Once you’ve seen a Marx brothers film, you’ll never forget them. The five brothers, later the trio of Julius (Groucho), Adolph (Harpo), and Leonard (Chico) Marx grew up performing songs and comedy onstage, and developed distinct and memorable characters who created havoc wherever they went. They complimented each other perfectly, but fourth brother Zeppo was an underrated straight man in their earlier works. They are probably best remembered for their excellent war satire Duck Soup, but they packed a great deal into every film.



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