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Summary Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

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Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 15 Critic Reviews
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93
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 32 User Ratings
7.6
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Summary Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 15 Critic Reviews
93
93% Positive
14 Reviews
7% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 15 Critic Reviews
93
93% Positive
14 Reviews
7% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 32 User Ratings
7.6
69% Positive
22 Ratings
25% Mixed
8 Ratings
6% Negative
2 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 32 User Ratings
7.6
69% Positive
22 Ratings
25% Mixed
8 Ratings
6% Negative
2 Ratings

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Production Company Paramount Pictures
Release Date Nov 17, 1933
Duration 1 h 9 m
Rating Approved
Tagline War Is Swell ...when the Marx Brothers are in it. They'll be out of the trenches by Christmas...if the food doesn't improve
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
2 Nominations
National Film Preservation Board, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Online Film & Television Association
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination