Search results for "Madeline Kahn"


A Bug's Life (1998) RT 92% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 1999

On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton  •  John Lasseter
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Phyllis Diller

An American Tail (1986) RT 69% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2004

A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Don Bluth
CAST:  Phillip Glasser  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Nehemiah Persoff  •  Erica Yohn

Blazing Saddles (1974) RT 90% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends ...  (more)

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

City Heat (1984) RT 21% / Audience 24%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Set in Kansas City in 1933, Eastwood plays a police lieutenant known simply by his last name, Speer. Reynolds plays a former cop turned private eye named Mike Murphy. Both ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Jane Alexander  •  Madeline Kahn

Clue (1985)

Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Tim Curry

High Anxiety (1977) RT 75% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Harvey Korman

History of the World, Part I (1981)

An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Harvey Korman

Mixed Nuts (1994) RT 7% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Dec 2001

The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Robert Klein  •  Anthony LaPaglia

My Little Pony: The Movie (1986) RT Audience 88%

The little ponies send out a search party for Lickity Split and Spike, while the witch Hydia decides to make the Smooze, an unstoppable purple ooze that will eat and destroy ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Mike Joens
CAST:  Danny DeVito  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Rhea Perlman

Nixon (1995)

An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Joan Allen  •  J. T. Walsh  •  Paul Sorvino




Paper Moon (1973) RT 91% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Aug 2003

During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Tatum O'Neal  •  Madeline Kahn  •  John Hillerman

The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Apr 2006

After spending decades living in the shadow of his more famous and successful sibling, Consulting Detective Sigerson Holmes (Wilder) is called upon to help solve a crucial ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Gene Wilder
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Marty Feldman  •  Dom DeLuise

The Muppet Movie (1979) RT 87% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Jerry Nelson  •  Richard Hunt

What's Up, Doc? (1972) RT 90% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Two researchers have come to San Francisco to compete for a research grant in Music. One seems a bit distracted, and that was before he meets her. A strange woman seems to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Kenneth Mars

Wholly Moses! (1980) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Harvey and Zoey, two tourists in Israel, discover an ancient scroll about Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gary Weis
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Laraine Newman  •  James Coco  •  Paul Sand

Young Frankenstein (1974) RT 93% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 1998

A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Marty Feldman  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Cloris Leachman

At Long Last Love (1975) RT 17% / Audience 42%

Four socialites unexpectedly clash: heiress Brooke Carter runs into gambler Johnny Spanish at the race track while playboy Michael O. Pritchard nearly runs into stage star ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Cybill Shepherd  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Duilio Del Prete  •  Madeline Kahn

Yellowbeard (1983) RT 22% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jun 2006

For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Damski
CAST:  Graham Chapman  •  Martin Hewitt  •  Eric Idle  •  Peter Cook

The Cheap Detective (1978) RT 50% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Moore
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Ann-Margret  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Sid Caesar

Slapstick of Another Kind (1982)

A rich, beautiful couple give birth to deformed alien twins who, when their heads are together, are the smartest kids on the planet.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Paul
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Marty Feldman  •  Jim Backus