High Anxiety

Lists: Comedy, Absurdist comedy, Comedic thriller, Slapstick comedy

Brief Synopsis: "Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, "high anxiety," in order to clear his name."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1977: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Mel Brooks (Dr. Richard H. Thorndyke)
  • Madeline Kahn (Victoria Brisbane)
  • Cloris Leachman (Nurse Charlotte Diesel)
  • Harvey Korman (Dr. Charles Montague)
  • Ron Carey (Brophy)
  • Howard Morris (Professor Lilloman)
  • Dick Van Patten (Dr. Philip Wentworth)
  • Jack Riley (The Desk Clerk)
  • Charlie Callas (Cocker Spaniel)
  • Ron Clark (Zachary Cartwright)
  • Rudy De Luca (Killer)
  • Barry Levinson (Bellboy)
  • Mel Brooks (Director)
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