Mel Brooke's monstrously crazy tribute to Mary Shelley's classic pokes hilarious fun at just about every Frankenstein movie ever made. Summoned by a will to late grandfather's castle in Transylvania, young Dr. Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) soon discovers the scientist's step-by-step manual explaining how to bring a corpse back to life. Assisted by the hunchbacked Igor (Marty Feldman) and the curvaceous Inga (Teri Garr), he creates a monster (Peter Boyle) who only wants to be loved. Cloris Leachman, Madeline Kahn, Kenneth Mars and Gene Hackman co-star in this inspired vision of lunacy.

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Young Frankenstein (1974)

PG

Horror/Fantasy/Comedy · 1h 46m · 12/15/1974

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The Scariest Comedy of all Time!

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Mel Brooke's monstrously crazy tribute to Mary Shelley's classic pokes hilarious fun at just about every Frankenstein movie ever made. Summoned by a will to late grandfather's castle in Transylvania, young Dr. Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) soon discovers the scientist's step-by-step manual explaining how to bring a corpse back to life. Assisted by the hunchbacked Igor (Marty Feldman) and the curvaceous Inga (Teri Garr), he creates a monster (Peter Boyle) who only wants to be loved. Cloris Leachman, Madeline Kahn, Kenneth Mars and Gene Hackman co-star in this inspired vision of lunacy.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Gruskoff/Venture Films, Crossbow Productions, Jouer Limited

Budget

$2,800,000

Revenue

$86,300,000
Part Of
Cast
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Gene Wilder

Dr. Frankenstein
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Peter Boyle

The Monster
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Marty Feldman

Igor
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Cloris Leachman

Frau Blücher
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Teri Garr

Inga
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Kenneth Mars

Inspector Kemp
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Richard Haydn

Herr Falkstein
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Liam Dunn

Mr. Hilltop
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Danny Goldman

Medical Student
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Oscar Beregi Jr.

Sadistic Jailor (as Oscar Beregi)
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Arthur Malet

Village Elder
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Anne Beesley

Little Girl
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Monte Landis

Gravedigger
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Rusty Blitz

Gravedigger
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John Madison

A Villager
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Johnny Dennis

Orderly in Frankenstein's class
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Rick Norman

A Villager
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Rolfe Sedan

Train conductor
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Terence Pushman

A Villager (as Terrence Pushman)
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Randolph Dobbs

Third Villager (Joe)
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Norbert Schiller

Emcee at Frankenstein's show
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Pat O'Hara

A Villager (as Patrick O'Hara)
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Michael Fox

Helga's Father
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Lidia Kristen

Helga's Mother
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Madeline Kahn

Elizabeth
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Richard A. Roth

Insp. Kemp's Aide (as Richard Roth)
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Gene Hackman

Blindman
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Leon Askin

Herr Waldman (scenes deleted)
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John Carradine

Beaufort Frankenstein (voice) (scenes deleted)
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Ian Abercrombie

Second villager (uncredited)
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Mel Brooks

Werewolf / Cat Hit by Dart / Victor Frankenstein (voice) (uncredited)
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Lou Cutell

Frightened villager (uncredited)
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Berry Kroeger

First Village Elder (uncredited)
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Jeff Maxwell

Medical Student (uncredited)
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Clement von Franckenstein

(uncredited)
Crew
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Mel Brooks

Director
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Mel Brooks

Writer
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Gene Wilder

Writer
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Mary Shelley

Writer
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