A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately to Moscow to find the hidden fortune.

  1. Mel Brooks

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Ilya Ilf


  3. Doris Mudie


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ron Moody

    Ron Moody

    Ippolit Vorobyaninov

  2. Frank Langella

    Frank Langella

    Ostap Bender

  3. Dom DeLuise

    Dom DeLuise

    Father Fyodor

  4. Andréas Voutsinas

    Andréas Voutsinas

    Nikolai Sestrin

  5. Diana Coupland

    Diana Coupland

Full Cast & Crew

The Twelve Chairs
The Twelve Chairs



Status Released

Release Information

  • October 28, 1970


    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

Budget -

Revenue -



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