?
Radio Operator: You told me to let you know the moment Planet Druidia was in sight, sir.
Colonel Sandurz: So?
Radio Operator: Planet Druidia's in sight, sir.
Colonel Sandurz: You're really a Spaceball. You know that, don't you?
Radio Operator: Thanks, sir.
In the cave, when Yogurt first appears, a door opens in the base of his statue, he walks out, and the door closes behind him. In the very next shot, the door is open again, Yogurt walks out again, and the door closes behind him again. (DVD version)
In the style of the "Star Wars" movies, there are no opening credits, only the title followed by a crawl.
The UK DVD reinstated the f-word. It is rated "12".
$6,613,837 28 June 1987
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