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From the director of Animal House and the creators of Airplane and The Naked Gun comes the original madcap, most out-of-control spoof of all time. The one that started it all!! The Kentucky Fried Movie!
Featuring a cast of more than a few but less than a lot, this insane collection of comedy skits includes such now famous sketches as the Kung-Fu parody, "A Fistful of Yen", and the legendary "Catholic School Girls in Trouble." Enjoy the future of moviegoing with the "Feel-A-Round" theater experience. See notable and highly respected actor Donald Sutherland as the clumsiest waiter in motion picutre history. Watch such characters as Cleopatra Schwartz and Big Jim Slade tickle your funny bone until it has to be removed surgically!
Directed by John Landis and written by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, and Jerry Zucker, and featuring appearances by ex-James Bond George Lazenby and The Incredible Hulk star Bill Bixby, The Kentucky Fried Movie is the cult classic you've been waiting for! It's a virtual guarantee (not an actual guarantee) that you will not find another film iwth as many side- splitting moments of pure unadulterated hilarity as The Kentucky Fried Movie.
Twenty years before the Farrelly Brothers turned raunch into acceptable film comedy, the team of David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker exploited it first. The college threesome made it big with Airplane! in 1980, but this 1977 cinematic version of their live theater show is ground zero for their talents. Like The Groove Tube, Kentucky Fried Movie is a mishmash of sketches, fake commercials, and parodies with no central theme--except their crudeness and laugh-out-loud humor. Highlights include a commercial for "Scot Free," a board game based on the Kennedy assassination conspiracy, "The Wonderful World of Sex," in which a couple goes through foreplay with a self- help narrator instructing them step by step, and a 20-minute spoof of Bruce Lee films entitled "A Fistful of Yen." Brazen to a fault, the movie will reach for any punch line, no matter how crude (and those who flocked to the film's initial release looking for R-rated sex will remember the final sketch and the infamous trailer for "Catholic High School Girls in Trouble.") Directed by then-unknown John Landis on a shoestring budget, the film has aged. But crassness, when it's this funny, is forever. --Doug ThomasSee all Editorial Reviews
seminal Zucker brothers effort. Stands by itself as a gut-bustingly clever, irreverent comedy; fans of later Zucker triumphs will recognize embryonic gags, lines, plots and other... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Arnel B.
About 20 years ago, I watched Kentucky Fried Movie and thought it was hilarious. The quick moving, for the time, format jumped from parody to parody. Read morePublished 1 day ago by G. Ward
Wow - really bad. Saw it as a teenager about 35 years ago, and is definitely not as great as I remembered it to be.Published 13 days ago by Terrence Will
The warm up for Airplane! Sketch comedy that bawdy and not PC ( translation-FUNNY)Published 13 days ago by Amazon Customer
I have loved this movie for a long time. Watched it as a kid and it was hilarious, this is the first spoof movie it made fun of everything at the time of the movie just like all of... Read morePublished 21 days ago by Tony