The Producers Synopsis
Broadway producer (Zero Mostel) and accountant (Gene Wilder) back sure-fire flop.
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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...
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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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The Producers review

By MBHW
One of the top 5 comedies of all time!...

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What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Slapstick comedy-musical -- not meant for kids.
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