Lists: Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "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?"

Overall Ranking: 2317 (Rank from 1987: # 20)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 60%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 0%
Burnt 20%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Wayne of Man I Love Films70(full review)
Thomas Pollock70
Rob from GuysFilmQuest65Comedy: 5
David Baruffi61
JR B15

People Involved

  • Mel Brooks (President Skroob/Yoghurt)
  • Rick Moranis (Dark Helmet)
  • Bill Pullman (Lone Starr)
  • Daphne Zuniga (Princess Vespa)
  • John Candy (Barfolemew Barf)
  • George Wyner (Colonel Sandurz)
  • Joan Rivers (Dot Matrix (voice))
  • Dick Van Patten (King Roland)
  • Michael Winslow (Radar Technician)
  • Lorene Yarnell (Dot Matrix)
  • John Hurt (Kane)
  • Ed Gale (Dink #1)
  • Mel Brooks (Director)