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List of Harpo Marx Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Duck Soup (1933)
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Duck Soup
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Freedonia is on the brink of a revolution and in the middle of a financial crisis. Rufus T Firefly is appointed as  President by the government in order to gain a bail-out from the wealthy Mrs Teasdale. The bordering nation of Sylvania senses the weakness in the leadership of Freedonia, and sends in the spies Chicolini and Pinky to prepare for a revolution. The countries are on the verge of an all out war as Sylvanian ambassador and Firefly lock horns.

Role:
Pinky
Starring:
Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Groucho Marx, Brothers The Marx
Directed By:
Leo McCarey
2. A Night at the Opera (1935)
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A Night at the Opera
TV-G
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Opera soprano Rosa, though leading-lady of tenor Rodolfo, is in love with unknown but better tenor Ricardo. As the opera company voyages from Italy to New York, manager Otis, with friends Fiorello and Tomasso, help Ricardo travel as stowaway. Now Otis and friends have to evade authorities who are after stowaway, and also arrange for Ricardo to replace Rodolfo as leading tenor. 

Role:
Tomasso
Starring:
Chico Marx, Groucho Marx, Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones
Directed By:
Sam Wood, Edmund Goulding
3. Humor Risk (1921)
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Humor Risk
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Role:
Watson
Starring:
Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Groucho Marx, Mildred Davis
Directed By:
Richard Smith
4. A Day at the Races (1937)
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A Day at the Races
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A Day at the Races is a comedy sports musical film which tells the story of Hugo, a veterinarian, who poses as a doctor, and teams up with a singer and his friends, in his struggle to save a sanitarium in New York.

Role:
Stuffy (as The Marx Brothers)
Starring:
Dorothy Dandridge, Chico Marx, Groucho Marx, Maureen O'Sullivan, Allan Jones
Directed By:
Sam Wood
5. Animal Crackers (1930)
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Animal Crackers
TV-G
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Bob and Horatio are two brothers who are running a traveling circus, and doing quite well, despite their different personalities. They soon find themselves attracted to a lovely girl, whose uncle asks them to provide her a job.

Role:
The Professor
Starring:
Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Groucho Marx, Brothers The Marx
Directed By:
Victor Heerman
6. Horse Feathers (1932)
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Horse Feathers
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Shortly after Professor Quincy Adam is appointed as the new president of Huxley College, his son Frank convinces him that the football team needs to appoint two professional footballers, if they want to have a chance against their rival school.  

Role:
Pinky
Starring:
Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Groucho Marx, Brothers The Marx
Directed By:
Norman Z. McLeod
7. Too Many Kisses (1925)
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Too Many Kisses
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Starring:
Frank Currier, Joseph Burke, William Powell, Richard Dix
Directed By:
Paul Sloane
8. Monkey Business (1931)
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Monkey Business
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Four stowaways hide in barrels in the cargo of a ship, but they are soon discovered, after which the naval officers attempt to chase and arrest them. However, things get complicated when they soon get mixed up with gangsters.      

Role:
Harpo
Starring:
Maurice Chevalier, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Groucho Marx, Brothers The Marx
Directed By:
Norman Z. McLeod
9. The Cocoanuts (1929)
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The Cocoanuts
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Mr. Hammer is running a bankrupt hotel in Florida, and he is always trying to come up with various schemes to make his business a success. Things get complicated when he gets involved with a group of jewel thieves.  

Role:
Harpo
Starring:
Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Groucho Marx, Brothers The Marx
Directed By:
Robert Florey, Joseph Santley
10. A Night in Casablanca (1946)
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A Night in Casablanca
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Ronald Kornblow, a former motel proprietor, is hired to run a hotel whose previous managers have all ended up dead.  Despite the dangers, he decides to accept the job. Meanwhile, a French soldier named Pierre begins to suspect the involvement of ex-Nazis, but he is soon himself accused of collaborating with the enemy. Along with his girlfriend, he attempts to prove his innocence.

Role:
Rusty
Starring:
Chico Marx, Groucho Marx, Charles Drake, Lois Collier
Directed By:
Archie Mayo
11. At the Circus (1939)
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At the Circus
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The Marx brothers try to help a circus show owner escape from a loan shark, with the help of a cunning lawyer.

Role:
'Punchy'
Starring:
Chico Marx, Groucho Marx, Kenny Baker, Florence Rice
Directed By:
Edward Buzzell
12. Go West (1940)
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Go West
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S Quentin is a conman who is heading west hoping for a better future. However, he is ten dollars short for a train ticket. At the station, he encounters two brothers named Joseph and Rusty, and attempts to swindle their money. However, the two are also con men and they swindles Quentin’s money instead.

