Great spoofs

Before 2000, when "Scary Movie" raped and killed the spoof genre, there were actually a lot of brilliant and clever spoofs. Here is a list of ten great spoof flicks that I would definitely recommend to any person with just shred of a sense of humor.
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1.
Spaceballs (1987)
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Planet Spaceballs' President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them. (96 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ A masterful parody on the sci-fi genre, this one takes its starting point in the Star Wars franchise, but is full of references to a load of other sci-fi classics. ” - Gibsonized
 
2.
Young Frankenstein (1974)
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An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. (106 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ Any fan of the old Universal horror films is bound to love this spoof which carefully observes the conventions of the genre and masterfully parodies it. ” - Gibsonized
 
3.
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
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Incompetent cop Frank Drebin has to foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II. (85 mins.)
Director: David Zucker
“ A classic spoof on the detective genre with one great gag after another. ” - Gibsonized
 
4.
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
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Lieutenant Drebin discovers that his ex-girlfriend's new beau is involved in a plot to kidnap a scientist who advocates solar energy. (85 mins.)
Director: David Zucker
“ Continues the madness from the prequel (and, of course, the TV-series that came before). ” - Gibsonized
 
5.
Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
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"Rambo" parody in which Topper Harley leads a rescue team into Iraq to save Iraqi war prisoners and all of their previous rescue teams. (86 mins.)
Director: Jim Abrahams
“ Better than the prequel, and allegedly one of the most violent films in cinematic history, this parody spoofs the one-man-death-machine action movie genre. ” - Gibsonized
 
6.
Airplane! (1980)
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A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick. (88 mins.)
“ Great gags from beginning to end, this is so much mroe worth watching than the airplane disaster movies that it spoofs. ” - Gibsonized
 
7.
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
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A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living. (99 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ Not only one of the best British spoof films, "Shaun of the Dead" is also one of the best zombie films of all time, as it faithfully observes the conventions of the genre while still parodying it. ” - Gibsonized
 
8.
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/11 X  
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour. (82 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ A spoof? Yes, I would say so. In any case, this is a great parody of the rockumentary genre - "Some Kind of Monster" doesn't hold a candle to this. ” - Gibsonized
 
9.
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
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A spoof of Robin Hood in general and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves in particular. (104 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ Funny and full of gags from beginning to end, "Robin Hood: Men in tights" respectfully spoofs the Robin Hood movies. ” - Gibsonized
 
10.
Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
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Mel Brooks' parody of the classic vampire story and its famous film adaptations. (88 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ While Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula flick sucks and basically destroyed the vampire movie genre, this "Dracula: Dead and Loving It" is the last real vampire movie. ” - Gibsonized
 
11.
Blazing Saddles (1974)
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To ruin a western town, a corrupt political boss appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary. (93 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ The story of a black sheriff, "Blazing Saddles" is politically incorrect in a very sophisticated way. ” - Gibsonized
 
12.
Silent Movie (1976)
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A film director and his strange friends struggle to produce the first major silent feature film in forty years. (87 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ A modern flick that embraces the aesthetics of the silent movie and infuses it with 70s humor. ” - Gibsonized
 
13.
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
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Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards. (83 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
“ Not up to scratch compared to the two first one, this installment of the Naked Gun trilogy is still very funny. ” - Gibsonized
 
14.
Johnny English (2003)
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After a sudden attack on the MI5, Johnny English, Britain's most confident yet unintelligent spy, becomes Britain's only spy. (88 mins.)
Director: Peter Howitt
“ While perhaps not as well known as the Austin Powers trilogy, "Johnny English" is a better spoof on the secret agent genre - perhaps because of Rowan Atkinson's dry performance. ” - Gibsonized
 
15.
Galaxy Quest (1999)
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The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. (102 mins.)
Director: Dean Parisot
“ Not quite "Spaceballs", "Galaxy Quest" is still a true sci-fi film, embracing the conventions of the space opera genre and poking fun at them at the same time. ” - Gibsonized
 
16.
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)
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A rough-around-the-edges martial arts master seeks revenge for his parent's death. (81 mins.)
Director: Steve Oedekerk
“ Maybe not a spoof in the traditional sense, "Kung Pow: Enter the Fist" still respectfully pokes fun at the kung fu genre flick. ” - Gibsonized
 
17.
The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Series of short, highly irreverent, and quite often tasteless skits. (83 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ More like a sketch show, "Kentucky Fried Movie" is a tour de force of the elements that characterized the great spoofs of the 70s, 80s and 90s before "Scary Movie" destroyed it all. ” - Gibsonized
 
18.
Mars Attacks! (1996)
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Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor. (106 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Another atypical spoof, "Mars Attacks" is a modern and humoristic take on the alien invasion genre. ” - Gibsonized
 
19.
Fatal Instinct (1993)
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A spoof of the late 80s and early 90s suspense thrillers and murder mysteries, including Basic Instinct... (91 mins.)
Director: Carl Reiner
“ An average 90s spoof full of laugh-worthy gags. ” - Gibsonized
 
20.
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
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An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal... (84 mins.)
Director: Gene Quintano
“ As if the Lethal Weapon series weren't silly enough, this spoof efficiently pokes fun at it. ” - Gibsonized
 
21.
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
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Dr. Evil is back...and has invented a new time machine that allows him to go back to the 60's and steal Austin Powers's mojo, inadvertently leaving him "shagless". (95 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
“ Far out, groovy take on the secret agent genre, the Austin Powers series deserves the credit it gets. ” - Gibsonized
 
22.
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
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Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember - who is working with Dr. Evil. (94 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
“ Far out, groovy take on the secret agent genre, the Austin Powers series deserves the credit it gets. This one is perhaps a bit too bizarre and absurd. ” - Gibsonized
 
23.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A 1960s hipster secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place. (94 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
“ Far out, groovy take on the secret agent genre, the Austin Powers series deserves the credit it gets. This one is not quite as funny or far out as the sequels. ” - Gibsonized
 
24.
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
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Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them. (83 mins.)
Director: David Zucker
“ While the first "Scary Movie" sucked, this one is not too bad. ” - Gibsonized
 
25.
Superhero Movie (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Orphaned high school student Rick Riker is bitten by a radioactive dragonfly, develops super powers (except for the ability to fly), and becomes a hero. (75 mins.)
Director: Craig Mazin
“ For a post-2000 spoof flick, this one has a lot of redeeming moments. Still, there is a long way from this one to the great classics of the 70s-90s. ” - Gibsonized
 
26.
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
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In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, Cindy has to investigate mysterious crop circles and video tapes, and help the President in preventing an alien invasion. (84 mins.)
Director: David Zucker
“ While the first "Scary Movie" sucked, this one is not too bad - but it is far from a spoof masterpiece ” - Gibsonized