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    Jillian & Allison's Daddy Senior Member Don Corleone's Avatar
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    Blazing Saddles is on AMC. I love this movie. It's such a hoot, on so many different levels. Anybody else got a better one?
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    Blazing Saddles is probably his best movie, certain parts of History of the World Part II, Spaceballs, and Robin Hood Men in Tights were memorable. Dracula dead and loving it, was just awful in every way... and incidentally his last movie.

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    I'm going to have to agree with Blazing Saddles, but History of the World Part I is a pretty close second.
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    Young Frakenstein ftw.

    Damn I forgot The Producers. Herr leib merr, herr leib merr nicht. :)
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    STANDUP FILOSOPHER

    nuff said.

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    Not a very well known one and one that's not really good. It does have some brilliant scenes in it though. Life Stinks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by InsaneApache View Post
    Not a very well known one and one that's not really good. It does have some brilliant scenes in it though. Life Stinks.
    (Mel Brooks should be in The Frontroom.)

    Yes, Life Stinks is a very good not-great movie. It has one of the saddest lines in it that sticks with me for some reason. One of the homeless guys says, "They call me Sailor because I almost joined the navy once."

    I dunno, I just find that... sad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by InsaneApache View Post
    Not a very well known one and one that's not really good. It does have some brilliant scenes in it though. Life Stinks.

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    Moved to the Frontroom.

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    Robin Hood, no doubt about it.
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    It's a tossup between Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein. I remember reading somewhere that he made those two films back-to-back in the space of something like eight months. When you peak, man, you peak.
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    JEWS IN SPACE

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    Young Frankenstein...

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    Frederick: ...No.
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    So ******* wierd, yet so ingenious.
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    I probably enjoyed Spaceballs the best, followed closely by Blazing Saddles. Didn't enjoy Robin Hood Men in Tights that much though.

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    Blazing Saddles.

    The Producers was brilliant though, and I think Marcel Marceau's only speaking role....ever.
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    It's hard to love any one Mel Brooks movie. Blazing Saddles Young Frankenstein and Robin Hood are all classics. I love watching Young Frankenstein around Halloween, makes it all mean something.
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    Man... I can't pick.
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