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Typical Mel product, with lots of bawdy humor. Funny, vulgar, and narrated by the great Orson Welles, 'History of the World Part I' tells the progress of humankind as cave dweller, tap-dancing slave, and biblical hero. I am now left with a film I have wanted to see and can't play it. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 1, 2018. Reviewed in the United States on July 18, 2015. Funny, vulgar, and narrated by the great Orson Welles, 'History of the World Part I' tells the progress of humankind as cave dweller, tap-dancing slave, and biblical hero. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 14, 2019, A Mel Brooks classic film. ", "Everyone ends up in the same damned place. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. The truth, the whole truth, and everything, but the truth!". History of the World: Part I Mel Brooks Dom DeLuise Madeline Kahn (1981) Bawdy segments include the dawn of man, Moses (Mel Brooks), Nero (Dom DeLuise), an empress (Madeline Kahn), the Inquisition and the French Revolution. Free returns, plus no due dates or late fees. Extremely funny film but rather risqué in places. Its okay - just a time waster - but has its funny parts, Reviewed in the United States on April 30, 2019. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Looking to watch 'History of the World: Part I' in the comfort of your own home? Pick your movies, watch when you want, return, and repeat. There's a problem loading this menu right now. In this spoof of great moments in history from the dawn of humanity through the French Revolution, director Mel Brooks delivers a twisted history lesson through his signature satirical, madcap humor. Mel Brooks' History of the World -- Part I, Blazing Saddles (30th Anniversary Special Edition) by Warner Home Video, The Mel Brooks Collection (Blazing Saddles / Young Frankenstein / Silent Movie / Robin Hood: Men in Tights / To Be or Not to Be / History of the World, Part 1 / The Twelve Chairs / High Anxiety), The Architecture of Power: Great Palaces of the Ancient World, Destination Forks: The Real World Of Twilight [DVD], Eat Popcorn Watch Movies Ignore the World t-shirt - Movies T-Shirt, A Historian Goes to the Movies: Ancient Rome, NFL: History of the San Diego Chargers by NFL, Mystic Lands - 13 Spiritual Places of the World, Blazing Saddles: 40th Anniversary Edition. It's ok to go silly - you'll be quoting the lines for days. I will update this review afterwards. A Roman empress is named Nympho. Recently, my son has been making a list of, and watching, "classic" movies that everyone seems to enjoy. Reviewed in the United States on October 25, 2017. Not much of a cohesive moral to Brooks' pageant of puns and "blue" humor, except maybe that the so-called dignity of man doesn't amount to much. It's sort of like the "Laugh In" T.V. Want to watch for free? It tries to come up with some slap stick comedy but doen't quite hit the mark. Make your movie list and get Blu-rays and DVDs conveniently delivered to you with free shipping both ways. Moses is not so lucky, oy veh. R - Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. There is regular swearing, with one use of the f-word. In fact, The Inquisition Song, was incorperated during his introduction to the Hall of Fame, while he sat next to President Obama. King Louis fondles breasts and otherwise sexually harasses women, one of whom agrees to trade sex for clemency (but doesn't have to go through with it). He hasn't watched it yet, but I am planning to watch it with him today. 'History of the World: Part I' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on Google Play, YouTube, and FandangoNOW . The catchphrase repeated in the French Revolution segment has become something of a motto: It's Good to Be the King. Empress Nympho is probably one of my all-time favorite faux historical figures and so quoteable. I thought this one should be added to his "movies to see" list so I bought it for him for Christmas. XD Only She could have made that line work so beautifully. My Dad and I had a great time watching this and laughing too hard to eat popcorn! 'History of the World: Part I' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on YouTube, FandangoNOW, and Google Play . Ultimate 80's Blockbuster Movie DVD Collection: Fame / Risky Business / The Outside... National Geographic: Inside the Green Berets, Back to the Future 35th Anniversary Trilogy Giftset 4K UHD. Revealing costumes worn by buxom women. With Mel Brooks, Gregory Hines, Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 3, 2017. Directed by Mel Brooks. Here's the plot: "An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition." Fun fact Zac Brown (from the zac brown band... yes the Chicken Fried guy) designed a zombie shelter on his property, based on info he got from Max Brookes ( Mel Brookes son) book Zombie Survival Guide. Browse from thousands of movies and shows. Slapstick battling with swords and shields and crotch kicks. Parents need to know that sex-based humor and bathroom-level gags abound, about flatulence, urination, erections, and other body functions. 'Toy Story 4' Cast Includes Comedy Icons Betty White, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Carol Burnett, Gene Wilder, 'Willy Wonka' Star and Comedy Legend, Dies at 83. The best segment for me is the Roman Empire (look out for Josephus meeting Oedipus). If you're after something politically correct, go elsewhere. This is Mel Brooks at his best. Wine drinking and drunkenness. I'd forgotten how gleefully non-PC's Mel Brooks' movies are, and how hilarious. Reviewed in the United States on December 11, 2018. You will know what the phrase "Haming it up" means when you watch this lame flick. Recommended. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them. Start your free trial today. Mel Brooks's comic genius is unleashed in spades in this episodic spoof of history's seminal moments (narrated by Orson Welles), which begins with a brilliant send-up of the cinematic classic 2001: A Space Odyssey. Free delivery to your mailbox and free returns. When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa... Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to d... Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East German... A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is inva... A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of t... A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a roug... A treasure hunt. Please try again. It's as funny as you remember. Sex jokes about virgins, "gang bang" orgies, masturbation, verbal double-entendres about penises, homosexuality, and sodomy. ", "The Helen Reddy story and the song that inspired a revolution", as Moses/Comicus/Torquemada/Jacques/King Louis XVI, 'Shithouse' Interviews with Cooper Raiff & Jay Duplass. Stream & Watch Online Powered by JustWatch Anytime I have had a chance to, I have watched it again. If you can laugh at anything, you're in the right spot. Campy crude naughty silly fun for adults! Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Excellent price! I think it works because the film is broken down into different areas: the caveman area, the Roman empire, the Spanish Inquisition, the French revolution. Unlike the peasants (who stink on ice), this Mel Brooks classic is worth the revisit. Reviewed in the United States on September 14, 2019. Male bare-butt scene in a lineup of potential lovers for a queen. It’s a Melbrook’s movie! It was so funny and my friends and I really loved it. I will never forget watching this movie for the first time when I was in high school in the late 80s. What, so now you want to know what the movie’s about? Previous page of related Sponsored Products, Reviewed in the United States on December 26, 2016. Watched this originally at the cinema many years ago, so am looking forward to watching it once again. Talk of Preparation H. Marijuana plants, joint-rolling, and mellow "highs" are part of the Roman storyline. Bawdy segments include the dawn of man, Moses, Nero, the Inquisition and the French Revolution. Contains some adult material. Unable to add item to List. Jokey violence-slapstick includes a caveman killed by a spear and another grabbed in a dinosaur's jaws (neither very realistic). Jesus Christ shows up in one sketch, but actually gets treated more or less respectfully. This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives. What can I say? Watch and enjoy. Caesar's Palace casino in Las Vegas gets a couldn't-resist plug. The all-star-cast includes Gregory Hines, Madeleine Kahn, Dom DeLuise and Harvey Korman. If you like Mel Brooks you're in for a treat. When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the... "Ten million years in the making. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Some scenes make fun of nuns and Catholic iconography. Brooks goes on to lampoon the Stone Age, the Roman Empire, the Spanish Inquisition and ends with a clever takeoff on the French Revolution.

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