6 Hilarious Classics by Mel Brooks

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A former stand-up comic and writer on variety shows, Mel Brooks reached legendary status as an award-winning writer, actor, and director with hilariously irreverent spoofs on a number of classic Hollywood genres. Whether parodying Westerns, horror films, or history itself, Brooks brought a vulgar sense of humor to movies that turned off some, but nonetheless have become comedy classics. One of a few people to win an Emmy, an Oscar, a Tony, and a Grammy, Brooks undoubtedly left his distinct mark on entertainment. Here are six of the best Mel Brooks movies.

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6 Hilarious Classics by Mel Brooks


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