The best Groucho Marx’s movies

Groucho Marx

Groucho Marx

02/10/1890- 19/08/1977
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Groucho Marx’s movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don’t know about Groucho Marx.
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Duck Soup

Duck Soup
7.7/10
  • Genre: ComedyWar
  • Release: 12/11/1933
  • Character: Rufus T. Firefly
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Animal Crackers

Animal Crackers
7.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 28/08/1930
  • Character: Captain Jeffrey T. Spaulding
The well-known explorer and hunter Captain Spaulding has just returned from Africa, and is being welcomed home with a lavish party at the estate of influential society matron Mrs. Rittenhouse when a valuable painting goes missing. The intrepid Captain Spaulding attempts to solve the crime with the help of his silly secretary Horatio Jamison, while sparring with the anarchic Signor Emanuel Ravelli and his nutty sidekick The Professor.

A Night in Casablanca

A Night in Casablanca
6.9/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 10/05/1946
  • Character: Ronald Kornblow
The Marx Brothers are employed at a hotel in postwar Casablanca, where a ring of Nazis is trying to recover a cache of stolen treasure.

The Cocoanuts

The Cocoanuts
6.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 23/05/1929
  • Character: Hammer
During the Florida land boom, the Marx Brothers run a hotel, auction off some land and thwart a jewel robbery.

A Night at the Opera

A Night at the Opera
7.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 15/11/1935
  • Character: Otis B. Driftwood
The Marx Brothers take on high society and the opera world to bring two lovers together. A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.

A Day at the Races

A Day at the Races
7.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 11/06/1937
  • Character: Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush
Doctor Hugo Hackenbush, Tony, and Stuffy try and save Judy's farm by winning a big race with her horse. There are a few problems. Hackenbush runs a high priced clinic for the wealthy who don't know he has his degree in Veterinary Medicine.

Monkey Business

Monkey Business
7.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 19/09/1931
  • Character: Groucho
Four stowaways get mixed up with gangsters while running riot on an ocean liner.

Go West

Go West
6.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyWestern
  • Release: 06/12/1940
  • Character: S. Quentin Quale
Embezzler, shill, all around confidence man S. Quentin Quale is heading west to find his fortune; he meets the crafty but simple brothers Joseph and Rusty Panello in a train station, where they steal all his money. They're heading west, too, because they've heard you can just pick the gold off the ground. Once there, they befriend an old miner named Dan Wilson whose property, Dead Man's Gulch, has no gold. They loan him their last ten dollars so he can go start life anew, and for collateral, he gives them the deed to the Gulch. Unbeknownst to Wilson, the son of his longtime rival, Terry Turner (who's also in love with his daughter, Eva), has contacted the railroad to arrange for them to build through the land, making the old man rich and hopefully resolving the feud. But the evil Red Baxter, owner of a saloon, tricks the boys out of the deed, and it's up to them - as well as Quale, who naturally finds his way out west anyway - to save the day.

Horse Feathers

Horse Feathers
7.5/10
Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley U, hires bumblers Baravelli and Pinky to help his school win the big football game against rival Darwin U.

The Big Parade of Comedy

The Big Parade of Comedy
5.8/10
Film clips highlight the funniest scenes and brightest comic stars in MGM's history.

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
7.1/10
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.

At the Circus

At the Circus
6.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 20/10/1939
  • Character: Attorney J. Cheever Loophole
Jeff Wilson, the owner of a small circus, owes his partner Carter $10,000. Before Jeff can pay, Carter lets his accomplices steal the money, so he can take over the circus. Antonio Pirelli and Punchy, who work at the circus, together with lawyer Loophole try to find the thief and get the money back.

The Big Store

The Big Store
6.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 20/06/1941
  • Character: Wolf J. Flywheel
A detective is hired to protect the life of a singer, who has recently inherited a department store, from the store's crooked manager.

Skidoo

Skidoo
4.7/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 19/12/1968
  • Character: God
Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter Darlene on his luxury yacht.

Room Service

Room Service
6.6/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 21/09/1938
  • Character: Gordon Miller
Broke Gordon Miller tries to land a backer for his new play while he has to deal with with the hotel manager trying to evict him and his cast.

That's Entertainment, Part II

That's Entertainment, Part II
7.3/10
Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.

The Story of Mankind

The Story of Mankind
4.8/10
The devil and the spirit of mankind argue as to whether or not humanity is ultimately good or evil.

Love Happy

Love Happy
5.8/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 12/10/1949
  • Character: Sam Grunion
The Marx Brothers help young Broadway hopefuls when they get mixed up with gangsters due to a tin of sardines containing Romanoff diamonds.

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
6.9/10
To save his career, an ad man wants a sex symbol to endorse a lipstick. But she wants something too: he has to pretend to be her new lover.

Game Changers

Game Changers
6.7/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 29/06/2018
  • Character: Himself (Archive Footage)
Alex Trebek hosts a documentary about television game shows featuring interviews with a number of game show hosts and producers.

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