“P” is for The Producers

source: imdb.com
source: imdb.com

Watched: April 16, 2015

Hashtag: #WatchingTheProducers

Year Released: 1967

Genre: Comedy

Starring: Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder

Run Time: 88 minutes

Description (from IMDb): After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world’s worst show.

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source: celluloidfire.tumblr.com

This movie hurt my feelings because it was so awful.  Okay, that’s a bit of an overstatement, but I did not like this movie. It was loud and obnoxious and I didn’t find it at all funny.  I was surprised because I like Gene Wilder and I like Mel Brooks, but this movie just didn’t work for me.  I don’t really have anything else to say about it, except that I was pretty close to turning it off halfway through and I’m not thrilled that I stuck it out!  I’m sure this is considered blasphemy, but I cannot believe this is considered a comedy classic.

 

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source: celluloidfire.tumblr.com

 

For more of my tweets from this movie experience, follow me on Twitter @RLHammAuthor and search for #WatchingTheProducers

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