• Peter Gatt

    ★★★★ Rewatched by Peter Gatt 16 Jul, 2015

    I'll never tired of watching this film


  • Gus Braidotti

    ★★★½ Rewatched by Gus Braidotti 03 Jul, 2015

    1937 !!!! Hard to believe they were so out there, wacky, outright funny, back then. 100 years ahead of their time. Though this is still 1937 and there are plenty of for us boring musical bits in it.


  • theactualjase

    ★★ Watched by theactualjase 02 Jul, 2015

    I really wanted to like this. It's the third Marx Bros. film I've seen after Duck Soup and A Night at the Opera and none of them have clicked with me. I don't know what it is. I can see the humour, and I find it witty but it hardly ever makes me laugh. Usually its a 'huh, that's funny'. I'm probably defective.


  • slyman

    ★★★★½ Watched by slyman 20 Jun, 2015

    " Emily, I have a confession to make. I really am a horse doctor. But marry me, and I'll never look at another horse."

    Scavenger Hunt #3 15/30
    8. A film about horse(s)!

    Vintage Marx Bros. The puns are in abundance. The sight gags are great. It's at it best when its just the Bros on the screen, the other characters are just not as funny. There is even a great black face scene, it is interesting to see how they treat it, especially with The Birth of a Nation fresh in my mind.

    Two word review: Horsing around


  • Heretic

    Watched by Heretic 18 May, 2015

    Even worse than A Night at the Opera. The ending left me truly sad.


  • AlphaDream

    ★★★★★ Added by AlphaDream

    this used to be on tv all the time


  • Adrian Zachow

    ★★★★ Rewatched by Adrian Zachow 29 Apr, 2015

    The boy's manic shtick is as sublime and surreal as ever, as they try to save a sanitarium sitting next to a horse race track from closure. Solid stuff, if only the two lengthy musical interludes featuring forgettable songs had been kept shorter.


  • Dave Holmes

    ★★★★½ Added by Dave Holmes

    It's very difficult to rank the Marx Brothers' flicks - NONE are perfect, but ALL have moments of perfection. This one - with plot nonsense about a horse who might save a sanitarium - is no different, but whenever Hugo Z. Hackenbush is onscreen, it is divine.

    Get ya Tutsi-Frutsie Ice-Cream!!!


  • kineticandroid

    Rewatched by kineticandroid 28 Mar, 2015

    "Emily, I have a confession to make. I really am a horse doctor. But marry me, and I'll never look at another horse."


  • tpkulovitz

    ★★★½ Watched by tpkulovitz 13 Mar, 2015

    I enjoy the Marx Brothers a lot. This one is quite funny, but the overly long musical numbers kill the momentum in a lot of spots.


  • Peter Gatt

    ★★★★ Rewatched by Peter Gatt 11 Mar, 2015

    Wonderful film with the Marx Bros as they try and save a Sanitarium from closing

    If you haven't seen this make it your next film you see


  • Cliffy73

    Rewatched by Cliffy73 21 Feb, 2015

    Controlled chaos, which gets better as it becomes less controlled. But since I'm an unironic fan of big production numbers and old-time crooning, the interstitial stuff works for me in a way that it doesn't for some.