100

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The one aspect of the original Producers that still stuns is the roaring, over-the-top, in-your-face thereness of its two lead performances.
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100

New Times (L.A.)

By Andy Klein
Maniacally funny. It remains neck and neck with "Young Frankenstein" as Brooks' best film.
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is one of the funniest movies ever made. To see it now is to understand that. To see it for the first time in 1968, when I did, was to witness audacity so liberating that not even "There's Something About Mary" rivals it.
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90

Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
However familiar, it delivers like a shorted slot machine.
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80

TV Guide

Mel Brooks's first and funniest, a spoof of Broadway theater that has earned a deservedly devoted cult following.
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97 out of 100
Universal acclaim
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.