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It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

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“So many excellent actors and stuntmen do so much in this film that it is beyond my space allowance to begin to credit them.” – The New York Times

FILM SYNOPSIS

Stanley Kramer followed his Oscar-winning Judgment at Nuremberg with this sobering investigation of American greed. Ah, who are we kidding? It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, about a group of strangers fighting tooth and nail over buried treasure, is the most grandly harebrained movie ever made, a pileup of slapstick and borscht-belt-y one-liners performed by a nonpareil cast, including Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy, Jonathan Winters, and a boatload of other playing-to-the-rafters comedy legends. For sheer scale of silliness, Kramer’s wildly uncharacteristic film is unlike any other, an exhilarating epic of tomfoolery.

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  • Genre Comedy
  • Director Stanley Kramer
  • Released 1963
  • Runtime 3h 30m
  • Rated G
  • Studio Park Circus
  • CountryUnited States

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