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Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)

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A spoof of Robin Hood in general and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) in particular.

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The standard story of Robin Hood: Evil Prince John is oppressing the people while good King Richard is away on the Crusades. Robin steals from the tax collectors, wins an archery contest, defeats the Sheriff, and rescues Maid Marian. In this version, however, Mel Brooks adds his own personal touch, parodying traditional adventure films, romance films, and the whole idea of men running around the woods in tights. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The legend had it coming... Find out where Robin Hood put his Little John, what made Will Scarlet, and what did Friar Tuck into his tights that Maid Marion all of a quiver?


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Rated PG-13 for off-color humor | See all certifications »

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28 July 1993 (USA)  »

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Robbin' the Hood  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$35,699,287 (USA)
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Trivia

The shot of the guards falling down in a row took weeks to prepare. See more »

Goofs

When Blinkin runs into a tree, thinking he can see, the tree moves, revealing it to be a prop. See more »

Quotes

[Rottingham slices off Robin's necklace, sending his key flying. The key falls into the lock of Marian's chastity belt]
Robin Hood: It is the key to the greatest treasure in all the land!
Maid Marian: This means you've always been my one true love because it's just the right size!
Sheriff of Rottingham: It's not the size that counts... It's how you use it!
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the closing credits the Loxley castles can be seen, that is zoomed out until the complete British islands can be seen. Then it fades out into the black. See more »

Connections

References The Lawrence Welk Show (1955) See more »

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Words by Mel Brooks
Music by Hummie Mann
Maid Marian's singing voice performed by Deborah James Chang
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Bloody Brilliant
20 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Cary Elwes have to say puts on a better performance then Costner did in RHPOT but anyhow.

Have to say this film it just makes me laugh so much mainly because the actors seem really into what their doing and you just sit there and thinking 'what the hell are they on' but in a very very very very good way.The random outbursts of songs were brilliant and well and the musical score used I really really liked.Great casting and as said before everyone seemed so into their roles

10/10 from me defiantly

'Because unlike some other Robin Hoods.I can speak with an English accent'


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