It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World - The Criterion Collection

  |  163 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Stanley Kramer directs this classic comedy with an all-star cast including Spencer Tracy, Phil Silvers, Ethel Merman and Mickey Rooney. When criminal Smiler Grogan (Jimmy Durante) gets released from prison, his first stop is a spot in a California park where he hid $350,000. However, en route he has a car accident and finds himself being helped by a group of complete strangers. With his dying breath he tells the good samaritans where to find his fortune, but when they fail to agree on how to share the money, they each set off on a treasure hunt of their own with the aim of getting there first. The cast also includes Milton Berle, Sid Caesar and Edie Adams.