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Blazing Saddles (1974) (The Purple Sage)

Blazing Saddles (1974)
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Slim Pickens Slim Pickens
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Harvey Korman Harvey Korman
Hedley Lamarr
Madeline Kahn Madeline Kahn
Lili Von Shtupp
Mel Brooks Mel Brooks
Governor Lepetomane / Indian Chief
Alex Karras Alex Karras
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Mel Brooks Mel Brooks
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Norman Steinberg Norman Steinberg
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6 years, 9 months ago at Dec 5 14:00
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I've always admired Mel Brooks' movies. The spoofs / parodies / references are very spot-on and, in some cases, very subtle and one requires sharp eyes or ears to spot that reference. They're also not sick or tasteless and one feels safe while watching his movies. Blazing Saddles is considered by many to be his greatest work and I couldn't agree more. Filled with amazingly funny scenes that requir... read more

he rode a blazing saddle...

11 years, 2 months ago at Jul 24 20:18
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He wore a shining star... and ever since the first time my brother and I saw this, we were hooked. It's got a little something to offend pretty much everyone, so it's an equal-opportunity offender.

Quotable, funny, and classic Mel Brooks. "How 'bout some more beans, Mr. Taggart?"

A classic

7 years, 9 months ago at Dec 20 8:34
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To be honest, even though I have seen almost all the movies directed by Mel Brooks (I think I’m missing only 3 of them by now), I'm afraid I have never been a really huge fan of his work. Anyway, since this movie is a huge classic, I was really eager to check it out. Following its reputation, I really expected the whole thing to be seriously hilarious but, to be honest, eventually, I thought it ... read more
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The Ultimate Western Spoof. A town where everyone seems to be named Johnson is in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar (Harvey Korman), a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unliveable. After the Sheriff (Richard Farnsworth) is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor (Mel Brooks). Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the West. Bart (Cleavon Little) is a sophisticated urbanite who will have some difficulty winning over the townspeople.
Release date: 7 February 1974
UPC: 012569100121
Tags: Comedy (38), Western (27), Spoof (18), 1974 (10), 1970s (9), Mel Brooks (9), Racism (8), Sheriff (6), Satire (6), Ku Klux Klan (5), Parody (5), Campfire (4), Black Cowboy (4), Nazi (4), Saloon (4), Chase (4), Jail (4), Singer (4), Chess (4), Singing (4)
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