Movies visit the Family Entertainment Center for more entertainment resources
Browse by Title
Browse by Release Date

The Kentucky Fried Movie

Rating:R
Genre:Drama, Comedy
Release Date:January 1, 1977
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Marilyn Joi, David Zucker, Saul Kahan, Marcy Goldman, Dulcie Jordan
Director:John Landis
Producer:Kim Jorgensen, Larry Kostroff, Robert K. Weiss
Writer:David Zucker, Jim Abrahams
Distributor:Best Film & Video Corp.

Description: Comedy writers David and Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams of Airplane and The Naked Gun fame got their start at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, when they formed a theatrical group known as The Kentucky Fried Theater. The Kentucky Fried Movie is based on the KFT's gag-filled theatrical skits. Including well-known stars such as Bill Bixby, Donald Sutherland, Tony Dow, George Lazenby and Henry Gibson, the film has over 22 different segments of varying lengths. Some are seconds long. Longer segments include such highlights as: Zinc Oxide, which spoofs school educational films; Cleopatra Schwartz, a spoof of female blaxploitation action films, whose heroine is married to a rabbi; Sex Record, which depicts a couple who are attempting to follow the step-by-step instructions of a how-to-do-it record; Catholic High School Girls In Trouble, and A Fistful of Yen, (the longest episode), which is an elaborate spoof of martial-arts films.~ Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide

Movie summaries and listings powered by Cinema-Source

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

highlights

3 Fun Thanksgiving Games for Kids
Looking for some great Thanksgiving games to play with your kids? Print our free Pin the Feathers on the Turkey game, Pin the Hat on the Pilgrim game, and Thanksgiving Parade Bingo game for loads of laughs this Turkey Day!

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

8 Surprising Sources of Caffeine in Kids' Foods
Even low doses of caffeine can have an effect on your child's health. Since the FDA doesn't require caffeine content on food labels, learn about hidden sources of caffeine in kids' diets.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!