“Blazing Saddles” quotes

Movie Blazing Saddles
Mel Brooks directed this movie in 1974
Title Blazing Saddles
Year 1974
Director Mel Brooks
Genre Comedy, Western
Plot – Colorado, 1874. While Rock Ridge mourns the violent death of the sheriff, the evil governor Hedley plans the most outrageous slur for the industrious community of authentic WASP: he wants to elect a black person sheriff. Even if the color of the skin instills unfriendly and unfair behaviours, the brave Bart wins the hearts and minds of his fellow citizens, bringing the law back into his small village. All credits go to Waco Kid’s help, a good hearted ex-gunman with a hysterical trigger.
All actors – Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman, Madeline Kahn, Mel Brooks, Burton Gilliam, Alex Karras, David Huddleston, Liam Dunn, John Hillerman, George Furth, Jack Starrett, Carol Arthur, Richard Collier, Charles McGregor, Robyn Hilton, Don Megowan, Dom DeLuise, Count Basie, Karl Lukas, , Billy Akins, John Alderson, Don Ames, Tom Anfinsen, David Armstrong, Anne Bancroft, Herman Boden, Nick Borgani, Alex Brown, Jerry Brown, Eldon Burke, David Cadiente, Patrick Campbell, Bill Catching, Ray Chabeau, Donald Chaffin, Jack Clinton, Aneta Corsaut, Dick Crockett, Alfred DeSio, George Dockstader, Ross Dollarhyde, Alphonso DuBois, Hobert Durham Jr., Stewart East, Kenny Endoso, Elly Enriquez, Richard Farnsworth, Abel Franco, Ben Frommer, John Furlong, Rick Garcia, Seamon Glass, Cecil Gold, Chuck Hayward, Robert Hitchcock, Kal Isaacs, Rosemary Johnston, Madge Journeay, M.J. Kane, Sally Kirkland, Patrick Labyorteaux, Almeteer LaFrance, Richard LaMarr, Tex Lambert, Jack Lilley, Craig Littler, Jay Loft-Lyn, Bert Madrid, Ralph Manza, Jimmy Martinez, Bert May, Fred McDougall, Rod McGaughy, Bill McIntosh, Clyde McLeod, Troy Melton, Ira Miller, Jessamine Milner, Richard Monahan, Boyd 'Red' Morgan, Beans Morocco, Hal Needham, Daniel Núñez, Monty O'Grady, Harvey Parry, Jack Perkins, Alan Peterson, Tom Pittman, Anthony Redondo, Booty Reed, Tony Regan, Danny 'Big Black' Rey, Robert Ridgely, Rodney Allen Rippy, Hank Robinson, Wally Rose, Clark Ross, Darrell Sandeen, Danny Sands, George Sawaya, Fred Scheiwiller, Marrietta Schmidt, David Sharpe, Eddie Smith, Tom Steele, Tim Sullivan, Jerry Summers, Lisa Summers, Jim Taylor, George Tracy, Jerry Trent, Frankie Van, Richard Vitagliano, Al Ward, Dick Warlock, Janice Whitby, Pinocchio Roy Wilson, Joe Yrigoyen, Bill Zuckert
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  • “- Hedley Lamarr: I want rustlers, cut throats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperados, mugs, pugs, thugs, nitwits, halfwits, dimwits, vipers, snipers, con men, Indian agents, Mexican bandits, muggers, buggerers, bushwhackers, hornswogglers, horse thieves, bull dykes, trainrobbers, bank robbers, ass-kickers, shit-kickers and Methodists.
    - Taggart...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Harvey Korman - Hedley Lamarr
    Slim Pickens - Taggart
  • “How did he do such fantastic stunts with such little feet?”

    Harvey Korman - Hedley Lamarr
  • “- Bart: A man drink like that and he don't eat, he is going to die.
    - Jim: [eagerly] When?”

    Cleavon Little - Bart
    Gene Wilder - Jim
  • “- Bart: Well, Jim, since you are my guest and I am your host, what's your pleasure? What do you like to do?
    - Jim: Oh, I don't know. Play chess... screw...
    - Bart: [quickly] Well, let's play chess.”

    Cleavon Little - Bart
    Gene Wilder - Jim
    [Tag:chess, sex]
  • “- Hedley Lamarr: Qualifications?
    - Applicant: Rape, murder, arson, and rape.
    - Hedley Lamarr: You said rape twice.
    - Applicant: I like rape.”

