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The Producers

(DVD - 2006 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Producers


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Max Bialystock was once the king of Broadway, but now he only seems to be able to produce flops. Things turn around for Max when he's visited by the neurotic accountant Leo Bloom, who proposes a scheme tailor-made for producers who can only make flops: raise far more money than you need, then make sure the show is despised. No one will be interested in it, so you can pocket the surplus. With this in mind, they decide to produce a musical called 'Springtime for Hitler' written by escaped Nazi Franz Liebken. Then they get the insanely flamboyant Roger De Bris to direct and hire the loopy Swedish bombsheel Ulla as the lead actress.
Statement of Responsibility: Universal Pictures and Columbia Pictures present ; directed by Susan Stroman ; screenplay by Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan ; produced by Mel Brooks, Jonathan Sanger ; a Brooksfilms production
Title: The producers
[videorecording]
Publisher: Universal City, CA :, Universal Studios Home Entertainment,, c2006
Edition: Widescreen
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Report This Dec 17, 2012
  • Andreinac13 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I just love this movie.

Report This Aug 13, 2012
  • seki rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

It is a Broadway musical in a movie format. No wait, it is movie with a Broadway theme. It is the best of both worlds. The intermixing of Hollywood and Broadway stars will have you transfixed. A wonderful romp.

Report This Feb 27, 2012
  • Mum_of_2 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Lame.

Report This Feb 19, 2012
  • donlightlover rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

one of my favourite movies IN THE WHOLE WORRLLDDD <3 i love it, i love it, i love itttt :D

Report This Nov 07, 2011
  • yoyonolen rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

At first i just watched The Producers for Will Ferrell, then Nathan Lance and Matthew Broderick do their thing to music by Mell Gibson. YES. gay dudes, swiss hotties, Nazi musicals. This is a movie to see people. ASAP

Report This Mar 27, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Thought this movie was hilarious. Worth a watch.

Report This Dec 18, 2008
  • Twoey Gray rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is one of the most fun musicals I have ever seen. It is a scream! The contrast between the two leads makes it all the more interesting. This is a must see for anyone in the mood for a laugh!

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Report This Dec 18, 2008
  • Twoey Gray rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Twoey Gray thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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Report This Dec 18, 2008
  • Twoey Gray rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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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Report This Dec 18, 2008
  • Twoey Gray rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: Many sexual references and several suggestive scenes.

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Report This Dec 17, 2012
  • Andreinac13 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Roger De Bris: Quick darling, back in the closet!

Report This Mar 27, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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

Report This Mar 27, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Leo Bloom: We might have a position for you. Max Bialystock: As a matter of fact, we might have several positions for you.

Report This Dec 24, 2009
  • DerekBauer rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

onfe of the funniest movies I have ever seen. This is Mel Brooks at his best. The cacst is great, the songs are funny and memorable.

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Report This Mar 27, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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