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Producers, The (2005)

PG-13 134 minutes

Directed by Susan Stroman
Written by Mel Brooks, Thomas Meehan

Starring
  Nathan Lane
  Matthew Broderick
  Uma Thurman
  Will Ferrell
  Roger Bart

Comedy, Musical


Synopsis: Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick return to their celebrated roles as Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom, a scheming theatrical producer and his mousy CPA who hit upon the perfect plan to embezzle a fortune: raise far more money than you need to produce a sure-fire Broadway flop and then (since no one will expect anything back), Max and Leo can pocket the difference. To do this, they need the ultimate bad play, which they find in the musical Springtime for Hitler. Their plans come to naught and the duo are taken completely by surprise when their new production is hailed as a toast-of-the-town hit. Will Ferrell also brings his spot-on comic talents to the role of Franz Liebkind, the neo-Nazi playwright (and pigeon fancier) responsible for penning the "worst play ever written."

Visit the official Producers, The website. | View the trailer.

 

Reviews

AuthorDate SmartsPopcornCRD
Evan 22 Dec 2005 61 71 65-10
Black Sheep 12 Jun 2006 72 78 74-6
Average: (2 Reviews) 66 74 70-8

 

Statistics
Smarts Average:66%
Popcorn Average:74%
Combined Average:70%  Margin of Error:+/- 25%
Number of Reviews:2  Consensus:2 out of 2
Confidence:75%  Verdict:Undetermined

 


 
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