A producer, who, with his accountant, tries to produce a sure-fire flop play in a money making scheme, only to have it succeed and the backers demand their money.
Original production: c1968
Includes: documentary "The making of The producers", sketch gallery, playhouse outtakes, photo gallery, Peter Seller's statement read by Paul Mazursky, trailers, soundtrack spot
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Leo Bloom, humble accountant, loses his innocent outlook when he discovers a way to make more money off of a flop play than a hit. Max Byalistock, washed up Broadway king, and Leo work together to create the worst play on all of Broadway; "Springtime for Hilter". Hiring the worst cast, worst director, and worst writers, they set out to guarantee the worst show on Broadway. However they end up in trouble when an unexpected twist occurs: their play becomes a hit!
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Roger De Bris: Quick darling, back in the closet!
Franz Liebkind: [at end of credits] Don't forget to buy "Mein Kampf" in paper back. Avaliable near you... at Borders Books... or Barnes and Noble... und Amazon.com
Leo Bloom: We might have a position for you. Max Bialystock: As a matter of fact, we might have several positions for you.