Blazing Saddles

Directed By: Mel Brooks Starring: Gene Wilder Cleavon Little

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on 12/24/2011

I remember buying this dvd when it first came out. I had to have this version for the special features. I love the commentary that Mel Brooks does on specific scenes. The documentaries are extremely informative. I eventually got around to watching the pilot for the proposed spinoff Black Bart. It wasn't great, but was interesting to watch. The movie looks and sounds great. This really is the best version on dvd.

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The best spoof of all time

on 5/21/2012

Really one of the best movies of all time. Making fun of the stupidity of racism while making you laugh so hard you pee yourself. I didn't realize that Richard Pryor was one of the screen writers until watching the extras.

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Product Overview

To ruin a western town, a corrupt political boss appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.


Studio Warner
SKU 40241895
UPC 085391895923
UPC 14 00085391895923
Format DVD
Release Date 12/7/2010
Rating Rating
Classic Fight Scenes
Essential Cinema
Theatrical Release
Editors Note
Note A madcap spoof of the classic Hollywood Western, BLAZING SADDLES is also one of the most gleefully anti-P.C. films ever produced by a major studio. When the sheriff of a small frontier town is killed, convict Bart (Cleavon Little) is appointed the first black sheriff of all-white Rock Ridge by the evil Hedley Lamarr (Harvey Korman), who hopes this will chase the townspeople from their homes. The naive Sheriff Bart soon catches on, realizing from the less than cheery welcome that the townspeople (who all seem to be named Johnson) aren't prepared for a black sheriff and that he was never meant to succeed at all. Enlisting the help of the sensitive town drunk (Gene Wilder), formerly the Waco Kid, Bart embarks on a plan to save Rock Ridge. A scathing spoof that deals with racism, sexism, and bodily functions, BLAZING SADDLES offers a contrast between picture and words that is shocking, subversive, and hilarious. Director Mel Brooks makes two memorable appearances--as both the sleazy governor and a Yiddish-speaking Sioux Indian chief--while Madeline Kahn does a sidesplitting Marlene Dietrich imitation as the town floozy. Featuring fabulous comic turns by Alex Karras and Slim Pickens, BLAZING SADDLES is raunchy, lovable, and uproarious.
Memorable Quotes
Quote "It's not Hedy. It's Hedley. Hedley Lamarr"--Hedley Lamarr (Harvey Korman)|"What the hell are you worried about? This is 1874. You'll be able to sue her."--Governor Lepetomane (Mel Brooks)
Quote "My name is Jim. But most people call me...Jim."--Jim (Gene Wilder) to Sheriff Bart (Cleavon Little)
Quote "Yeah, but I shoot with this hand."--Jim
Quote "If you shoot him, you'll just make him mad."--Jim to Sheriff Bart, about Mongo (Alex Karras)
Quote "Excuse me while I whip this out."--Sheriff Bart
Quote "I got it! I know how we can run everybody out of Rock Ridge...We'll kill the firstborn male child of every household."--Taggart (Slim Pickens)|"Too Jewish."--Lamarr
Quote "Badges? We don't need no stinkin' badges!"--Mexican bandit
Quote "You'd do it for Randolph Scott."--Sheriff Bart|"Randolph Scott!"--the townspeople
Quote "I didn't get a 'harrumph' out of that guy!"--Governor Lepetomane|"Give the governor a 'harrumph!'"--Lamarr|"Harrumph!"--Reporter|"You watch your ass."--Governor
Quote "Can't you see that's the last act of a desperate man?"--Sheriff Bart|"We don't care if it's the first act of HENRY V, we're leaving!"--villager
USA Today "...This cowboy-tweaking smash was great in its day..." 07/03/1997 p.3D
Entertainment Weekly "...Brooks' success left an unmistakable scent on movies from AIRPLANE! To AMERICAN PIE..." 01/11/2002 p.36
Premiere "[I]t's still unfailingly hilarious, and it's practically overflowing with real heart and warmth..." 07/01/2004 p.111
Sight and Sound "Gene Wilder is ingenuous..." 09/01/2004 p.94
Widescreen Review "In a hilarious assault on good taste, BLAZING SADDLES stars Cleavon Little as an unlikely sheriff and Gene Wilder as the wacko Waco Kid..." 07/01/2006 p.64
Mel Brooks
Gene Wilder
Cleavon Little
Cast & Crew
Andrew Bergman - Writer
Cleavon Little - Actor
David Huddleston - Actor
Gene Wilder - Actor
Harvey Korman - Actor
John Hillerman - Actor
Joseph F. Biroc - Cinematographer
Madeline Kahn - Actor
Mel Brooks - Director
Mel Brooks - Actor
Mel Brooks, et al. - Musical Score
Michael Hertzberg - Producer
Richard Pryor - Actor
Slim Pickens - Actor
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1974
Catalog ID 18959
UPC 00085391895923
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 93 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Subtitles English, French, Spanish
Available Audio Tracks English [CC], English, Spanish Dubbed
Aspect Ratio
Widescreen  2.35:1
Oscar (1975) Madeline Kahn, Nominee, Best Supporting Actress,Mel Brooks, et al., Nominee, Best Music, Song,Danford B. Greene, et al., Nominee, Best Film Editing
British Academy Awards (1975) Cleavon Little, Nominee, Best Newcomer,Andrew Bergman, et al., Nominee, Best Screenplay
ReviewSource Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide
Review ...a riotous Western spoof, with Little an unlikely sheriff, Korman as villainous Hedley Lamarr, and
ReviewRating 9
DVD, Anniversary Edition, Special Edition, Widescreen
Product Attributes
Actor Brooks,Mel
Label Warner Home Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
At-A-Glance Film Reviews Little and Wilder have impeccable comic timing, delightful chemistry, and some outrageous gags.

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