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Producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom make money by producing a sure-fire flop.

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  • Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
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Hold Me Touch Me
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Eva Braun (as Renee Taylor)
David Patch ...
Goebbels
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The Drunk (as Bill Hickey)
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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
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Roger De Bris
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Carmen Ghia (as Andreas Voutsinas)
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Ulla
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Franz Liebkind
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L.S.D. - Lorenzo St. DuBois
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Leo Bloom
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Max Bialystock (as Zero)
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Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)
Rusty Blitz ...
Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)
John Braden ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Singer in 'Springtime for Hitler' (uncredited) (voice)
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Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)
Julia Cohn ...
Woman (uncredited)
Mae Crane ...
Showgirl (uncredited)
Robert Dahdah ...
Theatre Audience Member (uncredited)
Michael Davis ...
Production Tenor (uncredited)
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Showgirl (uncredited)
David Evans ...
Lead Dancer (uncredited)
Anthony Gardell ...
Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)
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Stagehand (uncredited)
Linda Gillen ...
Sax Player (uncredited)
Trent Gough ...
Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)
Zale Kessler ...
Jason Green (uncredited)
Mary Loane ...
Women in Theatre; investor (uncredited)
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Jury Foreman (uncredited)
Lore Noto ...
Audience Member (uncredited)
Patrick Owens ...
Theatre Orchestra Pit Conductor (uncredited)
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Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)
Arthur Rubin ...
Auditioning Hitler (uncredited)
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Lead Dancer (uncredited)
Clifton Steere ...
Nazi in Play (uncredited)
Bud Truland ...
Whiskey Sours Orderer (uncredited)

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Mel Brooks

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Mel Brooks ... (written by)

Produced by

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Sidney Glazier ... producer
Jack Grossberg ... associate producer
Joseph E. Levine ... executive producer (uncredited)

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John Morris

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Joseph F. Coffey ... director of photography (as Joseph Coffey)

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Ralph Rosenblum

Editorial Department

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Michael Breddan ... assistant editor

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Alfa-Betty Olsen

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Charles Rosen

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James Dalton

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Gene Coffin

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Irving Buchman ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Robert Porter ... production supervisor for Embassy Pictures & Universal Marion Corp.
Louis A. Stroller ... unit manager

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Martin Danzig ... second assistant director
Michael Hertzberg ... assistant director

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Eli Aharoni ... carpenter
Shelley Bartolini ... scenic artist (as Shelly Bartolini)
Joe Williams Sr. ... construction (as Joseph Williams)

Sound Department

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Willard W. Goodman ... production sound (as Willard Goodman)
Alan Heim ... sound editor

Camera and Electrical Department

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Edward R. Brown ... camera operator (as Edward Brown)
Edward Engels ... set grip
Morton Novak ... gaffer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Celia Bryant ... wardrobe

Music Department

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Felix Giglio ... music supervisor
John Morris ... conductor
Frank Kulaga ... music recording engineer (uncredited)

Other crew

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Robert Buchman ... assistant to producer
Elinor Bunin ... titles designed by
Alan Johnson ... choreographer
Joseph E. Levine ... presenter
Connie Schoenberg ... production secretary
Betty Todd ... script supervisor
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Plot Summary

Down-on-his-luck theatrical producer Max Bialystock is forced to romance rich old ladies to finance his efforts. When timid accountant Leo Bloom reviews Max's accounting books, the two hit upon a way to make a fortune by producing a sure-fire flop. The play which is to be their gold mine? "Springtime for Hitler." Written by Scott Renshaw

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Taglines 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 »
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Also Known As
  • Mel Brooks' The Producers (United States)
  • Springtime for Hitler (United States)
  • Mel Brooks' The Producers (United Kingdom)
  • Les producteurs (France)
  • Frühling für Hitler (Germany)
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  • 88 min
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Box Office

Budget $941,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $6,436, 16 Jun 2002

Did You Know?

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Trivia Gene Wilder said in an interview on TCM that at the first reading of the script, he excused himself to leave for a dentist appointment he could not miss, when in fact, he had to go to the unemployment office to collect a check for fifty-five dollars he desperately needed at the time. See more »
Goofs In LSD's number "Love Power", his musical ensemble consists of a guitarist, keyboardist and sax player, however, the music we hear clearly has flute, bass guitar, drums and other instruments not represented, and no saxophone. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982). See more »
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Quotes Singer: Don't be stupid, be a smarty. Come and join the Nazi party.
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