The Ultimate Mel Brooks Movies Quiz
by Staff
Mel Brooks is the master of satire and parody, mocking everything from wild westerns to wacky space flicks. All that comedy gold has won him Tonys, Emmys, Oscars, Grammys and the right to say "It is good to be the King."

Which movie was Mel Brooks' highest-grossing box office hit?

  • "Blazing Saddles"
  • "Young Frankenstein"
  • "The Producers"

Which Mel Brooks movie features an actor who later appeared on the sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond"?

  • "Robin Hood: Men in Tights"
  • "Spaceballs"
  • "Young Frankenstein"

What was the first movie that Mel Brooks ever directed?

  • "The Critic"
  • "The Producers"
  • "Silent Movie"

What was the first Mel Brooks movie to be performed on Broadway?

  • "Young Frankenstein"
  • "The Producers"
  • "High Anxiety"

In which two movies did Mel Brooks co-star with his wife Anne Bancroft?

  • "The Producers" and "Silent Movie"
  • "Young Frankenstein" and "High Anxiety"
  • "Silent Movie" and "To Be or Not to Be"

How many of Mel's movies are on the American Film Institute's list of funniest American films?

  • 1
  • 3
  • 4

What famous movie did Spaceballs parody?

  • "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"
  • "2001: A Space Odyssey"
  • "Star Wars"

Where did Mel Brooks get his stage name?

  • his mother's maiden name
  • his high school drama teacher
  • his first wife

Which actor in Mel Brooks' ensemble boasts the most performances in his films?

  • Gene Wilder
  • Dom DeLuise
  • Harvey Korman

What was Mel Brooks' first job?

  • worked at a deli counter
  • waited tables at a comedy club
  • performed as a tummler in the Catskills

"May the schwartz be with you" is a famous phrase from which movie?

  • "Spaceballs"
  • "Young Frankenstein"
  • "History of the World: Part I"

Which movie's soundtrack launched a rap song that became a surprise dance hit in the United States?

  • "The Producers"
  • "History of the World: Part I"
  • "Life Stinks"

One of Brooks' most famous characters said "A wed wose. How womantic." Which gal was it?

  • Inga
  • Ulla
  • Lili

What was Mel Brooks' first leading role?

  • Mel Funn
  • Governor William J. Lepetomane
  • Moses

When did Mel Brooks get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

  • 1968
  • 1974
  • 2010

Which Mel Brooks movie got the lowest ranking by critics?

  • "Life Stinks"
  • "Dracula: Dead and Loving It"
  • "Robin Hood: Men in Tights"

"Springtime for Hitler" was a controversial song in which film?

  • "Young Frankenstein"
  • "History of the World: Part I"
  • "The Producers"

What is Mel Brooks's favorite movie candy?

  • M&Ms
  • Raisinets
  • Goobers

Which movie inspired the title for a U2 album?

  • "High Anxiety"
  • "The Twelve Chairs"
  • "The Producers"

What was the only word spoken in "Silent Movie"?

  • Non
  • Oui
  • The End