Robin Hood: Men in Tights PG-13

The legend had it coming...
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  • Rated: PG-13
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 44 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: September 5, 2006
  • Originally Released: 1993
  • Label: 20Th Century Fox
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • NTSC
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • (unspecified) - English

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Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"We're men--we're men in tights
We roam around the forest looking for fights
We're men--we're men in tights
We rob from the rich and give to the poor, that's right!"
  - Merry Men Singers (Steve Lively, Randy Crenshaw, Kerry Katz, Geoff Koch, Rick Logan)
"Unlike some other Robin Hoods, I can speak with an English accent!"
  - Robin Hood (Cary Elwes)

Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 42


User Ratings: 322,683
...It's good to have [Brooks] back on screen....Elwes swashbuckles with conviction...
New York Times
Jul 28, 1993
Predictably slapdash but indefatigably good-natured and sometimes funny to boot. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Dec 6, 2018
Rating: 2/5 -- To say that this is the funniest film Mel Brooks has co-written, produced and directed in some years is, alas, not saying very much. Full Review
Empire Magazine
Dec 6, 2018
A nominal spoof of traditional swashbucklers, this crashingly unfunny comedy is mainly an excuse for Brooks to take yet another crack at his master list. Full Review
Orlando Sentinel
Dec 6, 2018
Supposedly it took Tracey Ullman five hours to get into make-up for her role as the king's cook, Latrine. She could have written a better script in a single session while her wrinkles hardened and they built up her nose. Full Review
Independent (UK)
Dec 6, 2018
Rating: 2/4 -- But generally, Brooks' humor is extremely limited. Full Review
Baltimore Sun
Dec 6, 2018
Robin Hood is surely one of Mel Brooks's worst disasters. Full Review
Christian Science Monitor
Mar 27, 2019

Product Description:

A parody of the much-done medieval English tale of Robin Hood and his Merry Men, ROBIN HOOD: MEN IN TIGHTS also directly lampoons the politically correct ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES, which starred the hearthrob of the time, the very un-British Kevin Costner. English hearthrob Cary Elwes gets a turn in the role of the hero of Sherwood Forest who robs from the rich to give to the poor when he returns from the Crusades to find his beloved King Richard (Patrick Stewart in an amazing Sean Connery imitation) usurped by the evil Prince John (Richard Lewis) and his henchman, the Sheriff of Rottingham (Roger Rees). In typical Brooks fashion there is much satire, some gross jokes, a dash of screwball farce, and a Jewish spin put on gentile characters: Hence, Friar Tuck is transformed into Rabbi Tuckman (Mel Brooks), who is eager to perform circumcisions on the dim-witted Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Tracey Ullmann further livens up the ensemble as the witchlike cook Latrine. Those familiar with other Brooks films will also note moments parodying some of the director's own past spoofs, including HIGH ANXIETY and BLAZING SADDLES.

Product Description:

Cary Elwes stars as Robin Hood, the dashing defender of the down-trodden, who along with his merry men and Maid Marion, resides in Sherwood Forest. There they have become together to fight against the seriously neurotic Prince John, the not quite-evil Sheriff of Rottingham, and the mad sorceress Latrine.

Plot Synopsis:

In this spoof of Robin Hood movies (and his own comedies), writer-director Mel Brooks goes for laughs in his usual way and off-color humor abounds.


Production Notes:

  • Theatrical release: July 28, 1993.
  • Cary Elwes made his childhood acting debut at 5 years old as a servant to the Sheriff of Nottingham in a school production of ROBIN HOOD. In inadvertent preparation for his later role, he deliberately tripped in order to create some humor.
  • Director Brooks also helped create the short-lived 1970s television series WHEN THINGS WERE ROTTEN, spoofing the same subject.
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