“The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.” Do you really need more to make you want to watch this film? OK, how about Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Mermam, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, Phil Silvers, Terry-Thomas and Jonathan Winters. Oh, you want more? How about Edie Adams, Jim Backus, William Demarest, Selma Diamond, Peter Falk, Norman Fell, Stan Freberg, Buster Keaton, Don Knotts, Zazu Pitts, Carl Reiner and Jimmy Durante? The film is absolutely terrific, a madcap adventure, you will find yourself laughing and cheering and being astonished that all these people are in the same film. Do yourself a favor and watch it.
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World is a 1963 American epic comedy film, produced and directed by Stanley Kramer and starring Spencer Tracy with an all-star supporting cast, about the madcap pursuit of $350,000 in stolen cash by a diverse and colorful group of strangers. The ensemble comedy premiered on November 7, 1963.