Silence Of The Hams is a 1994 parody that hurt the genre.
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The movie is a riff on both Silence Of The Lambs and Psycho.
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Hannibal became a horror icon due to Anthony Hopkins, while Mads Mikkelsen was acclaimed for his turn in the show.
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Prior to Hams movies like Spaceballs and Naked Gun showed how to pull off a parody.
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Sadly, Hams was a dud filled with lame gags, and Lambs is arguably funnier.
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The movie started life as a Psycho parody but only got financed by parodying Lambs too.
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Following Hams, the genre would devolve into the Scary Movie franchise and Epic Movie.
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