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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' in particular.

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Basicly the ever so horrible Prince John decides its a bright idea to take over the the kingdom of Nottingham. He takes over while King Richard and Robin are at the crusades in another ... See full summary »

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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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£1,804,130 (UK) (14 January 1994)
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Trivia

There is a rumor that the idea for this film came when a studio executive turned to his son and jokingly demanded "Give me an idea for a sure-fire hit, or else!" The boy replied "That's easy. Do a parody of Robin Hood." See more »

Goofs

When Robin Hood swims from Jerusalem to England, the map has Turkey labeled as "Ottoman Empire" which was not founded until 1299 AD, about 100 years after the movie setting. See more »

Quotes

Maid Marian: Oh Broomhilde, look! A happy little bluebird! Hello!
[the bird lands on her finger]
Maid Marian: This means I must make a wish. I wish against wish, I hope against hope, that the heavens bring me a kind and wonderful gentleman who possesses the key to my...
[looks at her chastity belt, then looks at Broomhilde]
Maid Marian: heart.
[bird flies away]
Maid Marian: Goodbye, my little friend.
Broomhilde: Ooh, that happy little bluebird has left a happy little do-do on your hand!
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The opening credits appear after shooting fire arrows. At the end of the credits the arrows are flying into village houses and set the on fire. See more »

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References Flipper (1964) See more »

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The Night Is Young And You're So Beautiful
Words by Billy Rose and Irving Kahal
Music by Dana Suesse
Courtesy of Pic Corporation, Chappell Music Co., Inc. and Words And Music, Inc.
Performed by Arthur Rubin and the Merry Men Singers:
Steve Lively, Randy Crenshaw, Kerry Katz, Geoff Koch, Rick Logan
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Excellently funny!
3 August 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a funny film and I like it a lot. Cary Elwes plays Robin Hood to a tee. This is, of course, the usual good vs evil with Robin against the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. The humor is sort of in your face stuff for the most part, but still works well. A comedy for a night when you don't want to have to think much, it's well worth a rent!


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