The Big Store (1941)
Average Rating: 5.3/10
Reviews Counted: 9
Fresh: 6 | Rotten: 3
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Release Date: Jun 20, 1941 Wide
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 570
In the last of the Marx Brothers' MGM films, The Big Store, Groucho Marx plays two-bit detective Wolf J. Flywheel, hired by department-store owner Martha Phelps (Margaret Dumont) to act as bodyguard for Martha's nephew and sole heir, Tommy Rogers (Tony Martin). Crooked store manager Grover (Douglas Dumbrille) is anxious to take over the operation and to hide the fact that he's been juggling the books; to expedite this, he has arranged several "accidents" to put Tommy out of the way. Despite his
Jun 20, 1941 Wide
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Low-grade comedy is a disappointment for Marx fans
The kind of movie that takes you about an hour to figure out that you've already seen it. If you last an hour.
Four stars JUST for Harpo's secret room concert!
One of the boys' weaker entries, but with enough good moments to make it worthwhile.
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