Start The Revolution Without Me
Start The Revolution Without Me (1970)

Two French peasants are mistaken for a pair of aristocratic nobles in this historical situation comedy. Happy to be taken for nobles, the pair soon struggles to escape the guillotine in the wake of the French Revolution's blood purge of… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 14, 1970
DVD Release Date: July 1, 2003
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film flopped at the box office, but years later scored as a cult hit on video when Wilder's popularity grew.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Seems like a Mel Brooks farce, but it's a Yorkin! Pretty zany.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

When at its best, it's easy to understand its cult status.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Television staples Norman Lear and Bud Yorkin (of All In The Family fame) produced/directed this tip of the hat to both swashbucklers of old and to the wild… More
cody franklin
Gene Wilder is a Genius! Not a great movie but the scenes where Wilder is acting like a crazy asshole make this film entertaing.Sutherland is good,but he is… More
Lucas Martins
Looks like Mel Brooks' material, anyway Start The Revolution Without Me is terrific and unforgettble!. Fresh.
Aj V
This movie may have a silly plot, but it's actually really hilarious, Sutherland and Wilder are great in this movie, and if you're a fan of either of… More