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Christmas Day Cinema: Spaceballs

Date(s) - Sunday, December 25th
12:00 pm CST - 4:00 pm CST

Jewish Museum Milwaukee

dsc0801-version-2Looking for something fun to do on Christmas Day? Come to Jewish Museum Milwaukee to enjoy Mel Brooks’ silliest spoof, SpaceballsWe will begin screening the film at 1:00 PM and should end before 3:00 PM, giving you enough time to view permanent and special exhibits before or after the film. 

Free with Museum Admission. We strongly recommend you book your tickets in advance. 

Film Synopsis

In a distant galaxy, planet Spaceball has depleted its air supply, leaving its citizens reliant on a product called “Perri-Air.” In desperation, Spaceball’s leader President Skroob (Mel Brooks) orders the evil Dark Helmet (Rick Moranis) to kidnap Princess Vespa (Daphne Zuniga) of oxygen-rich Druidia and hold her hostage in exchange for air. But help arrives for the Princess in the form of renegade space pilot Lone Starr (Bill Pullman) and his half-man, half-dog partner, Barf (John Candy).

Rating: PG
Director/Producer: Mel Brooks
Release Date: 1987
Runtime: 1h 32m

In connection with Jews in Space: Members of the Tribe in Orbit, an exhibit on display at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee, October 28, 2022 – February 5, 2023.

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