Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on The Criterion Channel

Watch this video and more on The Criterion Channel

Start your free trial

Already subscribed? Sign in

Monkey Business

The Best of the Marx Brothers • 1h 17m

Up Next in The Best of the Marx Brothers

  • Horse Feathers

    Directed by Norman Z. McLeod • 1932 • United States
    Starring Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

    The title is 1930s slang for nonsense—and that’s just what the marvelous Marx Brothers deliver in this zany tale of newly elected college president Quincy Adams Wagstaff (Groucho Marx, declaring “wh...

  • Duck Soup

    Directed by Leo McCarey • 1933 • United States
    Starring Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

    The marvelous Marx Brothers are at their anarchic best in this wildly hilarious tour de force of comic invention. When Groucho’s Rufus T. Firefly, president of the bankrupt nation of Freedonia, picks a f...

  • A Night at the Opera

    Directed by Sam Wood • 1935 • United States
    Starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx

    “You can’t fool me. There ain’t no Sanity Clause!” The legendary Marx Brothers take riotous aim at the pomposity of high society in one of the funniest movies ever made. Groucho Marx’s seedy promoter Otis B...