Official youtube channel for 20th century fox movies. Earlier in the movie, rabbi tuckman showed robin and the merry men a small handheld guillotine. Men in tights soundtrack from 1994, composed by hummie mann. That robin hood is nowhere to be found in ridley scotts robin hood, starring russell crowe as a warrior just back from fighting in the third crusade.
Like many a child born in the 1980s, i grew up on the mel brooks films that werent necessarily the racier ones like blazing saddles and history of the world part 1 i saw those, of course, though not as frequently as now, but the ones meant for the whole family, spaceballs, and this film. Men in tights 15 movie clip robin rescues ahchoo 1993 hd. Men in tights is a 1993 american musical adventure comedy film and a parody of the robin hood story. These are my favorite scenes from a mel brooks classic, robin hood men in tights. I would like to apoint a new sheriff of rottingham, my good friend, ahchoo. He uses race, gender, and sexual orientation in a comedic, parodic, and satirical manner. This is not my favorite mel brooks movie, but it is a lot of fun. Ask anything you want to know, or answer other peoples questions. Its the era of the crusades and robin hood escapes from prison in jerusalem and swims home to england. Im not saying it belongs in the top 250 of all times, but in its genre it is a great movie. Classically mel brooks, this film is a goodnatured sendup both of costners robin hood and all things current. Men in tights is a spoof that makes fun of the swashbuckling genre. Men in tights movie robin hood comes home after fighting in the crusades to learn that the noble king richard is in exile and that the despotic king john now rules england, with the help of the sheriff of rottingham.
Best of robin hood men in tights hilarious youtube. Men in tights, starring cary elwes, richard lewis and roger rees, how many of these jokes still land today, mel brooks appreciation. Were men, were men in tights we rob from the rich and give to the poor thats right. Cary elwes robin hood richard lewis prince john roger rees sheriff of. Prince of thieves, there are some nods and allusions to other robin. It is shocking to see how someone can go from blazing saddles to this mess of a. Men in tights dvd and bluray release date, trailer and movie stats. After ive seen this movie i find it hard to understand why so many people seem to hate this movie. Conclusion this paper has show how the film robin hood. Men in tights continues his tradition of lampooning genres or films, in this case the various robin hood films, particularly kevin reynoldss 1991 robin hood. Men in tights is a spoof of kevin costners robin hood. Prince of thieves, wolfgang reithermans robin hood 1973, disney, and michael curtizs the adventures of. Little john eric allan kramer, blinkin mark blankenfield, and the merry men perform a rollicking song and dance of were men in tights.
Men in tights, brooks spoof of the robin hood legend, gets off to a creaky start before it loosens up and produces laughs. Men in tights is a spoof of the typical robin hood story, chock full of over the top gags that feel more like someone desperately trying to be as funny as mel brooks and failing miserably. Prince of thieves, which starred the hearthrob of the time, the very. Now richard is dead, and robin is essentially an unemployed mercenary. His methods and the characters who surround him are much the same as in any. Men in tights on rotten tomatoes, then check our tomatometer to find out what the critics say. There is of course the possibility that the film was not categorized correctly and thus all examples are skewed. Mel brooks directed twelve films in all, acting in all but one of them. Men in tights 1993 mel brooks on allmovie mel brooks directed and cowrote this satiric. Like other movies in his filmography, this is filled with brooks classic offcolor humor. Synopsis a parody of the muchdone medieval english tale of robin hood and his merry men, robin hood. Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. There is some cussing like a, and shthouse, btch and pissed off.
The film was produced and directed by mel brooks, cowritten by brooks, evan chandler, and j. Explore our collection of motivational and famous quotes by authors you know and love. Its available to watch on tv, online, tablets, phone. Crusading nobleman robin of loxley cary elwes escapes from prison in jerusalem and returns home to find that the evil prince john richard lewis has confiscated his family estate and is abusing. Robin hood men in tights 1993 skip navigation sign in. See more of robin hood men in tights movie on facebook. Prince of thieves, wolfgang reithermans robin hood 1973, disney, and michael curtizs the adventures of robin hood 1938, starring errol flynn. Dont forget to like the video and smash that subscribe. There is violence with a bunch of people ripping there ears offin a funny way and not on screen, it just shows a bunch of people throwing there ears at him. Men in tights full movie 1993 hdaude brazier a princess bride reunion on good morning america. Released by milan records in 1994 738356622 containing music from robin hood. Men in tights, are collected in a slipcase in mel brooks bx sm cb. I know, not many people find it amusing to see how a legendary story like robin hood is turned into a comedy. Just you and me and my guards i was laughing so hard.
Robin hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do battle with john and the sheriff, including asneeze isaac hayes and his son ahchoo dave chappelle, the blind watchman blinkin mark. As one of mel brooks classic films, each scene is funnier than the next. We discuss the 1993 adventurecomedymusical film robin hood. Watch a hilarious version of a classic story with the robin hood men in tights dvd.
Men in tights 15 movie clip robin rescues ahchoo 1993 hd by movieclips. David shapiro based on a story by chandler and shapiro, and stars cary elwes, richard lewis, and dave chappelle in his film debut. Men in tights starring cary elwes in this comedy on directv. Robin hood is a bandit who steals from the wealthy in order to give to the impoverished of society. Men in tights throwing away their titles and their trousers, robin and his nylon clad crew battle to bring down the evil prince john and his hideous sidekick the sheriff of rottingham to procure the key to maid marians heart. Men in tights stars cary elwes, richard lewis, roger rees, amy yasbeck the pg movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 42 min, and received a score of 44 out. The plot tells of the sherwood forest archer that leads his melting pot of outlaws against prince john and the sheriff of rottingham, which is just a bit different than the original story. Esau shows who the true jews are in code robin hood men in tights movie by gmstazayawanatl. Crusading nobleman robin of loxley cary elwes escapes from prison in jerusalem and returns home to find that the evil prince john richard lewis has confiscated his family estate and is abusing the citizenry. Brooks sendup of both old and recent film versions of the legendary 12th. Men in tights also directly lampoons the politically correct robin hood. Men in tights 1993, mel brooks,amy yasbeck, cary elwes, isaac hayes, mel brooks, richard lewis, tracy ullman.
Robin hood men in tights is one of my favorite movies. From writerdirector mel brooks comes the outrageous parody film robin hood. Men in tights 1993 directed by mel brooks is a comedic spoof on the swashbuckler. Men in tights 25 movie clip lend me your ears 1993 hd duration. He gave a demonstration by taking a carrot which was to represent a mans penis and used the guillotine to cut the tip.1052 1115 678 279 302 857 131 995 1282 1455 11 1502 1006 1299 291 1121 1252 71 501 501 243 772 168 503 133 468 589 709