Role:
'Rusty' Panello
Starring:
Chico Marx, Groucho Marx, John Carroll, Diana Lewis
Directed By:
Edward Buzzell
13. Room Service (1938)
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Room Service
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The Marx Brothers are about to be evicted after their landlord discovers that they have run out of money. Therefore, to confuse their landlord, they pretend that the author of the play has contracted a terrible disease, and therefore, he can’t be moved. Meanwhile, they also try to find someone to back their new play.

Role:
Faker Englund (as The Marx Brothers)
Starring:
Lucille Ball, Chico Marx, Groucho Marx, Ann Miller
Directed By:
William A. Seiter
14. The Big Store (1941)
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The Big Store
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Role:
Wacky
Starring:
Chico Marx, Groucho Marx, Tony Martin, Virginia Grey
Directed By:
Charles Reisner
15. Stage Door Canteen (1943)
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Stage Door Canteen
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Starring:
Johnny Weissmuller, Katharine Hepburn, Helen Hayes, Merle Oberon, Ethel Merman, Paul Muni, Peggy Lee
Directed By:
Frank Borzage
16. Love Happy (1949)
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Love Happy
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Role:
Harpo
Starring:
Raymond Burr, Marilyn Monroe, Chico Marx, Vera-Ellen
Directed By:
David Miller
17. The Story of Mankind (1957)
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The Story of Mankind
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Loosely based on Hendrik Willem van Loon nonfiction book of the same name, this movie has a devil and an angel acting as prosecutor and defender respectively in the Great Court of Outer Space. The argument revolves around whether to allow humanity to continue existing despite its faults or let it get destroyed by the Super H-bomb invented by earth scientists. 

Role:
Sir Isaac Newton
Starring:
Vincent Price, Dennis Hopper, John Carradine, Peter Lorre, Agnes Moorehead, Hedy Lamarr, Chico Marx
Directed By:
Irwin Allen

TV Shows and Videos

I Love Lucy (1951)
I Love Lucy
TV-G
Starring:
Jerry Mathers, Rock Hudson, Bea Benaderet, Elsa Lanchester, Mary Wickes, Vivian Vance, Orson Welles
Directed By:
William Asher, Marc Daniels, James V. Kern
The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1959)
The DuPont Show with June Allyson
Starring:
Lloyd Bridges, David Niven, Anne Baxter, Keenan Wynn, Ron Howard, Steve Allen, Ginger Rogers
Directed By:
Don Taylor, Paul Henreid, Robert Butler, Richard Dunlap, James Neilson
The Red Skelton Show (1951)
The Red Skelton Show
TV-G
Starring:
Jack Wild, Connie Stevens, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Errol Flynn, Tina Louise, Charles Bronson, Rita Moreno
Directed By:
Seymour Berns, Bill Hobin, John Gaunt, Terry Kyne, Martin Rackin
Playhouse 90 (1956)
Playhouse 90
Starring:
Buster Keaton, Paul Newman, Charlton Heston, Leslie Nielsen, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Andy Griffith, Mickey Rooney
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer, Franklin J. Schaffner, Ralph Nelson, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Hiller
Four Star Revue (1950)
Four Star Revue
Starring:
Bette Davis, Abe Vigoda, Bob Hope, Jimmy Durante, Danny Thomas, David Niven, Eddie Jackson
Directed By:
Joseph Santley, Sid Smith, Nat Hiken, Grey Lockwood, Ernest D. Glucksman
The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950)
The Colgate Comedy Hour
Starring:
Scatman Crothers, Jerry Lewis, Art Carney, Frank Sinatra, Mel Blanc, Dean Martin, Angie Dickinson
Directed By:
Fred Hamilton, Ernest D. Glucksman, Jim Jordan, Kingman T. Moore, Bud Yorkin
The DuPont Show of the Month (1957)
The DuPont Show of the Month
Starring:
Jackie Cooper, Richard Harris, Fredric March, Shelley Winters, Hume Cronyn, Christopher Plummer, Elaine Stritch
Directed By:
Robert Mulligan, Ralph Nelson, Alex Segal, Sidney Lumet, Daniel Petrie
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1962)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Starring:
Jim Nabors, Buster Keaton, Fess Parker
Directed By:
Oscar Rudolph, Claudio Guzmán, Earl Bellamy
General Electric Theater (1953)
General Electric Theater
Starring:
Edward G. Robinson, Donna Reed, James Coburn, Elinor Donahue, Alan Ladd, James Franciscus, Diahann Carroll
Directed By:
Herschel Daugherty, Don Medford, James Neilson, Jules Bricken, Mitchell Leisen