A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when what should intrude but World War II in the form of an invasion. His wife has the habit of entertaining young Polish officers while he's on stage which is also a source of depression to him. When one of her officers comes back on a Secret Mission, the actor takes charge and comes up with a plan for them to escape. Written by
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Did You Know?
There are several instances in this movie remake where dialogue is taken verbatim word-for-word from the original To Be or Not to Be
(1942). See more
At about an hour in, a flipped shot of Schultz (Christopher Lloyd) puts his armband on the wrong arm. See more
Oh look, a piano! With KEYS! And it WORKS!
In the credits at the end, Anne Bancroft's name first appears in parenthesis, until Mel Brooks "waves" them off. This is a reference to a poster in the movie that has Anna Bronski's name in parenthesis. See more
Music & Lyrics by Mel Brooks
and Ronny Graham
Performed by Mel Brooks
(uncredited) See more