Summary: This is one of Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder's classic comedies. I saw it when it first came out many years ago and decided I had to see it again to see if it was as good as I remembered. It was. This will be a welcome addition to my collection of favorite movies.
Summary: Young Frankenstein is a hilarious spoof on the classic monster movie. The comedy is a great blend of situational, slapstick and dry forms. I reccommend it as a must see to anyone who appreciates classic comedy.
Summary: This is a true American classic comedy. Anyone who has a movie collection should own "Young Frankenstein". It's sad that several of the main characters are no longer with us (Peter Boyle, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman), but they all brilliantly performed this great production from Mel Brooks.
Summary: This movie is one of Mel Brook's finest. Full of charm, wit, and the outstanding performances by Gene Wilder and Marty Feldman, this movie is guaranteed to entertain. The story of the movie follows the original 'Frankenstein' novel with one difference: This time, it's the great-grandson of Victor...
Excerpt: Young Frankenstein is a comedy horror movie directed by Mel Brooks and is based on the famous novel Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley. The film was released in 1974 and I saw it recently on my Sky box and decided to watch it.
Excerpt: In my view, 'Young Frankenstein' stands as Mel Brooks' best ever outing - no mean feat, given the competing titles. As we've all probably seen the film and as other reviews tell the story anyway, I'll focus on some of the details.
Excerpt: Let me take you back in time to a time and place that strikes a chord with anyone who has a sense of cinematic history. In 1931 Universal Pictures released what was to become a seminal picture- James Whale's version of 'Frankenstein', a film that proved so successful that it spawned a sequel and...
Excerpt: I'll be perfectly honest and say that I'm not the biggest fan of Mel Brooks, the director of this movie. Recent years has seen me sit stony-faced through the likes of "Dracula: Dead and Loving It", "Robin Hood, Men In Tights" and subsequently avoiding anything else new with his name attached.