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Herein, lies 7 of the funniest Mel Brooks comedies ever committed to film.
The Twelve Chairs: Russian bureaucrat Ron Moody learns that his mother is dying and has hidden the family fortune in one of twelve dining chairs left in their ancestral home. He rushes home, only to find the chairs have gone to the Ministry of Housing to be relocated!
Young Frankenstein: Mel Brooks' monstrously crazy tribute to Mary Shelley's classic pokes hilarious fun at just about every Frankenstein movie ever made. Summoned by a will to his late grandfather's castle in Transylvania, young Dr. Frankenstein (Wilder) soon discovers the scientist's step-by-step manual explaining how to bring a corpse to life. Assisted by the hunchback Igor (Feldman), he creates a monster (Boyle) who only wants to be loved.
Silent Movie: Quiet please - Action! is back on the big screen, but this time it's not quite as noisy. The Silent Movie could be the picture that saves the studio!
High Anxiety: Dr. Robert Thorndyke is the newly appointed director of the psychoneurosis institute, but holding such a high position brings on vertigo! He soon realises he's almost as unbalanced as the patients in his care!
History Of The World - Part 1: This overwhelming masterpiece is Mel Brooks' full frontal assault on how we got where we are today. There is something wonderful to offend everyone!
To Be Or Not To Be: Actor Fred Bronski is onstage as Hamlet...but his theatrical joys are shortlived when he finds himself and his band of bold thespians enlisted in a plot to outwit the Nazis!
Life Stinks: Director Mel Brooks stars as Goddard Bolt, a billionaire developer who is challenged by business rival Vance Crasswell (Jeffrey Tambor) to live on the streets without money for one month among the homeless both men are trying to further displace by building on the property that is their only home. Goddard is forced to dance for his money, avoid turf wars, develop survival tactics, live in a cardboard box, and more. But along the way, he makes valuable friends among the street people who teach him that life is not about owning material items but about the integrity of the human spirit. One of these is bag lady Molly (Lesley Ann Warren), who, in one of the most inspired moments of the film, dances with Goddard in a dilapidated building to the strains of Cole Porter's "Easy to Love."