Robin finds that much of what he knew of England has gone to ruin, including his longtime family home having been taken away, all at the hands of the evil Prince John, Richard's brother who has assumed the throne in Richard's absence.Neurotic John is basically being controlled by the equally evil Sheriff of Rottingham, everything they do to fatten their own coffers at the expense of the commoners and peasants.A comedy for a night when you don't want to have to think much, it's well worth a rent!Robin Hood: Men in Tights is a 1993 American musical adventure comedy film and a parody of the Robin Hood story.In addition to Brooks, it features cameos from Brooks regulars Dom De Luise, Dick Van Patten, and Rudy De Luca.Robin of Loxley is captured during the Crusades and is imprisoned in Jerusalem.Giovanni's assassin attempts to kill Robin by shooting at him with a scoped crossbow, but Blinkin catches the arrow in midair.Robin then takes the second shot, this time using a special "PATRIOT arrow" and hits the target.
Rabbi Tuckman conducts the ceremony, but they are suddenly interrupted by King Richard, recently returned from the Crusades, who orders Prince John to be taken away to the Tower of London and made part of the tour.
See more » The Night Is Young And You're So Beautiful Words by Billy Rose and Irving Kahal Music by Dana Suesse Courtesy of Pic Corporation, Chappell Music Co., Inc. Performed by Arthur Rubin and the Merry Men Singers: Steve Lively, Randy Crenshaw, Kerry Katz, Geoff Koch, Rick Logan See more » This is a funny film and I like it a lot. This is, of course, the usual good vs evil with Robin against the evil Sheriff of Nottingham.
The humor is sort of in your face stuff for the most part, but still works well.
Unbeknownst to Richard, the prince is abusing his power.
Robin returns to his family home, Loxley Hall, only to find it being repossessed by John's men.