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Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)

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Two reporters travel to a strange castle in Transylvania to investigate the apparent reappearance of Frankenstein, and encounter such kooky creatures as the sensitive Wolfman, the horny ... See full summary »

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Two reporters travel to a strange castle in Transylvania to investigate the apparent reappearance of Frankenstein, and encounter such kooky creatures as the sensitive Wolfman, the horny Vampiress Odette, as well as a whole cast of other weirdos. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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WANTED: Two thrill-seeking reporters, brains optional, looking to dig up the story of the century. For information call...

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8 November 1985 (USA)  »

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Reise nach Transilvanien  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Leonard Maltin, reviewing this film for Entertainment Tonight (1981), gave it one of his shortest reviews ever: "Transylvania 6-5000 stunk. I'm Leonard Maltin, Entertainment Tonight." See more »

Goofs

When Ed Begley's character Gil Turner is lost in the swamp and climbs down the tree, he crawls over a body. The person playing the body tried not to blink, but it's obvious that he does. See more »

Quotes

Odette: [Pulling Ed to her chest] Tell me that you want me too!
Gil Turner: [Muffled] I want you too!
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Spoofs Frankenstein (1931) See more »

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Theme from 'New York, New York'
by John Kander and Fred Ebb
Used by permission of CBS Unart Catalog Inc.
All rights reserved
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One of the funniest movies ever.
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This movie just cracks me up! It's the first time I saw Michael Richards (Kramer on Seinfeld)--he plays one of the goofiest characters. You have to watch this movie with the idea that it is a goofy movie. If you go into it thinking it's serious, you are sadly mistaken and will miss out on a lot of good humor!!!

The team of Ed Begley, Jr and Jeff Goldlum as the two main characters was a great match. They contrast and complement each other well. With Jeff's sarcasm and Ed's seriousness you are bound to laugh at something one of these two guys say. Other characters that make this movie hilarious are Jeffery Jones as Mayor Lepescu and the hilarious "lower than low" couple, Lupi and Radu, played by Carol Kane and John Byner. Check it out. If you enjoy slapstick comedy, "meditating", and "Dracula", then you will get a kick out of this movie.


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