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Behold, puny earthlings… the film ‘Gremloids(aka Hyperspace or Gremlords)


The Original Star Wars Parody - Hyperspace (1984) aka Gremloids; VideoCrap Movie Review

Trailer, in German -

About the film…

Director and writer Todd Durham, in his first feature length film, gives us a bizarrely yet joyful mega-budget adventure straight out of the growing Star Wars enthused parody collection. Actors Chris Elliott and Paula Poundstone are joined by Lord Buckethead himself to star in this manly Earth-based 1984 sci-fi romp.

Vader & Jawas are teamed up to take over the universe - and film’s tagline of ‘The Fate of Mankind Hangs in the Balance’… gives it a far more grandiose plan than the story (and budget) delivers.

In the US it was known as ‘Hyperspace’, in the UK ‘Gremloids’, and apparently in Germany it was known as ‘Gremlords’.

Film plot / synopsis (from wikipedia):-

'Princess Serina has stolen vital radio transmissions from an evil Galactic Alliance. The Darth Vader-like villain, Lord Buckethead, pursues Serina, but, due to an error in navigation, instead lands on Earth.

Lord Buckethead then leads his Jawa-like minions into the nearby suburban town while none the wiser of his blunder. He immediately mistakes town folk such as Chester, the local baker, for a galactic hero called Captain Starfighter; and again later Karen, an employee at a local transmission repair shop, for Princess Serina, whom he promptly abducts for interrogation.’

Some more info on the Gremloids film:-

A few reviews of the film…

The Original Star Wars Parody - Hyperspace (1984) aka Gremloids; VideoCrap Movie Review


Apparently there’s even an ‘Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’ knocking around the internet:-


The film itself is apparently freely available on YouTube… (as well as similar other video sites, and on ebay and amazon etc in VHS, Betamax, and DVD formats).


Some info on the star of the show… Lord Buckethead:- (Lord Buckethead’s YouTube channel)

A few articles on Lord Buckethead:-

Lord Buckehead’s Christmas Song video - ‘A Bucketful of Happiness’ -
Lord Buckethead’s Christmas Message -
His appearance on John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ -
His appearance at Glastonbury -


Hopefully there’ll be a sequel or reboot to ‘Gremloids’ someday soon - maybe even crowdfunded…?