Blazing Saddles

Blazing Saddles is a 1974 satirical western comedy film directed by Mel Brooks. Starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder, the film was written by Brooks, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Norman Steinberg, and Al Uger, and was based on Bergman's story and draft. The movie was nominated for three Academy Awards, and is ranked No. 6 on the American Film Institute's 100 years....100 laughs list. Inspired by Mel Brooks and the superb 1974 Wild West romp Blazing Saddles starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder.