Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

DVD - 1998
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"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 (Gene Wilder) soon discovers the scientist's step-by-step manual explaining how to bring a corpse to life. Assisted by the hunchback Igor (MartyFeldman) and the curvaceous Inga (Terri 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."--Container.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c1998
Branch Call Number: DVD YOU
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : Dolby digital mono. sd., b&w ; 12 cm


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Feb 28, 2019

An incredible cast, the genius of Mel Brooks, and "Putting on the Ritz"- what a combination!

A comedy classic!

Dec 06, 2018


May 22, 2018

I liked this comedy spoof on this DVD. It was funny how they presented Frankenstein's story. It is a typical Mel Brooks movie.

Jan 24, 2018

Gene Wilder really made this movie comedic gold.

OatmealThunder Dec 05, 2017

“It’s pronounced ‘Fronkensteen.’ ” It's hard to go wrong with Gene Wilder.

One of the truly great sublime comedies of all time. I watched it in conjunction with the 1931 original featuring Boris Karloff as the monster. Cool Fact: The lab equipment in Young Frankenstein is the same equipment used in the original feature!

Oct 18, 2016

As fresh as it was the day it was released.

Deann_0 Sep 28, 2016

So much to love about what I consider to be Gene Wilder's best movie ever. I still laugh in all the same places. Many of these actors are gone now, making it even more of a treasure.

SaraLovesBooks Sep 26, 2016

I honestly think this is the best film either Gene Wilder or Mel Brooks ever did, not diminishing their other work at all; I just believe there is something almost magical happening with this film. There is so much heart and humor, yet with a clear love of the original that they are parodying. Everyone turned in a fine performance. It is a true classic.

Sep 08, 2016

The comedy in this is ageless; filmed in black and white, the innuendos never stop flying. Mel Brooks is at his best- I enjoy so many of his other films, but this one is his masterpiece. Pure delight. Look for the cameo by Gene Hackman as the "blind man."

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Mar 04, 2013

elizabeth: taffeta, darling.
frederick: taffeta, darling.
elizabeth: no, the dress is taffeta, it wrinkles so easily.

laustcawz Aug 19, 2012

Inga: "Put the candle back!"

laustcawz Aug 19, 2012

Fron-kon-steen (referring to Eye-gor's hump): "Didn't that used to be on the other side?"

laustcawz Aug 19, 2012

Eye-gor: "Walk this way...yes, THIS WAY."

laustcawz Aug 19, 2012

Fron-kon-steen: "No matter what you hear in matter how cruelly I beg matter how terribly I may NOT open this door or you'll undo everything I've worked for, do you understand? DO NOT OPEN THIS DOOR!!"

laustcawz Aug 19, 2012

Fron-kon-steen: "Now that brain that you gave me. Was it Hans Delbruk's?" Eyegor: "No." Fron-kon-steen: "Ahh. Would you mind telling me whose brain I did put in?" Eye-gor: "And you won't be angry?" Fron-kon-steen: "I will not be angry." Eye-gor: "Abby...someone." Fron-kon-steen: "Abby someone. Abby who??" Eye-gor: "Abby...normal." Fron-kon-steen: "Abby normal." Eye-gor: "I'm almost sure that was the name." Fron-kon-steen: (chuckles) "Are you saying that I put an abnormal brain into a 7-&-a-half-foot long, 54-inch wide...(begins strangling Eye-gor) GORILLA?????? Is that what you're telling me?????"

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