Classic Movies The Best Groucho Marx Movies  

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List of the best Groucho Marx movies, ranked best to worst. The order of these top Groucho Marx movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Groucho Marx movies will be at the top of the list. Groucho Marx is a legend, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Groucho Marx movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Groucho Marx films to end the squabble once and for all. These are the best Marx Brothers movies!

If you think the best Groucho Marx role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Groucho Marx performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Duck Soup and Animal Crackers are only the beginning of the films on this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Groucho Marx movies?" and "What are the greatest Groucho Marx roles of all time?"

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Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx Duck Soup is a 1933 Marx Brothers anarchic comedy film written by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, with additional dialogue by Arthur Sheekman and Nat Perrin, and directed by Leo McCarey. First ...more

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Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Leonard Marx A Night at the Opera is a 1935 American comedy film starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, and Harpo Marx, and featuring Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones, Margaret Dumont, Sig Ruman, and Walter Woolf ...more

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Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Thelma Todd Horse Feathers is a Marx Brothers film comedy. It stars the four Marx Brothers and Thelma Todd. It was written by Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, S. J. Perelman, and Will B. Johnstone. Kalmar and Ruby ...more

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Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx Animal Crackers is a 1930 Marx Brothers comedy film, in which mayhem and zaniness ensue when a valuable painting goes missing during a party in honor of famed African explorer Captain Spaulding. ...more

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Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Thelma Todd Monkey Business is a 1931 comedy film. It is the third of the Marx Brothers' released movies, and the first not to be an adaptation of one of their Broadway shows. The film stars the four ...more

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Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Maureen O'Sullivan A Day at the Races is the seventh film starring the three Marx Brothers, with Margaret Dumont, Allan Jones, and Maureen O'Sullivan. Like their previous MGM feature A Night at the Opera, this ...more

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Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx The Cocoanuts is the Marx Brothers' first feature-length film. Produced for Paramount Pictures by Walter Wanger, who is not credited, the musical comedy stars the four Marx Brothers, Oscar Shaw, ...more

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Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Leonard Marx A Night in Casablanca is the twelfth Marx Brothers movie, starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, and Harpo Marx. The picture was directed by Archie Mayo and written by Joseph Fields and Roland ...more

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Lucille Ball, Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx Room Service is a 1938 RKO film comedy starring the Marx Brothers and based on the 1937 play of the same name by Allen Boretz and John Murray. It also features Lucille Ball, Ann Miller, ...more

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Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Eve Arden At the Circus is a 1939 Marx Brothers comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in which they save a circus from bankruptcy. The movie is notable for Groucho Marx's classic rendition of ...more

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Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Leonard Marx The Big Store is a 1941 film directed by Charles Reisner.

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Marilyn Monroe, Groucho Marx, Raymond Burr Love Happy is a 1949 American musical comedy film, released by United Artists, directed by David Miller, starring the Marx Brothers. It was the 14th and last film starring feature for the Marx ...more

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Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Leonard Marx Go West is the 10th Marx Brothers comedy film, in which brothers Groucho, Chico, and Harpo head to the American West and attempt to unite a couple by ensuring that an evil railroad baron is ...more

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Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda, Gloria Jean Copacabana is a 1947 American musical comedy film starring Groucho Marx and Carmen Miranda. The film is a showcase for Miranda, who performs several numbers in her usual style, including a ...more

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Mickey Rooney, Carol Channing, Burgess Meredith Skidoo is an American comedy film directed by Otto Preminger, starring Jackie Gleason and Carol Channing, written by Doran William Cannon and released by Paramount Pictures on December 19, 1968. ...more

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Frank Sinatra, Jane Russell, Groucho Marx Double Dynamite is a 1951 American musical comedy film directed by Irving Cummings and starring Jane Russell, Groucho Marx, and Frank Sinatra. The film was written by Leo Rosten, Mel Shavelson, ...more

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Groucho Marx, William Bendix, Marie Wilson A Girl in Every Port is a 1952 comedy film about two sailors who buy a racehorse. It was based on the short story They Sell Sailors Elephants by Frederick Hazlitt Brennan.

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Marx Brothers: Radio Days is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Groucho Marx Movies
Marx Brothers: Radio Days Lucille Ball, Bing Crosby, Groucho Marx

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Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx Humor Risk was the first Marx Brothers film. The short film was never released and is now considered a lost film. The print may have been accidentally thrown away when left in the screening box ...more

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Merrily We Roll Along: The Early Days of the Automobile Groucho Marx

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Marx Brothers: Marx Brothers Mixed Nuts Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx

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Jayne Mansfield, Groucho Marx, Joan Blondell Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? is a 1957 American satirical comedy film starring Jayne Mansfield and Tony Randall, with Betsy Drake, Joan Blondell, John Williams, Henry Jones, Lili Gentle, ...more

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The House That Shadows Built Gary Cooper, Groucho Marx, Claudette Colbert The House That Shadows Built is a short feature film from Paramount Pictures, made to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the studio's founding in 1912. The film was a promotional film for ...more