Aliens from The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension. They come from Planet 10 by way of (you guessed it) the 8th Dimension. The leader of the evil Red Lectroids is Lord John Whorfin (John Lithgow and the leader of the non-evil Black Lectroids is John Emdall (Rosalind Cash). The reason Black Lectroids speak and look like Jamaican Rastafarians won't fit in this margin. The Red Lectroids control Yoyodyne Propulsion Systems, home of the Truncheon Bomber.