The Jerk (1979)

After discovering he's not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him from rags to riches and back to rags again. The slaphappy jerk strikes it rich, but life in the fast lane isn't all it's cracked up to be and, in the end, all that really matters to Johnson is his true love.

Directing:
  • Carl Reiner

Writing:
  • Carl Gottlieb
  • Steve Martin
  • Michael Elias

Stars:
Release Date: 1979-12-14
themoviedb icon 7.1/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 94
  • Revenue: $73,961,419
Steve Martin
Steve Martin
Navin R. Johnson
Bernadette Peters
Bernadette Pe...
Marie Kimble Johnson
Catlin Adams
Catlin Adams
Patty Bernstein
Mabel King
Mabel King
Mother
Richard Ward
Richard Ward
Father
Carl Gottlieb
Carl Gottlieb
Iron Balls McGinty
Dick Anthony Williams
Dick Anthony...
Taj
Bill Macy
Bill Macy
Stan Fox
M. Emmet Walsh
M. Emmet Wals...
Madman
Dick O'Neill
Dick O'Neill
Frosty
Maurice Evans
Maurice Evans
Hobart
Ren Woods
Ren Woods
Elvira
Pepe Serna
Pepe Serna
Punk #1
Jackie Mason
Jackie Mason
Harry Hartounian
Carl Reiner
Carl Reiner
Himself
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