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Posted on 26 Feb 2011 20:43:46 GMT
Team America, yes, funny, funny, funny but also Galaxy Quest. Possibly my favourite film of all time!

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MTM

Posted on 27 Feb 2011 12:37:48 GMT
Last edited by the author on 27 Feb 2011 12:43:26 GMT
MacDoom says:
Apart from many already mentioned:
- UHF (Weird Al Yankovic) high point: Conan the Librarian...
- Kentucky Fried Movie
- The Rutles - All You Need is Cash (more a mockumentary, maybe not quite suitable for the thread?)

Posted on 3 Apr 2011 01:47:45 BDT
Last edited by the author on 18 Feb 2012 20:25:13 GMT
I would have to include Mel Brooke's "Dracula, Dead and Loving It". The film is full of fun, especially where van Helsing {Brookes ] stands well back from vampire Lucy's coffin to avoid the flood of blood when she's staked throug the heart .

When Renfield, Dracula's servant, accidentally lets the sun shine on the Count, Dracula { Leslie NIELSEN } disintegrates, calling out, "Renfield, you ass......".

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Jun 2011 14:04:13 BDT
Last edited by the author on 13 Jun 2011 14:06:53 BDT
Caradale, LOVED Young Frankenstein,- especially Cloris Leachman, who played the scarey housekeeper.( The horses where afraid of her, when her name was mentioned) Priceless..! Do you also remember Sherlock Holmes Smarter Brother? Again, Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman and Dom Delouise...

Posted on 13 Jun 2011 22:40:08 BDT
While we're in a horror phase I'd nominate Dance of the Vampires AKA (The Fearless Vampire Killers) and Theatre of Blood. In the latter the way the smug theatre critics were bumped off in updates of Shakespeare were very funny, especially the one scene in which scorned actor Vincent Price donned an afro and medallion to play a gay hairdresser called Butch in order to electrocute a woman critic who thought she was about to have her hair done (an update of Joan of Arc being burnt at the stake in Henry VI).

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Jun 2011 22:58:16 BDT
And Marty kept saying her name to hear the horses panic again - very funny.

As to Marty FELDMAN, there has been a mis-conception [ pun intended ] that the rather delightful actress Fenella FIELDING [ Carry On Screaming ] - "Do you mind if I smoke" - is/ was his sister. Apparently this is not the case.

In reply to an earlier post on 17 Jun 2011 05:52:34 BDT
Carradale says:
Remember Dance of the Vampires. Polanski directed and was in it too . As was the ill-fated Sharon Tate. Weird film.

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Jul 2011 14:33:11 BDT
sistermoon says:
Nurse Ratched was in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, but I remember Cloris Leachman in High Anxiety as the nurse with the severly boxy boobs!

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Jul 2011 14:37:07 BDT
Young Frankenstein is Mel Brooks' best spoof.

For me the best spoof film ever must be 'This is Spinal Tap'.

Posted on 24 Jul 2011 23:13:46 BDT
Last edited by the author on 24 Jul 2011 23:18:41 BDT
DB Edwards says:
A toss between Mel Brook's THE PRODUCERS and YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN.

MARTY FELDMAN IS INSANE.

And Gene Hackman (as the blindman says), "Stay won't you? I was going to serve cappuchino!"

In reply to an earlier post on 25 Jul 2011 20:20:51 BDT
lol

Posted on 5 Aug 2011 19:29:09 BDT
Last edited by the author on 5 Aug 2011 19:32:10 BDT
Chris () says:
Goodfellas. I honestly thought it was a spoof when I first watched it. "they would stay up all night playing cards and no one ever called the cops". Wo, scarey darey.

Agree Shaun of the Dead was pretty great, but according to Peggy, it wasn't a spoof. It was a real zombie movie with some comedy in it, though the 'white lines' scene looked a bit spoofy, and so did lots of others. So maybe he's talking out of his crack.

Posted on 5 Aug 2011 20:17:57 BDT
DB Edwards says:
MEL BROOK'S YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. MARTY FELDMAN just breaks me up!

In reply to an earlier post on 5 Aug 2011 20:33:54 BDT
Chris () says:
sedagive. :)

In reply to an earlier post on 5 Aug 2011 23:13:15 BDT
Donald Edwards, - Young Frankenstein, - absolutely brilliant, apart from 'Sherlock Holmes Smarter Brother', especially with Dom Delouise being a baddy..:-)

In reply to an earlier post on 18 Feb 2012 18:49:52 GMT
sistermoon says:
Does anyone remember Cry Wolf? It was shown as a support film to either Airplane or Young Frankenstein, and the hero was a scientist called Jack Russell, who changes into a dog thanks to a mysterious potion.

I always thought about this when the cricketer Jack Russell was mentioned on sports news!

In reply to an earlier post on 18 Feb 2012 20:16:01 GMT
Last edited by the author on 18 Feb 2012 20:16:48 GMT
Was there a film called 'The Shaggy Dog'?

Fred McMURRAY had a ring with the inscription IN CANIS TRANSMVTO { or would that be mutto } which turned him into an English Sheepdog. I recall seeing a car being driven by the dog.

In reply to an earlier post on 18 Feb 2012 20:19:32 GMT
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Posted on 18 Feb 2012 20:24:08 GMT
We've got to include Leslie NIELSEN's ' Naked Gun' movies.

I always love the scene where Priscilla PRESLEY is up a ladder and DREBIN looks up her skirt. "Nice beaver", he says and she replies that she's just had it stuffed. She then descends the ladder carrying a stuffed beaver.

Posted on 18 Feb 2012 21:02:31 GMT
Naked gun

In reply to an earlier post on 19 Feb 2012 20:38:59 GMT
Nah, you're all missing THE best one - 'What's Up Doc'

Posted on 20 Feb 2012 23:37:05 GMT
Definitely Galaxy Quest - brilliant homage to all things Star Trek.

Posted on 20 Feb 2012 23:38:24 GMT
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Posted on 22 Feb 2012 19:26:17 GMT
Chris says:
I can't make up my mind on this one. It has got to be either Blazing Saddles or High Anxiety - with apologies to Airplane !

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Feb 2012 22:31:33 GMT
Then there's the Errol FLYNN Robin Hood saga and its descendants getting the Mel BROOKE's treatment with 'Men In Tights' .

"Every time they make a new Robin Hood film they burn our village down".
"Leave us alone Mel BROOKES" !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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