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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During the filming of a particular group scene, things were not going swimmingly, to say the least. Everyone seemed to be taking turns flubbing lines, laughing and joking, and Anne was getting a wee bit perturbed. Finally, she stood up and said "let me remind all of you. I'm sleeping with the Producer" (Mel). Then it was, "Okay let's take it from the top"! Everyone just lost it, composure went out the window. See more »
When Mel Brooks character's car is being pulled by the horse you can see a line of some sort that is being used either to pull the horse forward or to help the horse pull the car. See more »
Vat do you mean you haven't got proof? Dat is no excuse! Arrezt zem! Vat? Vere? Vy? VEN? From now on, ven in doubt, arrezt zem! Arrezt zem! Arrezt zem! Arrezt zem! Zen shoot zem and interrogate zem! Oh, you are right, just shoot zem!
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At the end of the movie, each cast member comes and takes a bow, as they would for a stage play, while their names are on the screen. See more »
He revisits this classic film and makes it even crazier than the original, adding a lot of new stuff... (there are 3 numbers where Mel dances and sings, there are clowns, jews and a homosexual hairdresser pursued by the evil and stupid nazis.)
All the actors in this movie, and I mean ALL, are just terrific.
I´d like to state that this is not a remake of the Ernst Lubistch classic, (at least that´s my opinion), to me this is a tribute to the great director and his masterpiece.
I´ve watched the Lubistch "To be or not to be" a lot of times for it´s one of my favorite films, and the Mel Brooks version is completely different from the original. It was made the Brooks way, which I really adore.
So watch this film, you´ll have a lot of fun and won´t stop laughing.
Oh, just one more thing...
This is an asking to 20th Century Fox: When you decide to release this movie in DVD, include the absolutely amazing video-clip: "To be or not to be - Hitler Rap" performed by Mel Brooks please!!. I can assure you that a lot of people will buy it just for that.
(9 out of 10)
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