• 100
    Ty Burr Boston Globe
    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.
  • 100
    Andy Klein New Times (L.A.)
    Maniacally funny. It remains neck and neck with "Young Frankenstein" as Brooks' best film.
  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times
    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.
  • 90
    Michael Atkinson Village Voice
    However familiar, it delivers like a shorted slot machine.
  • 80
    TV Guide Magazine
    Mel Brooks's first and funniest, a spoof of Broadway theater that has earned a deservedly devoted cult following.