Search results for "Mel Brooks"


Mel Brooks: Live at the Geffen (2015)

Mel Brooks is one of the funniest voices in American comedy. Now, the entertainment legend dons a tux and takes the stage for a memorable one-man show filled with jokes, songs ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Carl Reiner

Mel Brooks: Make a Noise (2013)

Mel Brooks: Make a Noise journeys through Brooks’ early years in the creative beginnings of live television — with Sid Caesar on Your Show of Shows — to the film genres he so ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Trachtenberg
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Joan Rivers  •  Carl Reiner  •  Tracey Ullman

Mel Brooks Strikes Back! (2012)

Mel Brooks appears on stage with Alan Yentob, the creative director for the BBC, at the Geffen Theatre in California to review his extensive career as a writer, director, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Alan Yentob

Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again (2011)

For four decades comic genius Mel Brooks and talk show king Dick Cavett have partnered to give the world scintillating conversation and sidesplitting humor. In 2010 they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • TV movie
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Dick Cavett  •  Carl Reiner

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

Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)

When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Dr. van Helsing, who may be the only one able ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Mel Brooks  •  Amy Yasbeck  •  Peter MacNicol

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

Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) RT 48% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cary Elwes  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Roger Rees  •  Dave Chappelle

Silent Movie (1976) RT 81% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Marty Feldman  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Sid Caesar




Spaceballs (1987) RT 54% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2000

When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Rick Moranis  •  Bill Pullman  •  Daphne Zuniga

The Producers (1967)

Broadway producer, Max Bialystock and his accountant, Leo Bloom plan to make money by charming little old ladies to invest in a production many times over what it will ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Zero Mostel  •  Kenneth Mars  •  Lee Meredith

The Twelve Chairs (1970) RT 92% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Apr 2006

A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Ron Moody  •  Frank Langella  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Andréas Voutsinas

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

Life Stinks (1991) RT 19% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Michael Ensign

Robots (2005) RT 64% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place … until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams -- ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Chris Wedge  •  Carlos Saldanha
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Halle Berry  •  Mel Brooks

The Little Rascals (1994) RT 25% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, and the other characters made famous in the Our Gang shorts of the 1920s and 1930s are brought back to life in this nostalgic children's comedy. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Penelope Spheeris
CAST:  Travis Tedford  •  Kevin Jamal Woods  •  Jordan Warkol  •  Zachary Mabry

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