Blazing Saddles (1974)

The Ultimate Western Spoof. A town where everyone seems to be named Johnson is in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor. Hedley convinces him to send the town the first Black sheriff in the west.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 90% / Audience 91%

9/10

Rated R 1 hr 33 mins

GENRES
Comedy • Western
DIRECTION
Mel Brooks
CAST
Cleavon Little  •  Gene Wilder  •  Mel Brooks  •  Madeline Kahn

Movies with similar feelings


More from the same Director or Cast


CAST & CHARACTERS
Cleavon Little Sheriff Bart
Gene Wilder Jim, aka "The Waco Kid"
Mel Brooks Gov. William J. Le Petomane / Indian Chief
Madeline Kahn Lili Von Shtüpp, the Teutonic Titwillow
Slim Pickens Taggart
Harvey Korman Hedley Lamarr
Burton Gilliam Lyle
Alex Karras Mongo
David Huddleston Olson Johnson
Liam Dunn Rev. Johnson
John Hillerman Howard Johnson
George Furth Van Johnson