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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)

G 163 min - Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime - 7 November 1963
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A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of those strangers as each attempts to claim the prize for himself.

Director:  Stanley Kramer
Stars:  Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Mickey Rooney, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Ethel Merman, Dick Shawn, Phil Silvers, Terry-Thomas, Jonathan Winters, Edie Adams, Dorothy Provine, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Jim Backus, Ben Blue, Joe E. Brown, Alan Carney, Chick Chandler, Barrie Chase, Lloyd Corrigan, William Demarest, Andy Devine, Selma Diamond, Peter Falk, Norman Fell, Paul Ford, Stan Freberg, Louise Glenn, Leo Gorcey, Sterling Holloway, Marvin Kaplan, Edward Everett Horton, Don Knotts, Charles Lane, Mike Mazurki, Charles McGraw, Cliff Norton, Zasu Pitts, Carl Reiner, Madlyn Rhue, Roy Roberts, Jimmy Durante, Jack Benny, Jerry Lewis, Buster Keaton, Nick Stewart, Jesse White, Sammee Tong, Doodles Weaver, Arnold Stang

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Storyline

A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of those strangers as each attempts to claim the prize for himself.



Tagline: The biggest entertainment ever to rock the screen with laughter!

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  7 November 1963

Box Office

Budget:  $9,400,000
Revenue:  $60,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  United Artists, Casey Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 43 min

Academy Award Nominations and Win

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color) — Ernest Laszlo
FILM EDITING — Frederic Knudtson, Robert C. Jones, Gene Fowler, Jr.
MUSIC (Music Score–substantially original) — Ernest Gold
MUSIC (Song) — “It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World,” Music by Ernest Gold; Lyrics by Mack David
SOUND — Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Department, Gordon E. Sawyer, Sound Director
SOUND EFFECTS — Walter G. Elliott – WON


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