The Big Store
The Big Store (1941)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 20, 1941
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Too many dead spots.

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Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

Four stars JUST for Harpo's secret room concert!

Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Low-grade comedy is a disappointment for Marx fans

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One of the boys' weaker entries, but with enough good moments to make it worthwhile.

Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

The kind of movie that takes you about an hour to figure out that you've already seen it. If you last an hour.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
This Marx Brothers movie starts out just as funny as ever, but close to the end it gets overly silly and stupid, I am mostly referring to the chase scene, but… More
A lesser known later day effort from the Marx Brothers, one that?s probably obscure for a reason. After about a decade of making these comedies, the Marx… More
Ken Stachnik
Mediocre Marx Brothers
Anthony Valletta
Not among the best Marx Brothers films.
Byron Brubaker
New director and new producer, but at least Margaret Dumont is back. Tony Martin as Tommy Rogers is partial owner of a department store and star pop singer who… More