High Anxiety

High Anxiety (1977)

The Master of Comedy takes on The Master of Suspense!

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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.

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  • Mel Brooks

    as Dr. Richard H. Thorndyke
  • Madeline Kahn

    as Victoria Brisbane
  • Cloris Leachman

    as Nurse Charlotte Diesel
  • Harvey Korman

    as Dr. Charles Montague
  • Ron Carey

    as Brophy
  • Howard Morris

    as Professor Lilloman
  • Dick Van Patten

    as Dr. Philip Wentworth
  • Jack Riley

    as The Desk Clerk
  • Charlie Callas

    as Cocker Spaniel
  • Rudy De Luca

    as Killer
  • Barry Levinson

    as Bellboy
  • Billy Sands

    as Customer
  • Ron Clark

    as Zachary Cartwright
Sound John Morris Original Music Composer
Writing Barry Levinson Screenplay
Editing John C. Howard Editor
Writing Mel Brooks Screenplay
Directing Mel Brooks Director
Production Mel Brooks Producer
Camera Paul Lohmann Director of Photography
Writing Ron Clark Screenplay
Writing Rudy De Luca Screenplay
Art Peter Wooley Production Design