Blazing Saddles Poster

Release Date: April 9th, 1992

DVD Release Date: June 25th, 1997

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: Western, Comedy

Production Co: Warner Brothers, Crossbow Productions

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

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