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?

  1. Mel Brooks

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Ronny Graham


  3. Thomas Meehan


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mel Brooks

    Mel Brooks

    President Skroob/Yoghurt

  2. Rick Moranis

    Rick Moranis

    Dark Helmet

  3. Bill Pullman

    Bill Pullman

    Lone Starr

  4. Daphne Zuniga

    Daphne Zuniga

    Princess Vespa

  5. John Candy

    John Candy

    Barfolemew 'Barf'

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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 24, 1987


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget $22,700,000.00

Revenue $38,119,483.00



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