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

Synopsis: After a long prison sentence Smiler Grogan is heading at high speed to a California park where he hid $350,000 from a job 15 years previously. He accidentally careens over a cliff in view of four cars whose occupants go down to help. The dying Grogan gives details of where the money is buried and when the witnesses fail to agree on sharing the cash, a crazy chase develops across the state.
Director(s): Stanley Kramer
Production: United Artists
  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.6
Rotten Tomatoes:
73%
G
Year:
1963
205 min
Website
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It's a mad, mad, mad...

Live it up

That's right

It's a mad

Whoa!

Did you see it,

the way he went sailing right out there?

- He just went sailing out there.

- It was just terrible.

He must have been doing over 80.

An ambulance...

We ought to call an ambulance.

Look at that car.

He must have gone by you

doing 90 miles an hour.

He was passing me! I never saw

such a crazy thing in my life!

- Let's get down there.

- Let's go.

We're going down there.

Russell, be careful.

Remember your condition.

Eh!

Boy, the way he just

sailed out there...

Look out.

There's nobody in the car.

- He's right.

- What do you mean, nobody?

There he is.

Holy smoke!

How about that?

This guy's still alive.

He's still alive.

We ought to call an ambulance.

I don't know how he survived, the way

you went sailing right out there.

I'm not a doctor,

but I have some medical experience.

I'm a dentist.

Do you think you're hurt real bad?

Is he kidding?

Hold on, we're gonna get you

to a hospital.

You move me,

I'll break up in little pieces.

But what a deal.

Look, there's this dough, see?

$350,000!

Do you hear what I'm saying?

$350,000!

In the park, in Rosita,

Rosita Beach State Park...

...just south of Dago in Santa Rosita.

It's in this box buried under this...

Buried under this big W.

You'll see it.

You'll see it under this...

under this big W.

You can't miss it, a big... a big W.

And it's been there...

And it's been laying there for 15 years.

He's very sick. He may die.

Listen. I tell you,

I'm giving it to you.

And don't let them kid you.

Don't let them kid you.

Don't let them give you the business

because it was mine and I paid for it...

...paid for every lousy buck of it.

But watch out.

Watch out for the bulls.

Lousy, stinking bulls are everywhere.

Bulls all over the place.

You just drive down and dig it up.

Dig it all up.

And then...

And then you fix yourselves all up.

Fix yourselves all up.

Walk down the street like a king,

back to the old neighborhood.

See the fellas, the dames...

...the dames, all with a big hello...

...a big hello for old Smiler.

Good old Smiler...

...everybody's friend.

Everybody's...

- Aunt Belle, I didn't mean to do it!

- Holy mackerel! Take it easy.

Please, say it don't make

any difference, Aunt Belle!

Please, you got to say...

You got to tell me

it don't make any difference!

For heaven's sake, tell him.

It... It don't make any difference.

That guy's dead.

You'd better believe it.

I believe it, all right.

But if he jumps up again,

I'm getting the hell out of here.

- What a routine he went through.

- Somebody ought to cover him up.

What are you looking at?

All I got is this sweater.

I got a blanket in the truck.

Do you think

there was anything in all that?

He was just raving. He flipped.

Hey. This must...

This must be the police.

Think we ought to tell them

what he said?

Don't say anything

or we'll be here all day.

We got to be in Vegas this afternoon.

I got a van of furniture to get to Yuma.

My wife and I are on

our second honeymoon.

My wife's up there with her mother.

We're on our way to Lake Mead.

What's to argue about? Just clam up.

Don't say nothing.

This way, we get out of here.

Are you a police officer?

Yep!

- How long ago did this happen?

- A few minutes ago.

About five minutes ago.

- Any of you actually see it happen?

- Well, uh...

- He passed me on the curve...

- Did anybody actually see it?

He was passing me

when he sailed right out there.

- Right over there, up there.

- Who was the first down here?

We all went down.

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