#14. The Producers (1968)

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Crossbow Productions

– Director: Mel Brooks

– Metascore: 96

– Runtime: 88 minutes

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Before it became a Broadway hit, “The Producers” starred an over-the-top Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel on the silver screen in 1968. Mel Brooks, who wrote and directed the film, won an Academy Award for Best Screenplay, and Wilder received a Best Supporting Actor nod.