Director: Mel Brooks. Also starred Kenneth Mars, Lee Meredith & Christopher Hewett. Plot: Producers Max Bialystock (Mostel) and Leo Bloom (Wilder) make money by producing a sure-fire flop. Won Oscar
Steve McQueen got the part
American actor famous for his roles in Mel Brookes' comedic masterpieces "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles"
Director; Mel Brooks. Also starred Cloris Leachman, Teri Garr & Kenneth Mars. Plot: Dr. Frankenstein's (Wilder) grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments.
IMDB:8.0/10. Director: Mel Brooks. Nominated for 2 Oscars. National Film Preservation Board Award.
Director: Mel Stuart. Also starred Roy Kinnear, Julie Dawn Cole & Leonard Stone. Plot: A poor boy wins the oppurtunity to tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory of all.
Director: Sidney Poitier. Also starred JoBeth Williams, Miguel Ángel Suárez & Craig T. Nelson. Plot: Skip (Wilder) and Harry (Pryor) are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison.
IMDB:7.9/10. Director: Mel Brooks. Nominated for 1 Oscar. National Film Preservation Board
Director: Arthur Hiller. Also starred Patrick McGoohan, Ned Beatty & Clifton James. Plot: On a long-distance train trip, a man finds romance but also finds himself in danger of being killed, or at least pushed off the train.