Frederick frankenstein gene wilder learns that he has inherited his infamous grandfathers estate in transylvania. Men in tights to be or not to be history of the world, part 1 the twelve chairs high anxiety. Directed by mel brooks and starring gene wilder, peter boyle, marty feldman and cloris leachman. A musical romp with mel brooks full movie watch online. See more ideas about young frankenstein, frankenstein and mel brooks movies.
Mel brooks monstrously crazy tribute to mary shelley classic pokes hilarious fun at just about every frankenstein movie ever made. Spoofing classic horror in the way that brookss previous film blazing saddles sent up classic westerns, the movie is both a loving tribute and a raucous, irreverent parody of universals. See more ideas about mel brooks movies, young frankenstein and i movie. See more ideas about young frankenstein, mel brooks movies and movie stars. Like all of mel brooks movies, there is plenty of sexual innuendo here references to a roll in the hay, knockers, and the use of a german word that clearly means penis. Roger ebert gave the film a full four stars, calling it brooks most disciplined and visually inventive film it also happens to be very funny. A film director and his strange friends struggle to produce the first major silent feature film in forty years. Young frankenstein 1974 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. An american grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. The film feels like a throwback to this earlier era, despite using color and other up to date techniques. In some versions of the movie, a scene which showed dr. Mel brooks comedy film spoof of frankenstein fandango.
Victor frankenstein, and peter boyle as the monster. With mel brooks, anne bancroft, ronny graham, estelle reiner. Essentially, this movie is a parody based on of the 1930s film adaptation of her. Mel brooks was born melvin kaminsky on june 28, 1926 in brooklyn, new york. Parents need to know that young frankenstein is a 1974 mel brooks movie that parodies the timeless monster story. The supporting cast includes teri garr, cloris leachman, marty feldman, peter boyle, madeline kahn, kenneth mars, richard haydn and gene hackman. Frankensteins grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddads castle and repeats the experiments. In this film, the plot of the original book is changed and the protagonist becomes fredrick frankenstein played by gene wilder, victor frankensteins grandson.
Gene wilder on willy wonka remake, young frankenstein, mel brooks, and more duration. Young frankenstein 1974 gene wilder, madeline kahn. Determined to live down his familys reputation, dr. Mel brooks horror comedy serves as a parody of both the classic horror movies of the 1930s and the previous film adaptations of mary shelleys novel. Director mel brooks comic spoof of the frankenstein thats fronkensteen films. With gene wilder, madeline kahn, marty feldman, peter boyle. Director mel brooks comic spoof of the frankenstein thats fronkensteen films is a comedy classic. Frankenstein gene wilder arrives at the transylvania train station and is greeted by igor marty. Frederick frankenstein coscreenwriter gene wilder insists on pronouncing his name fronckensteen and denies interest in replicating. Madeline kahn was born madeline gail wolfson on september 29, 1942 in boston, massachusetts, to freda goldberg later known as paula kahn and bernard b. I would agree with this, and under the masterful direction of mel brooks we find the cast carefully executes flawless humor and captivates us with a wild and uncanny take on the frankenstein legend. Young frankenstein is a 1974 american comedy horror film directed by mel brooks and starring gene wilder as the title character, a descendant of the infamous. Young frankenstein is a 1974 american comedy horror film directed by mel brooks and starring gene wilder as the title character, a descendant of the infamous dr.
See mel brooks young frankenstein, starring gene wilder as the doctor, peter boyle as the monster, marty feldman as the hunchback, cloris leachman as the lady with the cigar, kenneth mars as. Young frankenstein 1974 an american grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe. Frederick frankenstein meets igor for the first time. He followed this success with silent movie, an affectionate parody of the slapstick films of the silent film era. By some accounts, young frankenstein is the magnum opus of gene wilders diverse and broad assembly of performances. Sure, over the years hes directed, produced and starred in a few flops as well as some serious stinkers, but his classics like young frankenstein and blazing.
From the 1974 comically brilliant young frankenstein, dr. The very idea of getting hollywood stars to play in a silent movie in the 70s is ridiculous, but mel, dom delouise and co. Gene wilder on willy wonka remake, young frankenstein, mel brooks, and more. He served in wwii, and afterwards got a job playing the drums at nightclubs in the catskills.
