#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – 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.”
Plot: Broadway producer, Max Bialystock and his accountant, Leo Bloom plan to make money by charming little old ladies to invest in a production many times over what it will actually cost, and then put on a sure-fire flop, so nobody will ask for their money back – and what can be a more certain flop than a tasteless musical celebrating Hitler.
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**Greatest of all Time – GOAT – Best comedies.**
Easily my number one.
This film can be rewatched over and over again – always just as hilarious and timeless.
THE PRODUCERS (1967) – Mel Brooks’ first feature film starts with the funniest opening credits sequence I’ve ever seen – a monetarily motivated rendezvous between a serial Broadway failure and a sexually insatiable octogenarian – and then proceeds to get even more hilarious as it progresses. The fabulous Zero Mostel somehow manages to chew scenery for breakfast, lunch and dinner while never overshadowing any of the other players (whose performances are all also appropriately broad, to be honest). Interestingly, were it not for a little known film by the name of THE GRADUATE (1967) casting while this film was going into production, we would have had Dustin Hoffman as the starry-eyed Nazi playwright. So Dustin went on to fame in another picture; Kenneth Mars ended up with a juicy role in just his second feature film; and Mel got to skewer the Third Reich and win an Academy Award for writing while doing it. Sometimes things just work out.
This is a classic film with wonderful performances all around (although I didn’t take to Dick Shawn’s as much as the others). Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder were perfect casting as was Christopher Hewitt (later to be known as TV’s “Mr. Belvedere”). What’s even more impressive are the various elements of truth that are beneath the histerical if not obsurbed storyline. The current Broadway hit doesn’t compete with this film. The performances are good on stage but not as wonderful as here. Due to long term business problems this film wasn’t released for home video and cable until much later then it should have been. Outright broad comedy and silliness belong in our daily lives and this film offers them very well. EVERYONE should see this film!
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How can a Broadway producer who has seen his day really make a lot of money? Leave it to writer/director Mel Brooks to answer that, and answer it he does in the uproarious comedy `The Producers.’ Zero Mostel stars as the producer in question, one Max Bialystock, with Gene Wilder co-starring as Leo Bloom, the meek accountant who steers Max onto the path to instant riches with a scheme that (in Max’s hands) simply can’t fail. With Leo on board as his new partner, Max embarks upon a search for the perfect script, the first step of the plan that will lead them to the pot of gold at the end of the Great White Way. And with Brooks at the helm, it’s the beginning of a laugh-filled movie that gets funnier every time you see it. Mostel is perfect as the unflappable Max, the charlatan who woos a string of old ladies into becoming investors in his show; his personality and countenance match the broad approach Brooks takes with his comedy, and it’s a fit made in comedic heaven. Wilder, however, nearly steals the show with his terrific, definitive `long’ takes and sideward glances that have served him so well during his career. Here, in one of his first screen appearances, he works it perfectly, creating just the right counter-balance to Mostel’s boldness, and it makes Leo a truly memorable character. Visually, there is enough in this film to generate plenty of laughs, but that it’s delivered with wonderfully witty and clever dialogue as well (the screenplay earned Brooks an Oscar), makes it a true classic in anybody’s book. Also unforgettable here are Kenneth Mars, as Franz Liebkind, author of the play that Max and Leo undertake to produce; Christopher Hewett, as Roger De Bris; and especially Dick Shawn, as Lorenzo Saint DuBois (`L.S.D.’ to his friends), who becomes the star of Max and Leo’s production. Rounding out the great supporting cast are Estelle Winwood (`Hold me, touch me’ old lady), Lee Meredith (Ulla), Renee Taylor (Eva Braun), Andreas Voutsinas (Carmen Giya), and William Hickey (Good Natured Inebriate). `The Producers’ is every bit as funny now as when it debuted in 1968, maybe even funnier; it proves that good comedy is timeless, and this is comedy at it’s best. This is a must-see, not only for Mel Brooks’ fans, but for anyone who just likes lots of good laughs. Believe me, this is one funny movie you’re going to want to see again and again. I rate this one 9/10.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 28 min (88 min)
Genre Comedy, Music
Director Mel Brooks
Writer Mel Brooks
Actors Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Dick Shawn, Kenneth Mars
Awards Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Production Company Crossbow Productions, AVCO Embassy Pictures
Sound Mix Mono
Aspect Ratio 1.37 : 1 (negative ratio), 1.85 : 1 (theatrical ratio)
Laboratory Pathé Laboratory, USA (prints by) (as Pathe)
Film Length 2,425 m (Finland)
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm