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Robin Hood: Men in Tights @ Mother's Backyard

A spoof of Robin Hood in general, and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) in particular.
(PG-13, 104 min.)
*Mother's films will begin at dusk, showtimes are tentative.


Friday, September 24, 2021


Mother's Backyard Flix

We’re teaming up with Mother’s Brewing to screen “Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)” in Mother’s Backyard! (215 South Grant Ave.) So bring your blankets and/or lawn chairs to ensure you are comfy during the movie. You can’t bring booze, but don’t worry, Mother’s has you covered on that. Tickets are on sale at the door.
This is a 21+ event.
Mother's films will begin at dusk, showtimes are tentative

Summary: Crusading nobleman Robin of Loxley (Cary Elwes) escapes from prison in Jerusalem and returns home to find that the evil Prince John (Richard Lewis) has confiscated his family estate and is abusing the citizenry. Robin enlists his blind attendant, Blinkin (Mark Blankfield), his friend Will Scarlett O'Hara (Matthew Porretta) and Little John (Eric Allan Kramer) to help regain his home. Robin also hopes to woo the beautiful Maid Marian (Amy Yasbeck), but her chastity belt may prove a challenge.

Starring: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees
Director: Mel Brooks
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Musical

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"Mel Brooks has made a movie that's completely free and spontaneous."

— Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle

"Robin Hood: Men in Tights marks a return to the wild, anarchic scatological comedies that made Mel Brooks a marquee name around the world."

— Leonard Klady, Variety