11. 'Young Frankenstein' (1974)
So many great lines and scenes in this brilliant film. The movie is a parody of the various film adaptations of Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, produced by Universal in the '30s. Directed by Mel Brooks, the film's leading cast includes Gene Wilder as the title character, and Peter Boyle as the monster. To help evoke the atmosphere of the earlier films, Brooks shot the picture entirely in black and white, a rarity in the '70s. On its 40th anniversary, Brooks considered it by far his finest (although not his funniest) film as a writer-director.