Blazing Saddles

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Blazing Saddles (1974)

R 93 min - Comedy, Western - 7 February 1974
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A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.

Director:  Mel Brooks

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Storyline

A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.


Collections: Mel Brooks

Tagline: Never give a saga an even break!

Genres: Comedy, Western

Details

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Language:  English, German,
Release Date:  7 February 1974

Box Office

Budget:  $2,600,000
Revenue:  $119,500,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Crossbow Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 33 min