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R| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
In this satirical take on Westerns, crafty railroad worker Bart (Cleavon Little) 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 (Gene Wilder) are the only defense against a wave of thugs sent to rid the town of its population.

Cast: Cleavon Little , Gene Wilder , Madeline Kahn , Slim Pickens , David Huddleston , Liam Dunn , Alex Karras , John Hillerman

Director: Mel Brooks

Genres: Comedy, Western

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Blazing Saddles (1974)

Release Date: April 9th, 1992|1 hr. 33 min.

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  • July 05, 2008 Ricky
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    Great old style movie. Those who are cowboys at heart should enjoy this much, even through the racial humour. But, hey. What's a movie without off-color jokes?

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