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Release Date:
10 November 1968 (USA) See more »
Once upon a time there was a Broadway producer...who met a "creative" but timid accountant. Together they concocted the most outrageous $1,000,000 scheme in the annals of Show Biz. See more »
Producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom make money by producing a sure-fire flop. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Won Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A Classic! See more (239 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Zero Mostel ... Max Bialystock (as Zero in closing credits)

Gene Wilder ... Leo Bloom

Dick Shawn ... L.S.D. - Lorenzo St. DuBois

Kenneth Mars ... Franz Liebkind

Lee Meredith ... Ulla

Christopher Hewett ... Roger De Bris
Andréas Voutsinas ... Carmen Ghia (as Andreas Voutsinas)

Estelle Winwood ... 'Hold Me Touch Me'

Renée Taylor ... Eva Braun (as Renee Taylor)
David Patch ... Goebbels

William Hickey ... The Drunk (as Bill Hickey)

Barney Martin ... Göring
Shimen Ruskin ... The Landlord
Frank Campanella ... The Bartender
Josip Elic ... Violinist
Madelyn Cates ... Concierge (as Madlyn Cates)
John Zoller ... Drama Critic
Brutus Peck ... Hot Dog Vendor
Anne Ives ... Lady
Amelie Barleon ... Lady
Lisa Kirk ... Lady (as Elsie Kirk)
Nell Harrison ... Lady
Mary Love ... Lady
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bernie Allen ... Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)
Rusty Blitz ... Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)
John Braden ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Mel Brooks ... Singer in 'Springtime for Hitler' (voice) (uncredited)

Ron Charles ... Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)
Mae Crane ... Showgirl (uncredited)
Robert Dahdah ... Theatre Audience Member (uncredited)
Michael Davis ... Production Tenor (uncredited)

Diana Eden ... Showgirl (uncredited)
David Evans ... Lead Dancer (uncredited)
Anthony Gardell ... Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)
Hank Garrett ... Stagehand (uncredited)
Linda Gillen ... Sax Player (uncredited)
Trent Gough ... Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)
Zale Kessler ... Jason Green (uncredited)
Mary Loane ... Women in Theatre; investor (uncredited)

Bill Macy ... Jury Foreman (uncredited)
Lore Noto ... Audience Member (uncredited)
Patrick Owens ... Theatre Orchestra Pit Conductor (uncredited)

Robert Paget ... Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)
Arthur Rubin ... Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)

Tucker Smith ... Lead Dancer (uncredited)
Clifton Steere ... Nazi in Play (uncredited)
Bud Truland ... Whiskey Sours Orderer (uncredited)

Directed by
Mel Brooks 
Writing credits
Mel Brooks (written by)

Produced by
Sidney Glazier .... producer
Jack Grossberg .... associate producer
Joseph E. Levine .... executive producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
John Morris 
Cinematography by
Joseph F. Coffey (director of photography) (as Joseph Coffey)
Film Editing by
Ralph Rosenblum 
Casting by
Alfa-Betty Olsen 
Production Design by
Charles Rosen 
Set Decoration by
James Dalton 
Costume Design by
Gene Coffin 
Makeup Department
Irving Buchman .... makeup artist
Production Management
Robert Porter .... production supervisor: Embassy Pictures & Universal Marion Corp.
Louis A. Stroller .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Martin Danzig .... second assistant director
Michael Hertzberg .... assistant director
Art Department
Eli Aharoni .... carpenter
Shelly Bartolini .... scenic artist
Joe Williams Sr. .... construction (as Joseph Williams)
Sound Department
Willard W. Goodman .... production sound (as Willard Goodman)
Alan Heim .... sound editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Edward R. Brown .... camera operator (as Edward Brown)
Edward Engels .... set grip
Morton Novak .... gaffer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Celia Bryant .... wardrober
Editorial Department
Michael Breddan .... assistant editor
Music Department
Felix Giglio .... music supervisor
John Morris .... conductor
Frank Kulaga .... music recording engineer (uncredited)
Other crew
Robert Buchman .... assistant to producer
Elinor Bunin .... title designer
Alan Johnson .... choreographer
Joseph E. Levine .... presenter
Connie Schoenberg .... production secretary
Betty Todd .... script supervisor
Crew verified as complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Mel Brooks' The Producers" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
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88 min
Color (Pathécolor) (uncredited)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:13 | Australia:G (DVD rating) | Australia:PG (original rating) | Brazil:16 | Canada:14A | Finland:K-12 | France:U | Iceland:L | Ireland:G | Netherlands:6 | Netherlands:AL (1970) | New Zealand:PG | Norway:12 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:15 | Spain:13 | Sweden:11 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1986) (1998) (2001) (2004) | USA:PG | West Germany:12 (nf)

Did You Know?

Mel Brooks based the character of Max Bialystock on a real Broadway producer he knew who used to seduce little old ladies in exchange for checks that were supposedly to produce his latest play, which would usually be called "Cash."See more »
Continuity: The way de Bris' hand is on Leo's shoulder changes.See more »
Lorenzo St. DuBois:Lorenzo, baby. Lorenzo St. DuBois. But my friends call me L.S.D.See more »
Movie Connections:
Die Wacht am RheinSee more »


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15 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
A Classic!, 6 August 2002
Author: doned88 from West Hollywood, CA, USA

This is a classic film with wonderful performances all around (although I didn't take to Dick Shawn's as much as the others). Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder were perfect casting as was Christopher Hewitt (later to be known as TV's "Mr. Belvedere"). What's even more impressive are the various elements of truth that are beneath the histerical if not obsurbed storyline. The current Broadway hit doesn't compete with this film. The performances are good on stage but not as wonderful as here. Due to long term business problems this film wasn't released for home video and cable until much later then it should have been. Outright broad comedy and silliness belong in our daily lives and this film offers them very well. EVERYONE should see this film!

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