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Blazing Saddles

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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Comedy, Western
Director: Mel Brooks

In this satirical take on Westerns, crafty railroad worker Bart becomes the first black sheriff of Rock Ridge, a frontier town about to be destroyed in order to make way for a new railroad. Initially, the people of Rock Ridge harbor a racial bias toward their new leader. However, they warm to him after realizing that Bart and his perpetually drunk gunfighter friend are the only defense against a wave of thugs sent to rid the town of its population.

Cast :

  • Cleavon Little
  • Bart
  • Gene Wilder
  • Jim: The Waco Kid
  • Madeline Kahn
  • Lili Von Shtupp
  • Slim Pickens
  • Taggart
  • David Huddleston
  • Olson Johnson
  • Liam Dunn
  • Reverend Johnson
  • Alex Karras
  • Mongo
  • John Hillerman
  • Howard Johnson
  • George Furth
  • Van Johnson
  • Mel Brooks
  • Governor William J. Le Petomane/ Indian Chief/ Cycle Hood
  • Harvey Korman
  • Hedley Lamarr, Attorney General/Assistant to the Governor/State Procurer
  • Dom DeLuise
  • Buddy Bizarre
  • Richard Collier
  • Dr. Sam Van Johnson
  • Count Basie
  • Himself
Producers :
Michael Hertzberg
Writers :
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All Upcoming Times for Blazing Saddles

  • Sat 6/23
  • 11:15AM-1:15PM
  • IFC
    • CC