The Essential #MelBrooks
Blücher! While rarely mentioned among its decade’s greatest films, Young Frankenstein absolutely should be.
A safe choice for the funniest movie ever made.
Even if he hadn’t graduated to film, this effort would be enough to position Brooks as a force of major influence.
(1967 and 2001)
Brooks’ cinematic debut remains a masterpiece of low comedy.
While not his most assured or out-and-out funniest film, Spaceballs perfectly demonstrates how enjoyable Brooks’ goofiness can be.
Read our full beginner's guide to the iconic works of Mel Brooks (link in bio)