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Young Frankenstein (1974)

PG
106 min | Comedy

An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.
Director
Writers
Gene Wilder (screen story and screenplay) | Mel Brooks (screen story and screenplay) | Mary Shelley (based on characters in the novel "Frankenstein" by) (as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
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Budget
$ 2,800,000
Gross (USA)
$ 86,273,333
Gross (World)
$ 86,273,333
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Release date
Dec 15, 1974 (United States)

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53 cast members
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Gene Wilder
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein Dr. Frederick Frankenstein   See fewer
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Peter Boyle
The Monster The Monster   See fewer
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Madeline Kahn
Elizabeth Elizabeth   See fewer
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Cloris Leachman
Frau Blücher Frau Blücher   See fewer
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Kenneth Mars
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Richard Haydn
Herr Falkstein Herr Falkstein   See fewer
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Liam Dunn
Mr. Hilltop Mr. Hilltop   See fewer
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Danny Goldman
Medical Student Medical Student   See fewer
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Oscar Beregi Jr.
Sadistic Jailor (as Oscar Beregi) Sadistic Jailor (as Oscar Beregi)   See fewer
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Arthur Malet
Village Elder Village Elder   See fewer
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Richard Roth
Insp. Kemp's Aide Insp. Kemp's Aide   See fewer
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Monte Landis
Gravedigger Gravedigger   See fewer
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Rusty Blitz
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Anne Beesley
Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
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Gene Hackman
Blindman Blindman   See fewer
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John Madison
Villager Villager   See fewer
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John Dennis
Orderly in Frankenstein's Class Orderly in Frankenstein's Class   See fewer
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Rick Norman
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Rolfe Sedan
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Terence Pushman
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Randolph Dobbs
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Norbert Schiller
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Pat O'Hara
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Michael Fox
Helga's Father Helga's Father   See fewer
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Lidia Kristen
Helga's Mother Helga's Mother   See fewer
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Ian Abercrombie
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Alex Ball
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Benjie Bancroft
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Mel Brooks
Werewolf / Cat Hit by Dart / Victor Frankenstein (voice) (uncredited) Werewolf / Cat Hit by Dart / Victor Frankenstein (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Cole
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Lou Cutell
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Peter Paul Eastman
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Peter Halton
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Bob Harks
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Lars Hensen
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Kathryn Janssen
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Michael Jeffers
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Dale Johnson
Constable (uncredited) Constable (uncredited)   See fewer
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Berry Kroeger
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Ethelreda Leopold
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John Marlin
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Jeff Maxwell
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Monty O'Grady
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Leoda Richards
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Clark Ross
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Maida Severn
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Norman Stevans
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Arthur Tovey
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Clement von Franckenstein
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8 / 10 | 130,505 votes