2. 'Dracula: Dead and Loving It'
Dracula: Dead and Loving It made a lot of sense on paper. Bram Stoker's Dracula was a huge hit just three years earlier, and Mel Brooks had a lot of success in the tiny world of parody horror films with Young Frankenstein back in 1974. Also, who better to spoof the vampire legend than Leslie Nielsen? But the laughs just weren't there and critics ripped it to pieces. "I ran into Roger Ebert and he didn't like Dracula: Dead and Loving It," Brooks said in 1996. "I said to him, 'Listen, you, I made 21 movies. I'm very talented. I'll live in history. I have a body of work. You only have a body." He may have pretended not to care, but the fact he hasn't made a film since shows maybe the barbs hurt more than he let on.