Search results for "Mel Brooks"


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

DVD release: Aug 1997

A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in ...  (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 • Horror • 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 – and ...  (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

Look Who's Talking Too (1990)

Mollie and James are together and raising a family, which now consists of an older Mikey and his baby sister, Julie. Tension between the siblings arises, and as well with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Bruce Willis  •  Gilbert Gottfried

It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002) RT 90% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Oct 2003

The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Kirk R Thatcher
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Joan Cusack  •  Matthew Lillard  •  William H. Macy

The Silence of the Hams (1994) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Jan 1995

The federal agent Joe Dee Foster is currently investigating a serial killer, helped by doctor Animal who is isolated in a maximum security jail.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ezio Greggio
CAST:  Ezio Greggio  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Billy Zane  •  Joanna Pacuła

To Be or Not to Be (1983) RT 63% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jan 2005

A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alan Johnson
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Tim Matheson  •  Charles Durning

Annie, the Women in the Life of a Man (1970)

A CBS television special, renowned for its legendary "Yma, Ava....Yma, Uta... Yma, Oona" sequence. Annie: the Women in the Life of a Man (1970), won Anne Bancroft her only ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Walter C. Miller
CAST:  Anne Bancroft  •  Jack Cassidy  •  Dick Shawn  •  Dick Smothers