Spaceballs came out the year after Aliens, otherwise that would have been my guess since I don't recognize any of the cast.
is indeed a 1987 film, and only grossed $38M compared to the $85M grossed by Aliens
. (The film we're looking for here broke $100M.) Maltin, by the way, awards Spaceballs
**½: "Likably silly parody of Star Wars
(years after the fact) is basically a collection of jokes, both verbal and visual. Enough of them are funny to make for pleasant, if not hilarious, fare. Surprisingly innocuous for Brooks and Co. ... " The cast there includes John Hurt.
Genre: Science Fiction
Snippet: "Sheer novelty of the comic tone excuses some forays into the obvious; it's all in fun."
Cast: Nichelle Nichols
, Jane Wyatt, Catherine Hicks, Mark Lenard, Robin Curtis, Robert Ellenstein, John Schuck, Brock Peters