At the onset of ww2, a polish actors family and the polish resistance help the troupe of a theatre escape poland and the invading nazis. Mel brooks genius will never be questioned, from your show of shows to his zany movies, but this one must be the funniest of them all. Our agreements with the content provider dont allow purchases of this title at this time. Young frankenstein is a 1974 american comedy horror film directed by mel brooks and. Watch the movie trailer for young frankenstein 1974. Blazing saddles may be a groundbreaking comedy, but director mel brooks doesnt think hollywood would make the iconic western parody in this current stupidly politically correct climate. If you were to argue that mel brookss young frankenstein ranks among the topten funniest movies of all time, nobody could reasonably dispute the claim. All 11 mel brooks movies ranked from worst to best taste. Gene wilder as the title character, marty feldman as igor, a young and perky teri garr playing a village frau to the hilt, gene hackman in the scenestealing bit role of a lonely blind man, the great madeline kahn, and cloris leachman.
Mel brooks directed this now classic spoof of the novel frankenstein and is based on the premise that frankenstein has passed away and left behind his work to his grandson who also happens to be a. Mel brooks classic comedy young frankenstein in five minutes. Young frankenstein is a 1974 american horror comedy film directed by mel brooks and starring gene wilder as the title character, a descendant of the infamous dr. Response to young frankensteinmovie freebooksummary. From its opening title which manages to satirize frankenstein and citizen kane at the same time to its closing, uh, refrain, young frankenstein is not only a mel brooks movie but also a loving commentary on our lovehate affairs with monsters. Young frankenstein has new life on 40th anniversary.
The mel brooks collection blazing saddles young frankenstein silent movie robin hood. Gene wilder screen story and screenplay, mel brooks screen story and. Young frankenstein movie clip sedative 2014 gene wilder, mel brooks blu ray comedy movie hd dr. Mel brooks was a filmmaker who had delivered three critically successful films back to back with young frankenstein, blazing saddles and the producers. Brooks eventually started a comedy act and also worked in radio and as master entertainer at grossingers resort before going to television. Mel brooks enjoyed success with the release of blazing saddles and young frankenstein in 1974, both being parody films spoofing entire genres. Gene wilder, madeline kahn, marty feldman, cleavon little, cary elwes, mel brooks, gregory hines, peter boyle, cloris leachman, teri garr, kenneth mars, richard haydn, mel brooks, alan. The studio led by sid caesar, a man who was a huge inspiration to brooks at first balks at this idea which is probably what happened when mel brooks himself pitched this film. Young frankenstein movie clip sedative 2014 gene wilder. Gene wilder peter boyle marty feldman madeline kahn.
Gene wilder screen story and screenplay, mel brooks screen story and screenplay, mary shelley based on characters in the novel frankenstein by actors. Lending his burlesque touch to 1970s genre revision, mel brooks followed his hit western blazing saddles with this parody of 1930s universal horror movies. See more ideas about mel brooks movies, movie quotes and funny movies. With mel brooks, marty feldman, dom deluise, sid caesar. Featuring teri garr, madeline kahn, cloris leachman, gene hackman and peter boyle as the monster. Summoned by a will to his late grandfathers castle in transylvania young dr. A comedic gem from director mel brooks heyday, young frankenstein showcases the vaudevillian talents of a prodigious old school ensemble. Abcs next big live musical will be mel brooks young. To watch the movie we just need to verify you are not a robot. Madeline began her acting career in high school and went on to university where she trained as an opera singer and starred in. The supporting cast includes teri garr, cloris leachman, marty feldman, madeline kahn, kenneth mars, richard haydn, and gene hackman. The story concerns a washedup director mel funn mel brooks obviously and his two goons dom deluise and marty feldman and their journey of making a silent movie. Mel brooks young frankenstein whose brain i did put in.1334 1117 1286 52 774 897 511 148 540 292 289 752 324 959 373 1046 981 928 1331 583 880 531 1017 236 959 1212 801 1015 554 140 1043 922 1022 943 1216 139 410 82 426 71 389 6