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Rated
PG
Runtime 94 min
Ratings
72% critics Rotten Tomatoes
68% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 12+ Common Sense Media
Genre Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Release 12/25/77
Actors Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman
Directors Mel Brooks
Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, "high anxiety," in order to clear his name. An homage to the films of Alfred Hitchcock; contains many parodies of famous Hitchcock scenes from THE BIRDS, PSYCHO, and VERTIGO.
Genre Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Release 12/25/77
Actors Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman
Directors Mel Brooks
Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, "high anxiety," in order to clear his name. An homage to the films of Alfred Hitchcock; contains many parodies of famous Hitchcock scenes from THE BIRDS, PSYCHO, and VERTIGO.