The grandson of the infamous Dr. Frankenstein reluctantly decides to follow in his footsteps in this funny and affectionate parody of horror films. One of Brooks' best!
A young neurosurgeon (Gene Wilder) inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback called Igor, a pretty lab assistant named Inga and the old housekeeper, frau Blucher -iiiiihhh!-. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his grandfather is only crap, but when he discovers the book where the mad doctor described his reanimation experiment, he suddenly changes his mind...
A blind man's (Gene Hackman) prayer for companionship comes true when the monster knocks on his door.
Dr. Frankenstein says a heart-felt, hands-off goodbye to Elizabeth.
Dr. Frankenstein remarks on the size of the castle's door knockers.
Frau Blucher offers Dr. Frankenstein a little something before bed.
Little Helga rides the teeter totter with the monster.
Dr. Frankenstein hears Igor make a yummy sound, but it's something else entirely.
Frau Blucher attempts to free the monster against the wishes of Dr. Frankenstein.
The town inspector has some important things to say, but nobody understands him.