High Anxiety Reviews

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August 1, 2019
More than an homage to Alfred Hitchcock, High Anxiety is a copycat. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 12, 2012
[VIDEO ESSAY] Mel Brooks's flair for comic riffing against a stylized background of plot devices draws on a long tradition of spoof movies that date back to the first days of sound cinema.
December 19, 2010
Very very funny Hitchcock spoof with some adult humor.
June 11, 2010
Most of this stuff isn't particularly funny however, and even though I watched High Anxiety for the first time in 2010, I'm not sure it would have been very funny back in 1977 either.
May 19, 2010
Brooks spoofs the master, Alfred Hithcock, and make a minor comedy classic of his own with High Anxiety
May 2, 2009
March 23, 2009
One of Brooks lesser comedies from the 1970s, but it beats hands-down any of his later work.
April 16, 2006
The cinematic equivalent of an Elvis impersonator
April 11, 2006
Mel Brooks reached his comedy peak with this riotous spoof of Alfred Hitchcock thrillers.
September 26, 2005
September 2, 2005
August 26, 2005
ridiculous and hilarious
June 14, 2005
Brooks at his most brilliant!
June 14, 2005
October 23, 2004
One of the problems with Mel Brooks's High Anxiety is that it picks a tricky target: It's a spoof of the work of Alfred Hitchcock, but Hitchcock's films are often funny themselves.
July 1, 2004
March 17, 2004
January 20, 2004
its endless parade of campy Hitchcock gags makes us feel smart
January 12, 2004
Some sketches are indeed very very funny and some sketches just stink stink.
August 22, 2003
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