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Summary Down-on-his-luck theatrical producer Max Bialystock is forced to romance rich old ladies to finance his efforts. When timid accountant Leo Bloom reviews Max's accounting books, the two hit upon a way to make a fortune by producing a sure-fire flop. The play which is to be their gold mine? "Springtime for Hitler."

Directed By: Mel Brooks

Written By: Mel Brooks

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Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 6 Critic Reviews
96
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 69 User Ratings
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Summary Down-on-his-luck theatrical producer Max Bialystock is forced to romance rich old ladies to finance his efforts. When timid accountant Leo Bloom reviews Max's accounting books, the two hit upon a way to make a fortune by producing a sure-fire flop. The play which is to be their gold mine? "Springtime for Hitler."

Directed By: Mel Brooks

Written By: Mel Brooks

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Production Company Crossbow Productions, Springtime Productions, U-M Productions
Release Date Mar 18, 1968
Duration 1 h 28 m
Rating PG
Tagline Once upon a time there was a Broadway producer...who met a "creative" but timid accountant. Together they concocted the most outrageous $1,000,000 scheme in the annals of Show Biz.
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
2 Nominations
Writers Guild of America, USA
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations