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

Release Date: November 7th, 1963

G|2 hr 55 min

Plot Summary
The story begins during a massive traffic jam, caused by reckless driver Smiler Grogan (Jimmy Durante), who, before kicking the bucket, cryptically tells the assembled drivers that he's buried a fortune in stolen loot, under the Big W. All of the motorists set out to find the fortune.

Cast: Spencer Tracy, Edie Adams, Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante, Jonathan Winters, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney

Director: Stanley Kramer

Genres: Comedy, Adventure

Production Co: United Artists, Casey Productions

Distributors: United Artists

Keywords: Mystery, Quest, Death, Car, Friend, Madcap, Pursuit, Suspenseful, 1960s


Nominated Sound
Nominated Music (Music Score - Substantially Original)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Music (Song)
Nominated Cinematography (Color)
Winner Sound Effects