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Young Frankenstein

15th December 1974
1h 46m
Mel Brooks
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Young Frankenstein is a 1974 Comedy Experiments Gone Awry film released on 15th December; Mel Brooks directed the film which stars Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, and Gene Hackman. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $83,473,333 on its budget.

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A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his grandfather was delusional, but when he discovers the book where the mad doctor described his reanimation experiment, he suddenly changes his mind.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 11:15pm.

Cast (38)

Gene Wilder's profile Gene Wilder
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Gene Hackman's profile Gene Hackman
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Madeline Kahn's profile Madeline Kahn Elizabeth Lavenza
Age at Filming ≈ 31
Cloris Leachman's profile Cloris Leachman
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Arthur Tovey's profile Arthur Tovey
Age at Filming ≈ 69
Teri Garr's profile Teri Garr
Age at Filming ≈ 29
Leoda Richards
Age at Filming ≈ 66
Kenneth Mars
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Ian Abercrombie's profile Ian Abercrombie
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Mel Brooks's profile Mel Brooks
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Clement von Franckenstein's profile Clement von Franckenstein
Age at Filming ≈ 29
Berry Kroeger
Age at Filming ≈ 61
Richard Haydn
Age at Filming ≈ 68
Arthur Malet's profile Arthur Malet
Age at Filming ≈ 46
Michael Fox's profile Michael Fox
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Lars Hensen
Age at Filming ≈ 51
Oscar Beregi Jr.
Age at Filming ≈ 55
Lou Cutell's profile Lou Cutell
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Liam Dunn
Age at Filming ≈ 57
Norbert Schiller's profile Norbert Schiller
Age at Filming ≈ 74
Danny Goldman's profile Danny Goldman
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Monte Landis's profile Monte Landis
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Rolfe Sedan
Age at Filming ≈ 77
Marty Feldman Igor
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Pat O'Hara
Age at Filming ≈ 69
Jeff Maxwell's profile Jeff Maxwell
Age at Filming ≈ 26

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Updated: 22nd Jan 2024, 8:24pm


Production Companies

Crossbow Productions Gruskoff/Venture Films Jouer Limited

Young Frankenstein Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

8% 20-29
16% 30-39
18% 40-49
11% 50-59
13% 60-69
5% 70-79
29% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

21% Female
79% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

Young Frankenstein FAQ

When was Young Frankenstein released?

Young Frankenstein was released on Sunday December 15th, 1974.

Who plays the lead role(s) in Young Frankenstein?

The lead role is played by Gene Wilder.

How much did Young Frankenstein cost to make?

The budget was $2,800,000.

How much money did Young Frankenstein make?

The worldwide revenue was $86,273,333.

Is Young Frankenstein on Netflix?

No, Young Frankenstein is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Young Frankenstein on Amazon Prime?

No, Young Frankenstein is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Young Frankenstein on Disney Plus?

No, Young Frankenstein is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States