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Wilder plays Doctor Frankenstein (that’s Fronkensteen) a young neurosurgeon who lectures at an American medical school. He inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein and despite thinking that his grandfather was a sick man and his work was “doo-doo” he decides to go. Leaving his fiancee Elizabeth behind, he travels by train to the castle in Transylvania where he is meets a funny hunchback named Igor, a pretty assistant named Inga, and Frau Bl├╝cher, an old housekeeper. When one night he discovers the book where the mad doctor describes his reanimation experiment, he changes his mind and tries it out himself. Frederick and Igor steal a body but unfortunately, when Igor is told to get a brain he takes an abnormal one, and the creature becomes an out of control monster, wreaking havoc on the town and its people.
One of Mel Brook’s greatest comedies; Gene Wilder is amazing, Marty Feldman is hilarious and Peter Boyle is perfect as the Frankenstein monster. Starring Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Cloris Leachman, Teri Garr, Kenneth Mars, Gene Hackman 10/10

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The evil Skeletor and his army have taken over Castle Greyskull on the planet Eternia. He holds The Sorceress prisoner until He-Man the mighty warrior agrees to kneel before him. He-Man meets up with Duncan the Man at Arms, his daughter Teela, and a dwarf inventor named Gwildor and while trying to take back The Sorceress they accidentally finds themselves on Earth by The Cosmic Key, a device that Gwildor invented that can open portals to anywhere in the galaxy. While on Earth they meet musician Kevin and his girlfriend Julie, and along with their help they attempt to save The Sorceress and Castle Grayskull from being ruled by Skeletor.
With a memorable score and great action, this eighties film is terrific fun.
Starring Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Meg Foster, Billy Barty, Courteney Cox, Robert Duncan McNeill, Jon Cypher, James Tolkan, Christina Pickles 7/10

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