R | | Comedy, History
Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.
King Louis XVI:
Knight jumps queen! Bishop jumps queen! Pawns jump queen! *Gangbang*!
In Caesar's palace during the feast, wine is spilled on Caesar's toga but the stain disappears in subsequent shots.
At the end of the movie there is a teaser-trailer for a (never to be released) History of the World: Part II, featuring a Viking burial, a "Hitler on Ice" number and a science fiction "Jews in Space".
English, Latin, French
$4,792,731 (USA) (14 June 1981)
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