About

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.

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Directed by

Stanley Kramer

Written by

William Rose (Screenplay)
Tania Rose (Screenplay)

Runtime

163 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The comedy event of the century, In glorious 70mm!

Cast

Keywords

prison treasure hunt desert california money slapstick chase competition airplane car chase national park race cash

Photos

Lists

#40 on AFI's 100 years...100 laughs AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Effects, Sound Effects

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography, Color Ernest Laszlo

Oscar nomination for Best Sound

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing Frederic Knudtson