Best Mel Brooks movies

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Best Mel Brooks movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Mel Brooks movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about Mel Brooks.

TOP 25:
Dracula: Dead and Loving It
Dracula: Dead and Loving It
Mel Brooks as: Prof. Abraham Van Helsing
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Fantasy
Release: 1995
When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Professor Van Helsing, who may be the only one able to vanquish the Count.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Maud Winchester movies?

TOP 24:
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
Mel Brooks as: Joe Snow (voice)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 2002
The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract between her father and the Muppets, she changes it so the Muppets have very little time to pay a debt they owe. Meanwhile, the Muppets are trying to put on a Christmas show. After the Muppets are confronted by Bitterman, they make a lot of sacrifices to save up so they can keep the Theatre.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Molly Shannon movies?


TOP 23:
The Producers
The Producers
Mel Brooks as: Hilda the Pigeon / Tom the Cat (voice)
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2005
After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Nathan Lane movies?

TOP 22:
The Twelve Chairs
The Twelve Chairs
Mel Brooks as: Tikon
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1970
A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately to Moscow to find the hidden fortune.

TOP 21:
Robots
Robots
Mel Brooks as: Big Weld (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Science Fiction, Family
Release: 2005
Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place, until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams – and those of his friends – are in danger of becoming obsolete.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Natasha Lyonne movies?


TOP 20:
The Little Rascals
The Little Rascals
Mel Brooks as: Mr. Welling
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Family
Release: 1994
Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, and the other characters made famous in the Our Gang shorts of the 1920s and 1930s are brought back to life in this nostalgic children's comedy. When Alfalfa starts to question his devotion to the club's principles after falling for the beautiful nine-year old Darla, the rest of the gang sets out to keep them apart.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Greg Germann movies?

TOP 19:
Silent Movie
Silent Movie
Mel Brooks as: Mel Funn
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1976
Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the studio's creditors attempt to thwart them.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anne Bancroft movies?

TOP 18:
High Anxiety
High Anxiety
Mel Brooks as: Dr. Richard H. Thorndyke
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1977
A psychiatrist with intense acrophobia (fear of heights) goes to work for a mental institution run by doctors who appear to be crazier than their patients, and have secrets that they are willing to commit murder to keep.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cloris Leachman movies?


TOP 17:
Robin Hood: Men in Tights
Robin Hood: Men in Tights
Mel Brooks as: Rabbi Tuckman
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1993
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. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do battle with King John and the Sheriff.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cary Elwes movies?

TOP 16:
Hotel Transylvania 2
Hotel Transylvania 2
Mel Brooks as: Vlad (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2015
When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is in for a collision of supernatural old-school and modern day cool.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rob Riggle movies?

TOP 15:

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mel Brooks as: Albert Einstein (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 2014
A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ariel Winter movies?


TOP 14:

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Mel Brooks as: Vlad (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2018
Dracula, Mavis, Johnny and the rest of the Drac Pack take a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship, where Dracula falls in love with the ship’s captain, Ericka, who’s secretly a descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, the notorious monster slayer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Andy Samberg movies?

TOP 13:

Spaceballs

Spaceballs
Mel Brooks as: President Skroob/Yoghurt
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 1987
When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power of "The Schwartz." Can he master it in time to save the day?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stephen Tobolowsky movies?

TOP 12:

History of the World: Part I

History of the World: Part I
Mel Brooks as: Moses/Comicus/Torquemada/Jacques/King Louis XVI
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1981
An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.

TOP 11:

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be
Mel Brooks as: Dr. Frederick Bronski
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1983
A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of her officers comes back on a Secret Mission, the actor takes charge and comes up with a plan for them to escape. remake of Ernst Lubitsch's 1942 black comedy with the same name.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Christopher Lloyd movies?


TOP 10:

The Muppet Movie

The Muppet Movie
Mel Brooks as: Professor Max Krassman
Genre: Music, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Release: 1979
A Hollywood agent persuades Kermit the Frog to pursue a career in Hollywood. On his way there he meets his future muppet crew while being chased by the desperate owner of a frog-leg restaurant!

TOP 9:

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
Mel Brooks as: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2018
The life and career of the hailed Hollywood movie star and underappreciated genius inventor, Hedy Lamarr.

TOP 8:

The Prince of Egypt

The Prince of Egypt
Mel Brooks as: (voice) (uncredited)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family, Music, Comedy
Release: 1998
This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth will ultimately set them at odds, as one becomes the ruler of the most powerful empire on earth, and the other the chosen leader of his people! Their final confrontation will forever change their lives and the world.

TOP 7:

Ballerina

Ballerina
Mel Brooks as: Mustachioed Creep (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2016
Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

TOP 6:

Ballerina

Ballerina
Mel Brooks as: Luteau (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2016
Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.


TOP 5:

The Producers

The Producers
Mel Brooks as: Singer in "Springtime for Hitler" (voice) (uncredited)
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1967
Broadway producer, Max Bialystock and his accountant, Leo Bloom plan to make money by charming little old ladies to invest in a production many times over what it will actually cost, and then put on a sure-fire flop, so nobody will ask for their money back – and what can be a more certain flop than a tasteless musical celebrating Hitler.

TOP 4:

Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic

Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
Mel Brooks as: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2013
Mike Epps, Richard Pryor Jr. and others recount the culture-defining influence of Richard Pryor - one of America's most brilliant, iconic comic minds.

TOP 3:

Blazing Saddles

Blazing Saddles
Mel Brooks as: Gov. William J. Le Petomane / Indian Chief
Genre: Western, Comedy
Release: 1974
A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.

TOP 2:

Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4
Mel Brooks as: Melephant Brooks (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2019
Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that's Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called "Forky" to her room, a road trip adventure alongside old and new friends will show Woody how big the world can be for a toy.

TOP 1:

Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein
Mel Brooks as: Werewolf / Cat Hit by Dart / Victor Frankenstein (voice)
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1974
A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his grandfather was delusional, but when he discovers the book where the mad doctor described his reanimation experiment, he suddenly changes his mind.



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