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.
Tim Russ played the Spaceball trooper in the "comb the desert" scene who says "We ain't found shit!" He later went on to play Tuvok in Star Trek: Voyager (1995). Star Trek (1966) is parodied in the film.
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.
Lone Starr and Barf "jam" the Spaceball One's radar with a jar of jam labeled as strawberry. In the next scene, Dark Helmet says that the radar was hit by raspberry jam.
In the style of the "Star Wars" movies, there are no opening credits, only the title followed by a crawl.
UK version was edited to remove the f-word, uttered when the ships self-destruct cancellation button wouldn't work. In 2000 the film was resubmitted to the BBFC and rated 12 in its uncut form.
$6,600,000 (USA) (28 June 1987)
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