The Gorilla
The Gorilla (1939)

Based on the play by Ralph Spence, this Ritz Brothers comedy follows the investigation of detectives Harrigan, Mulligan, and Garrity as they attempt to discover the identity of the famed killer known as "The Gorilla," before he… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 29, 2005
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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A short and sweet horror comedy that garners a few laughs, and some fun horror tropes.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Unusual adaptation of a play, with remarkable camera technique.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The Ritz Brothers are a low-rent version of the Marx Brothers.

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Greg S
A wealthy man hires three cowardly detectives (the Ritz Brothers) to protect him from a killer known as the Gorilla (who may be an actual gorilla). The Ritz… More
Bruce Bruce
This film was far more then I expected. From the Sons of Kong 10 Movie Collection, Here I thought it would be another Jungle movie filmed before 1940 a copy cat… More
Aj V
I know the Ritz brothers are supposed to be funny, but they aren't, if you have to hire a comedy group to be your detectives, you really have no hope in… More