The Silence of the Hams (1994)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Comedy, Parody/Spoof  |   Release Date - Jul 13, 1994 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 81 min.  |   Countries - Italy, United States  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Sandra Brennan

In the tradition of Mel Brooks, this Italian comedy offers an episodic parody of classic thrillers and horror movies. Film includes cameos from several stars including Mel Brooks, John Astin, Larry Storch, Phyllis Diller, John Carpenter, and John Landis. The story begins as director Ezio Greggio is being stabbed ala Psycho in his shower. Before he dies he recaps the events leading to his death. The scene was L.A. and FBI rookie Jo Dee Fostar has been assigned to interview psycho inmate Dr. Animal Cannibal Pizza. Meanwhile Fostar's girlfriend swipes $400,000 bucks from her boss and ends up hiding in the Cemetery Hotel, run by Antonio Motel. Inspector Balsam investigates cases of dead hotel victims.



director, flashback, killing