A respected doctor inherits the castle of his notorious grandfather, Victor Frankenstein. When he finds a diary filled with his ancestor’s experiments, he begins to recreate them with the help of an old housekeeper, a hunchback and lab assistant.
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"Could be worse. How? Could be raining." REWATCHED AND RE-LOVED. Yes, I could watch Young Frankenstein over and over and never get tired of it. Simply great. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1FLZPFI3jc Now, if you're blue
And you don't know where to go to
Why don't you go where fashion sits
Puttin' on the Ritz
Different types who wear a day coat
Pants with stripes and cutaway coat
Puttin' on the Ritz
a more faithful and straight-faced, loving recreation of universal horror lore than one might expect. viewed immediately after revisiting the frankenstein films of the 1930s, it is downright nostalgic. frau blucher is still one of the best recurring jokes ever.
By far Brooks' finest film, real moments of inspired silliness. Wilder's great parody of 1930s movie acting never fails to delight, and the glorious Cloris Leachman does more with four words than many actors will do with their entire careers.
I thought everyone loved this movie. I'm really surprised to find people on here calling it overrated. I guess those people haven't seen the 1931 Frankenstein, of which this movie is just as much a remake as it is a sequel. Or maybe they just suck.
While I don't personally consider this one of top ten comedies ever (or top twenty, for that matter), it does deserve its status as a classic. Successfully mimicking the style of Universal horror films, it has so many hilarious lines and scenes, and I still laugh at them after countless viewings. Plus, I would argue it has (outside of a Python film) the most brilliantly comedic ensemble cast ever assembled.
Directly into my favorites list! It gives such justice to the very first Frankenstein movie... and the humour complements the characters so very well, without ever comprimising the seriousness of the project.