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While Star Wars is by far the central target and there is enough in Lucas' original trilogy to fill this movie several times over , a few other properties also factor into the fun, including "Star Trek", Lawrence of Arabia , Alien , and Planet of the Apes. Spaceballs ' opening moments reveal it to be a knowledgeable and affectionate send-up of Lucas' blockbusters. Fulfilling Yoda duties is the Yiddish golden guru Yogurt also Brooks. Dialogue is crisp and substantial throughout, while volume stays at even levels. Next comes an audio commentary by Mel Brooks, recorded in for laserdisc. Among the most interesting revelations:
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Spaceballs has been one of the stronger sellers in MGM's Fox-distributed film library. Star Wars fans no doubt have a sense of humor and those who aren't crazy about that franchise might enjoy some laughs at its expense, even though Brooks doesn't seem to have anything resembling a criticism or mean-spirited barb about Lucas' industry-changing crowd-pleasers. It is not recreated in a slipcover or an insert within the eco-friendly keepcase. Unless otherwise noted, the extras found here are presented in standard definition.
Description: A text screen explains why each is so short. The movie has quite a bit of profanity, not to mention some pretty clear innuendo. There is the expository crawl into the stars. A number of dubs and subtitles are offered, including two alien languages covered below.