    Harvey Korman - Hedley Lamarr
    [Tag:crime, rape]
  • “Hold it! Next man makes a move, the nigger gets it!”

    Cleavon Little - Bart
  • “- Taggart: I got it! I know how we can run everyone out of Rock Ridge.
    - Hedley Lamarr: How?
    - Taggart: We'll kill the first born male child in every household.
    - Hedley Lamarr: [after some consideration] Too Jewish.”

    Slim Pickens - Taggart
    Harvey Korman - Hedley Lamarr
    [Tag:ideas, jews, killing]
  • “- Hedley Lamarr: Chewing gum on line, eh? I hope you brought enough for everybody.
    - Gum Chewer: [panicked] I didn't know there was going to be so many!
    [Hedley Lamarr shoots him]”

    Harvey Korman - Hedley Lamarr
    Don Megowan - Gum Chewer
    [Tag:killing, sharing]
  • Then one day, I was just walking down the street when I heard a voice behind me say, "reach for it, mister"! I spun around... and there I was, face to face with a six-year old kid. Well, I just threw my guns down and walked away. Little bastard shot me in the ass. So I limped to the nearest saloon, crawled inside a whiskey bottle... and I've... (continue)(continue reading)
    Gene Wilder - Jim
  • “Oh, shit. Quicksand!
    [he lassos the hand-cart and drags it but not the men out of the quicksand]
    Dang, that was lucky. Doggone near lost a four hundred dollar handcar.”

    Slim Pickens - Taggart
  • “Men, you are about to embark on a great crusade to stamp out runaway decency in the west. Now you men will only be risking your lives, whilst I will be risking an almost certain Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.”
    Harvey Korman - Hedley Lamarr
    [Tag:actors, life, risk]
  • “- Buddy Bizarre: What in the hell do you think you're doing here? This is a closed set!
    - Taggart: Piss on you! I'm working for Mel Brooks!
    [winds up to punch Buddy]
    - Buddy Bizarre: Not in the face!
    [Taggart punches Buddy Bizarre in the stomach]
    - Buddy Bizarre: [collapsing] Thank you...”

    Dom DeLuise - Buddy Bizarre
    Slim Pickens - Taggart
    [Tag:actors, face, fighting]
  • - Taggart: Send a wire to the main office and tell them I said...
    [Bart whacks him with a shovel]
    - Taggart: Ow!
    - Lyle: [writing] Send wire, main office, tell them I said "ow". Gotcha!

    Slim Pickens - Taggart
    Burton Gilliam - Lyle
  • “- Hedley Lamarr: Think of your secretary...
    [the pen goes straight in]
    - Governor William J. Le Petomane: Thank you. That's a good one.”

    Mel Brooks - Hedley Lamarr
    Mel Brooks - Governor William J. Le Petomane
  • “- Jim: Look at my hand.
    [raises hand and holds it level]
    - Bart: Steady as a rock.
    - Jim: [raises his other hand, which is violently trembling] Yeah, but I shoot with this one.”

    Gene Wilder - Jim
    Cleavon Little - Bart
    [Tag:hand, weapons]
  • “- Bart: Stampeding cattle.
    - Hedley Lamarr: That's not much of a crime.
    - Bart: Through the Vatican?
    - Hedley Lamarr: [smiling] Kinky!”

    Cleavon Little - Bart
    Harvey Korman - Hedley Lamarr
    [Tag:crime, perversion]
  • “- Bart: What's your name?
    - Jim: Well, my name is Jim, but most people call me... Jim.”

    Cleavon Little - Bart
    Gene Wilder - Jim
  • “- Hedley Lamarr: My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.
    - Taggart: God darnit, Mr. Lamarr, you use your tongue prettier than a twenty dollar whore.”

    Harvey Korman - Hedley Lamarr
    Slim Pickens - Taggart
  • “- Taggart: The surveyors say they may have run into some quicksand up ahead. Better check it out.
    - Lyle: Okay, I'll send down a team of horses to check out the ground.
    - Taggart: Horses?
    [hits Lyle's head]
    - Taggart: We can't afford to lose any horses, you dummy! Send over a couple of niggers.”

    Slim Pickens - Taggart
    Burton Gilliam - Lyle