Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein (1974)

The scariest comedy of all time!

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1974-12-15
  • User Rating: 7.8/10 from 2989 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 46min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Crossbow Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Mel Brooks
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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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  • Gene Wilder

    as Frederick Frankenstein
  • Teri Garr

    as Inga
  • Marty Feldman

    as Igor
  • Peter Boyle

    as Frankenstein's Monster
  • Cloris Leachman

    as Frau Blücher
  • Madeline Kahn

    as Elizabeth
  • Kenneth Mars

    as Inspector Kemp
  • Richard Haydn

    as Gerhard Falkstein
  • Liam Dunn

    as Mr. Hilltop
  • Danny Goldman

    as Medical Student
  • Oscar Beregi Jr.

    as Sadistic Jailor
  • Arthur Malet

    as Village Elder
  • Richard A. Roth

    as Inspector Kemp's Aide
  • Monte Landis

    as Gravedigger
  • Rusty Blitz

    as Gravedigger
  • Anne Beesley

    as Little Girl
  • Gene Hackman

    as Blindman
  • John Madison

    as Villager
  • John Dennis

    as Orderly in Frankenstein's Class
  • Rick Norman

    as Villager
  • Rolfe Sedan

    as Train Conductor
  • Terrence Pushman

    as Villager
  • Randolph Dobbs

    as Villager
  • Norbert Schiller

    as Emcee at Frankenstein's Show
  • Pat O'Hara

    as Villager
  • Michael Fox

    as Helga's Father
  • Lidia Kristen

    as Helga's Mother
  • Berry Kroeger

    as First Village Elder
  • Ian Abercrombie

    as Second Villager
  • Mel Brooks

    as Werewolf / Cat Hit by Dart / Victor Frankenstein (voice)
  • Lou Cutell

    as Frightened Villager
  • Leoda Richards

    as Theatre Goer
  • Clement von Franckenstein

  • Jeff Maxwell

    as Medical Student
  • Lars Hensen

    as Theatre Goer
  • Johnny Marlin

    as Spectator
  • Maida Severn

    as Train Passenger
  • Arthur Tovey

    as Member of Angry Mob
  • Max Wagner

    as Villager
Production Jane Feinberg Casting
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Sound John Morris Original Music Composer
Sound John Morris Orchestrator
Sound John Morris Conductor
Sound Richard Portman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Writing Gene Wilder Screenplay
Writing Gene Wilder Screenstory
Camera Gerald Hirschfeld Director of Photography
Crew Edward T. McAvoy Scenic Artist
Editing John C. Howard Editor
Production Michael Gruskoff Producer
Costume & Make-Up Edwin Butterworth Makeup Artist
Writing Mel Brooks Screenplay
Directing Mel Brooks Director
Writing Mel Brooks Screenstory
Art Dale Hennesy Production Design
Art Dale Hennesy Set Designer
Art Robert De Vestel Set Decoration
Editing Stanford C. Allen Assistant Editor
Crew Jay King Special Effects
Writing Mary Shelley Characters
Costume & Make-Up Dorothy Jeakins Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up William Tuttle Makeup Designer
Directing Michael Grillo Assistant Director
Editing William D. Gordean Assistant Editor
Sound Jonathan Tunick Orchestrator
Sound Dan Wallin Scoring Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Mary Keats Hairdresser
Crew Ken Strickfaden Thanks
Crew Roger Creed Stunt Coordinator
Lighting James Plannette Gaffer
Directing Ray Quiroz Script Supervisor
Art Hendrik Wynands Construction Coordinator
Camera Eric D. Andersen First Assistant Camera
Production Frank Baur Unit Production Manager
Directing Barry Stern Assistant Director
Crew Jack M. Marino Property Master
Sound Don Hall Sound Editor
Sound Gene S. Cantamessa Production Sound Mixer
Crew Gary L. King Special Effects
Visual Effects Matthew Yuricich Visual Effects
Crew Jesse Wayne Stunts
Camera Richard Tim Vanik Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up Ed Wynigear Wardrobe Master
Costume & Make-Up Phyllis Garr Wardrobe Master
Crew Henry Millar Jr. Special Effects
Crew Hal Millar Special Effects
Art Anthony Goldschmidt Title Designer
Art Anthony Goldschmidt Graphic Designer
Directing Marvin Miller Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Dick James Wardrobe Master
Costume & Make-Up Carolyn Ewart Wardrobe Master
Art Charles Sertin Assistant Property Master