The Jerk

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.

Directors: Carl Reiner
Actors: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King, Richard Ward, Dick Anthony Williams, Bill Macy, M. Emmet Walsh, Dick O'Neill, Maurice Evans, Helena Carroll
Countrys: USA

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Score Rating Count Release Date RunTime
7.2 47,306 1979-12-14 94

Crew Details

Job Title Member Name Job Title Member Name
DirectorCarl ReinerScreenplaySteve Martin
ScreenplayCarl GottliebOriginal Music ComposerJack Elliott
EditorBud MolinDirector of PhotographyVictor J. Kemper
EditorRon SpangCastingGeno Havens
CastingPenny PerryProduction DesignJack T. Collis
Set DecorationRichard C. GoddardCostume DesignTheadora Van Runkle
ProducerDavid V. PickerProducerWilliam E. McEuen
Associate ProducerPeter Macgregor-ScottScreenplayMichael Elias

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