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Marx Brothers: Monkey Business

The Marx Brothers go bananas in this black and white comedy classic. As stowaways headed for America, the boys get tangled up with rival gang bosses, who happen to be on board. Unwittingly, the siblings' Monkey Business foils all the mobsters' evil intentions, while providing ample amounts of slapstick antics and silly soliloquies. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Theater Release:
Video Release: 23 Jun 1998
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Monkey Business is available on DVD as part of a box set titles, The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection. Another contemporary of The Marx Brothers was W.C. Fields.

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DVD Notes…

DVD release Date: October 17, 2000
If you are looking for some Monkey Business, The Marx Brothers’ classic film was released on DVD in 2000 as a stand-alone title. Fans of the famous family may prefer to look for The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection (released on November 9, 2005), a box set that includes this movie as well as The Cocoanuts, Animal Crackers, Horse Feathers and Duck Soup.

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