A Night at the Opera Quick Movie Reviews

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SteelCity99 - wrote on 04/22/2018

Nothing like Duck Soup (1933), but A Night at the Opera has some unbelievable stunts and superlative music-related scenes which are aesthetically impressive. For the record, watching Groucho and Chico managing a contract equals greatness. 96/100

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Gabe - wrote on 10/06/2012

I like the Marx Brothers, but I just didn't find this one that funny. Sure Groucho had a few one-liners and there were a few sight-gags, but overall this was just an average film.

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Yojimbo - wrote on 07/08/2012

The Marx Bros and Margaret Dumont follow the usual formula to terrific effect in another comedy classic. Will people still be watching Adam Sandler films in 77 years? I rather doubt it.

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Snoogans - wrote on 05/19/2012

Probably my favorite of the Marx Bros. films. There are some great comedic set pieces and an entertaining musical performance, from the Bros. Easily one of their funniest.

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mitchellyoung - wrote on 08/15/2011

Not as absurdist as the famed "Duck Soup," but still just as funny. The Marx Brothers stick to a more linear plot with some great character performances in the supporting cast. Margaret Dumont, in particular, really cuts her teeth here as the "straight woman" to the Marx Brothers' antics.

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Alex - wrote on 06/27/2007

While not as good as the other Marx movie, it is funny at times and still better than the Three Stooges. I am not sure why this one made the AFI list though as opposed to the last time. See it only if you like pre 40's film comedies.

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