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Monkey Business (1931)

Not Rated
77 min | Comedy, Musical

On a transatlantic crossing, The Marx Brothers get up to their usual antics and manage to annoy just about everyone on board the ship.
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Director
Norman Z. McLeod (as Norman McLeod)
Writers
S.J. Perelman (by) | Will B. Johnstone (by) | Arthur Sheekman (additional dialogue)
Cinematographer
Arthur L. Todd (photographed by)
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Updated Sep 17, 1931

Release date
Sep 19, 1931 (United States)

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38 cast members
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The Marx Brothers
The Four Stowaways (as The Four Marx Brothers) The Four Stowaways (as The Four Marx Brothers)   See fewer
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Groucho Marx
Groucho Groucho   See fewer
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Harpo Marx
Harpo Harpo   See fewer
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Chico Marx
Chico Chico   See fewer
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Zeppo Marx
Zeppo Zeppo   See fewer
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Rockliffe Fellowes
Joe Helton (as Rockcliffe Fellowes) Joe Helton (as Rockcliffe Fellowes)   See fewer
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Harry Woods
Briggs Briggs   See fewer
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Thelma Todd
Lucille Lucille   See fewer
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Ruth Hall
Mary Helton Mary Helton   See fewer
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Tom Kennedy
Gibson Gibson   See fewer
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Eddie Baker
Ship's Officer (uncredited) Ship's Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Barber
Hoarse Barber Customer (uncredited) Hoarse Barber Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Bletcher
Man in Deck Chair (uncredited) Man in Deck Chair (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Borden
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Bradbury Jr.
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maxine Castle
Opera Singer at Party (uncredited) Opera Singer at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Chevalier
Maurice Chevalier (voice) (uncredited) Maurice Chevalier (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Davison Clark
Passport Official (uncredited) Passport Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cecil Cunningham
Madame Swempski (uncredited) Madame Swempski (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Dunn
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Flosso
Punch and Judy Puppeteer (uncredited) Punch and Judy Puppeteer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
Indian's Wife at Party (uncredited) Indian's Wife at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Otto Fries
Ship's 2nd Officer (uncredited) Ship's 2nd Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sherry Hall
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Harmon
Indian at Party (uncredited) Indian at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethan Laidlaw
Cabbie at Barn (uncredited) Cabbie at Barn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Marx
Boat Passenger / Man at Quayside at Arrival (uncredited) Boat Passenger / Man at Quayside at Arrival (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charlotte Mineau
Emily (uncredited) Emily (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Minjir
Emily's Lover (uncredited) Emily's Lover (uncredited)   See fewer
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William H. O'Brien
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Evelyn Pierce
Manicurist (uncredited) Manicurist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cyril Ring
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Constantine Romanoff
Butch (uncredited) Butch (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rolfe Sedan
Barber #2 (uncredited) Barber #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederick Sullivan
Pickpocket Victim #1 (uncredited) Pickpocket Victim #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Taggart
Capt. Corcoran (uncredited) Capt. Corcoran (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo White
Barber #1 (uncredited) Barber #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo Willis
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 10,064 votes