I am a big Mel Brooks fan and although most of these jokes will go over the heads of your average kid, the silliness won't! I have a massive old school crush on the lead so may be biased but this remains a classic in our house.
Robin Hood: Men In Tights
DIR: the legendary Mel Brooks (The Producers, Spaceballs, Blazing Saddles)
CAST: Cary Elwes (Saw, The Princess Bride), Roger Rees (The West Wing), Richard Lewis, Amy Yasbeck (The Mask), Tracey Ullman, Patrick Stewart (Star Trek!), Dom DeLuise
PLOT: When Robin returns from the Crusades, he is appalled to discover the life he knew to be over. He must rise to the occasion and vanquish those responsible for his family's demise and get reacquainted with his long lost love... with singing.... in tights!
And if you struggle with some of the references, check out...
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
While I can't stand Kev-Cost I maintain that Alan Rickman is still one of the greatest villains of all time! Plus this flick also has my fave Bryan Adams track and teenage crush!
PLOT: [Really? You don't know the plot of Robin Hood? Get outta here!!]
CAST: Kevin Costner (Dances with Wolves), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (The Perfect Storm), Alan Rickman (Harry Potter), Morgan Freeman (), Christian Slater (Broken Arrow), Michael Wincott (Alien Resurrection)