Duck Soup Reviews

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February 28, 2006
...detractors of the quartet will find very little here to embrace...
January 26, 2006
It also includes what is perhaps the Brothers' funniest scene ever: an immaculately timed and performed sequence with a broken mirror in which Groucho, Chico and Harpo look absolutely identical. A masterpiece.
September 2, 2005
Funny classic comedy.
July 30, 2005
The magnificent Marx Brothers at their funniest and most chaotic.
April 9, 2005
The Marx Brothers high water mark in film.
February 7, 2005
January 27, 2005
January 18, 2005
The last time the Marxes were allowed to be completely lawless and eternally centre-stage.
November 25, 2004
Duck Soup is the closest thing to pure anarchy on film.
November 20, 2004
The film's humor might be broad and low, but sometimes a bludgeon is just funnier than a gimlet.
September 17, 2004
June 1, 2004
Unpredictable, hilarious, and completely deranged. Duck Soup is without doubt the distillation of everything that the Marx Brothers claimed as their own.
March 18, 2004
March 16, 2004
Many will inevitably find it dated, but for fans this is one the Brothers' finest.
December 4, 2003
Not prime Marxism, but darned funny.
November 13, 2003
Sublime!
November 7, 2003
As absurdly nonsensical as comedy can be and still be about something.
August 22, 2003
July 24, 2003
May 20, 2003
This production is, for the most part, extremely noisy without being nearly as mirthful as [the Marx brothers'] other films.
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