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High Anxiety (1977)

High Anxiety
6.7 Rating
(145 ratings)
6.7 IMDB rating

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Starring (View all)
Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks

Richard H. Thorndyke
Madeline Kahn

Madeline Kahn

Victoria Brisbane
Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman

Nurse Diesel
Harvey Korman

Harvey Korman

Dr. Charles Montague
Ron Carey

Ron Carey

Brophy
Howard Morris

Howard Morris

Professor Lilloman
Dick Van Patten

Dick Van Patten

Dr. Wentworth
Jack Riley

Jack Riley

The Desk Clerk


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Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks

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Ron Clark

Ron Clark

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2 years, 5 months ago at Sep 26 15:22
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A damn perfect parody film by the (only) master of that genre, Mel Brooks. Sure, in success, it is often overshadowed by his other works but in terms of originiality and humour, this has to overshadow them all. My first time viewing wasn't really that great and I passed it off as a decent movie but from second viewing onwards, it became funnier each time. Now, you see, Mr. Brooks's films are not t... read more
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Release date: 25 December 1977
Comedy (12), Spoof (5), Thriller (4), 1977 (4), Hitchcock (3), Shower (2), Mystery (2), Revenge (2), Parody (2), 1970s (2), Vertigo (2), Chases (1), Satire (1), Sadomasochism (1), Mental Hospital (1), Forgettable (1), Murder (1), Unforgettable (1), S&m (1), Psychiatrist (1)
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"PC Mel Brooks on kuiva kuin joululuumu! Hithcockille vinoilu menee tosiaan jo aika lailla yli, mutta parempaa katsottavaa ne ovat kuin Melin pallinaamainen pallinaamailu pallinaamalandiassaan. Olihan tässä sentään yksi oikeasti naurattanut vitsi, missä mielisairaalan koira-asukki kusaisee rehtorin nilkoille. He he hee, sairastuin muuten mystisesti heti High Anxietyn katsottuani."


Happy Vader posted a review 2 years, 5 months ago

“A damn perfect parody film by the (only) master of that genre, Mel Brooks. Sure, in success, it is often overshadowed by his other works but in terms of originiality and humour, this has to overshadow them all. My first time viewing wasn't really that great and I passed it off as a decent movie but from second viewing onwards, it became funnier each time. Now, you see, Mr. Brooks's films are not the least bit repulsive or disgusting or tasteless, far from it. You won't find people hawking in other people's plates, or people picking their noses, none of that and this is why I feel safe in watching his comedies. Even the now-iconic flatulence scene from Blazing Saddles is funny compared to the modern-shit of the now!

His way of handling a comedy, and the characters, may not be uniq” read more

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"Mel Brooks A near to perfect parody by the original master "You're the cocker's daughter?" A damn perfect parody film by the (only) master of that genre, Mel Brooks. Sure, in success, it is often overshadowed by his other works but in terms of originiality and humour, this has to overshadow them all. My first time viewing wasn't really that great and I passed it off as a decent movie but from second viewing onwards, it became funnier each time. Now, you see, Mr. Brooks's films are not the lea"


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"Homage to master of suspense. Brooks takes his talent to mental hospital. Decent effort but still missing that final punch. "


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"Re-watch - July 27th Brooks takes on Hitchcock with excellent results. While the laughs may not be constant, they're mostly gut-busting when they turn up. Unsure how this one gets lost among his films, but it seems to be less well known as time goes by. Do yourself a favor & give it a look. Favorite moments: the Psycho parody (above) and a scene where the entire joke is done not by dialogue but by camera angle. Currently streaming on Netflix"


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"Anxiety is a psychological and physiological state characterized by cognitive, somatic, emotional, and behavioral components. These components combine to create an unpleasant feeling that is typically associated with uneasiness, fear, or worry."


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