History Of The World, Part 1

  • 1981
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy

Mel Brooks usually relies on several writers to help him create his oddball comedies. He worked alone this time, and the film suffers for it. Despite cameos by many superior comic actors and well-known celebrities, this episodic would-be laughfest comes up wanting as many of Brooks' elaborate gags fall flat. Divided into five major sections--"The Dawn of...read more

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  • Released: 1981
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Mel Brooks usually relies on several writers to help him create his oddball comedies. He worked alone this time, and the film suffers for it. Despite cameos by many superior comic actors and well-known celebrities, this episodic would-be laughfest comes up… (more)

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