The Producers


Genres: Comedy, Musical

Classics from the Vault: Mel Brooks or Woody Allen? (1980)

About The Producers

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Washed-up Broadway producer Max Bialystock (Nathan Lane) schemes with neurotic accountant Leo Bloom (Matthew Broderick) in Mel Brooks's musical. The men plan to raise a ton of money for a play that's sure to be a flop and then keep the extra dough. They pick "Springtime for Hitler," written by a Nazi (Will Ferrell), and hire an offbeat star (Uma Thurman) and a freakish director. But no one can predict the audience's reaction on opening night. …

Cast: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell, Gary Beach, Roger Bart, Michael McKean, Debra Monk, Andrea Martin, Jon Lovitz

Director: Susan Stroman

Release Year: 2005

Length: 135 minutes

Rating: PG-13

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