Dick Steele, Agent WD-40 is assigned by his Director, to stop the evil General Rancor from destroying the world. WD-40 believed Rancor was dead and he teams up with the hot K.G.B. Agent Veronique Ukrinsky to find Rancor and save the world.
Another spoof from the mind of Mel Brooks. This time he's out to poke fun at the Dracula myth. Basically, he took "Bram Stoker's Dracula," gave it a new cast and a new script and made a big joke out of it. The usual, rich English are attacked by Dracula and Dr. Van Helsing is brought in to save the day.Written by
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Mel Brooks is a close friend of Italian TV star Ezio Greggio, whose movies he inspired. Brooks is often a guest in Greggio's shows, and Brooks offered Greggio a small part in this film, due to this friendship. See more »
When Dracula flies down from Renfield's cell window, the black cable on the stuntman's back is visible. See more »
[after Dr.Steward catches Jonathan with his hands on Mina's behind]
Without any reason, he put his hands on me!
But she told me to touch it!
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After the end credits have rolled, you can hear Dracula get the very last "last" word in -- "Chervania!". See more »
Mel Brooks's scattergun approach to comedy has a number of misses. Spaceballs was OK at parodying its genre. This film is far more sophisticated and well played.
The successful jokes are on the culture of Victorain times with references to an engaged couple who after 10 years have suddenly held hands being condemned as immoral, prostitutes, lechers and the like.
Into these cultural and successful observations Brook's introduces Leslie Nielson doing a great impression of Bela Lugosi's Dracula with the difference that his powers are incompetent.
Seeing the Lugosi movie will give you the basis to appreciate the sophistication of this film.
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