Young Frankenstein

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A young neurosurgeon (Gene Wilder) inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback called Igor, a pretty lab assistant named Inga and the old housekeeper, Frau Blucher. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his grandfather was delusional, but when he discovers the book where the mad doctor described his reanimation experiment, he suddenly changes his mind...

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget $2,800,000.00

Revenue $86,273,333.00

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Release Information

  • December 15, 1974
    PG, Theatrical



Cast 34

  1. Gene Wilder

    Gene Wilder
    Dr. Frederick Frankenstein

  2. Marty Feldman
  3. Teri Garr

    Teri Garr

  4. Madeline Kahn

    Madeline Kahn

  5. Cloris Leachman

    Cloris Leachman
    Frau Bl├╝cher

  6. Peter Boyle

    Peter Boyle
    The Monster

  7. Kenneth Mars

    Kenneth Mars
    Insp. Hans Wilhelm Friedrich Kamp

  8. Richard Haydn

    Richard Haydn
    Gerhard Falkstein

  9. LD

    Liam Dunn
    Mr. Hilltop

  10. DG

    Danny Goldman
    Medical Student

  11. OB

    Oscar Beregi Jr.
    Sadistic Jailor (as Oscar Beregi)

  12. Arthur Malet

    Arthur Malet
    Village Elder

  13. AB

    Anne Beesley
    Little Girl

  14. ML

    Monte Landis

  15. RB

    Rusty Blitz

  16. JM

    John Madison

  17. JD

    John Dennis
    Orderly in Frankenstein's Class

  18. Gene Hackman

    Gene Hackman

  19. Berry Kroeger

    Berry Kroeger
    First Village Elder (uncredited)

  20. JM

    Jeff Maxwell
    Medical Student (uncredited)

  21. Clement von Franckenstein
  22. Ian Abercrombie

    Ian Abercrombie
    Second Villager (uncredited)

  23. Mel Brooks

    Mel Brooks
    Werewolf / Cat Hit by Dart / Victor Frankenstein (voice) (uncredited)

  24. LC

    Lou Cutell
    Frightened Villager (uncredited)

  25. Michael Fox

    Michael Fox
    Helga's Father (uncredited)

  26. LH

    Lars Hensen
    Theatre Goer (uncredited)

  27. Leoda Richards

    Leoda Richards
    Theatre Goer (uncredited)

  28. LK

    Lidia Kristen
    Helga's Mother (uncredited)

  29. JM

    Johnny Marlin
    Spectator (uncredited)

  30. PO

    Pat O'Hara
    Villager (uncredited)

  31. NS

    Norbert Schiller
    Emcee at Frankenstein's Show (uncredited)

  32. RS

    Rolfe Sedan
    Train Conductor (uncredited)

  33. MS

    Maida Severn
    Train Passenger (uncredited)

  34. AT

    Arthur Tovey
    Member of Angry Mob (uncredited)

Crew 43


  1. RD

    Robert De Vestel
    Set Decoration

  2. DH

    Dale Hennesy
    Set Designer

  3. DH

    Dale Hennesy
    Production Design

  4. HW

    Hendrik Wynands
    Construction Coordinator


  1. GH

    Gerald Hirschfeld
    Director of Photography

  2. RT

    Richard Tim Vanik
    Camera Operator

  3. ED

    Eric D. Andersen
    First Assistant Camera

Costume & Make-Up

  1. DJ

    Dorothy Jeakins
    Costume Design

  2. EB

    Edwin Butterworth
    Makeup Artist

  3. WT

    William Tuttle
    Makeup Artist

  4. MK

    Mary Keats

  5. EW

    Ed Wynigear
    Costume Design


  1. JM

    Jack M. Marino
    Property Master

  2. ET

    Edward T. McAvoy
    Scenic Artist

  3. GL

    Gary L. King
    Special Effects

  4. JK

    Jay King
    Special Effects

  5. RC

    Roger Creed
    Stunt Coordinator

  6. JW

    Jesse Wayne

  7. KS


  1. Mel Brooks

    Mel Brooks

  2. BS

    Barry Stern
    Assistant Director

  3. MG

    Michael Grillo
    Assistant Director

  4. RQ

    Ray Quiroz
    Script Supervisor


  1. JC
  2. SC

    Stanford C. Allen
    Assistant Editor

  3. WD

    William D. Gordean
    Assistant Editor


  1. JP


  1. MG
  2. JF

    Jane Feinberg

  3. MF

    Mike Fenton

  4. FB

    Frank Baur
    Unit Production Manager


  1. JM
  2. Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert
    Original Music Composer

  3. RP

    Richard Portman
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

  4. DH

    Don Hall
    Sound Editor

  5. GS

    Gene S. Cantamessa
    Sound mixer

  6. JM

    John Morris

  7. JT

    Jonathan Tunick

  8. DW

    Dan Wallin
    Scoring Mixer

Visual Effects

  1. MY

    Matthew Yuricich
    Visual Effects


  1. MS
  2. Gene Wilder

    Gene Wilder

  3. Mel Brooks

    Mel Brooks

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