The Producers (1967)

PG  |   |  Comedy

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Producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom make money by producing a sure-fire flop.


  • "The Producers" Gene Wilder, Zero Mostel 1968 MGM
  • Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel in The Producers (1967)
  • "The Producers" Kenneth Mars & Dir. Mel Brooks 1968 MGM
  • Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel in The Producers (1967)
  • "The Producers" Mel Brooks directing 1968 MGM

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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast


Mel Brooks


Mel Brooks

Did You Know?


Mel Brooks originally conceived the film as a non-musical play, but realized it required too many set changes. He then played with the idea of it as a book, but it had too much dialogue. Eventually, he realized it could only work as a movie.


Lorenzo St. DuBois: Lorenzo, baby. Lorenzo St. DuBois. But my friends call me L.S.D.


In LSD's number "Love Power", his musical ensemble consists of a guitarist, keyboardist and sax player, however, the music we hear clearly has flute, bass guitar, drums and other instruments not represented, and no saxophone.


Release Date:

10 November 1968


English, German

Country of Origin


Box Office


$941,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,436 (USA) (16 June 2002)


$111,866 (USA) (12 January 2003)

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