It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

Lists: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Action Comedy, Crime / Heist, Farce, Slapstick comedy

Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 1963: # 0)

Adjusted* Rating:
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People Involved

  • Spencer Tracy (Capt. C. G. Culpepper)
  • Milton Berle (J. Russell Finch)
  • Sid Caesar (Melville Crump, DDS)
  • Buddy Hackett (Benjy Benjamin)
  • Mickey Rooney (Ding Dingy Bell)
  • Moe Howard (Airport Firemen #1)
  • Larry Fine (Airport Firemen #2)
  • Joe DeRita (Airport Firemen #3)
  • Ethel Merman (Mrs. Marcus)
  • Dick Shawn (Sylvester Marcus)
  • Phil Silvers (Otto Meyer)
  • Terry-Thomas (J. Algernon Hawthorne)
  • Jonathan Winters (Lennie Pike)
  • Edie Adams (Monica Crump)
  • Dorothy Provine (Emeline Marcus-Finch)
  • Eddie Rochester Anderson (Second Cab Driver)
  • Jim Backus (Tyler Fitzgerald)
  • Ben Blue (Biplane Pilot)
  • Joe E. Brown (Union Official)
  • Alan Carney (Police Sergeant)
  • Chick Chandler (Detective Outside Chinese Laundromat)
  • Barrie Chase (Sylvesters Girlfriend)
  • Lloyd Corrigan (The Mayor)
  • William Demarest (Police Chief Aloysius)
  • Andy Devine (Sheriff of Crockett County)
  • Selma Diamond (Ginger Culpepper (voice))
  • Peter Falk (Third Cab Driver)
  • Norman Fell (Detective at Grogans Crash Site)
  • Paul Ford (Col. Wilberforce)
  • Stan Freberg (Deputy Sheriff)
  • Louise Glenn (Billie Sue Culpepper (voice))
  • Leo Gorcey (First Cab Driver)
  • Sterling Holloway (Fire Chief)
  • Marvin Kaplan (Irwin)
  • Edward Everett Horton (Mr. Dinckler)
  • Don Knotts (Nervous Motorist)
  • Charles Lane (Airport Manager)
  • Mike Mazurki (Miner)
  • Charles McGraw (Lt. Matthews)
  • Cliff Norton (Reporter)
  • Zasu Pitts (Gertie - Switchboard Operator)
  • Carl Reiner (Tower Controller at Rancho Conejo)
  • Madlyn Rhue (Secretary Schwartz)
  • Roy Roberts (Policeman Outside Irwin & Rays Garage)
  • Jimmy Durante (Smiler Grogan)
  • Jack Benny (Man in Car in Desert (uncredited))
  • Jerry Lewis (Driver Who Runs Over Hat (uncredited))
  • Buster Keaton (Jimmy the Crook)
  • Nick Stewart (Driver run off highway)
  • Jesse White (Air Traffic Controller)
  • Sammee Tong (Laundryman)
  • Doodles Weaver (Hardware Store Clerk)
  • Arnold Stang (Ray)
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