THE POWER OF THE SCHWARTZ! As someone who loves both Star Wars and Mel Brooks, I was pretty much destined to love Spaceballs, and that’s exactly what happened when I first saw the movie almost a decade ago at my friend’s house. A large part of my enjoyment of the film came from Rick Moranis’s performance as the hilariously bad villain, Lord Dark Helmet, whose overly large helmet was only one of the numerous hilarious running-gags that one could find in this film. Even though it didn’t garner the greatest reviews, Spaceballs will always be one of the funniest movies I’ve ever seen.
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