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High Anxiety Reviews

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
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.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Joly Herman
Common Sense Media
December 19, 2010
Very very funny Hitchcock spoof with some adult humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Christian Toto
What Would Toto Watch?
May 19, 2010
Brooks spoofs the master, Alfred Hithcock, and make a minor comedy classic of his own with High Anxiety
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Robert Levin
Critic's Notebook
May 2, 2009
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
March 23, 2009
One of Brooks lesser comedies from the 1970s, but it beats hands-down any of his later work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com
April 11, 2006
Mel Brooks reached his comedy peak with this riotous spoof of Alfred Hitchcock thrillers.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
September 26, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World
September 2, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
August 26, 2005
ridiculous and hilarious
| Original Score: 3/5
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
June 14, 2005
Brooks at his most brilliant!
| Original Score: 5/5
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
July 1, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com
January 20, 2004
its endless parade of campy Hitchcock gags makes us feel smart
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 12, 2004
Some sketches are indeed very very funny and some sketches just stink stink.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
June 23, 2003
Uneven Brooks satire of Hitchcock. Some of it works.
| Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
April 21, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Rebecca Murray
About.com
February 21, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (cleveland.com)
February 13, 2003
Inconsistent but still funny Brooks silliness.
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
August 10, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 29, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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