“Hilarious” – The New York Times.
Mel Brooks’ monstrously crazy tribute to Mary Shelley’s classic pokes hilarious fun at just about every Frankenstein movie ever made. Summoned by a will to his late grandfather’s castle in Transylvania, young Dr. Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) soon discovers the scientist’s step-by-step manual explaining how to bring a corpse to life.
Assisted by the hunchbacked Igor (Marty Feldman), and the curvaceous Inga (Teri Garr), he creates a monster (Peter Boyle) who only wants to be loved. Cloris Leachman, Madeline Kahn, Kenneth Mars, and Gene Hackman co-star in this inspired vision of lunacy.