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The Jerk

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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Comedy
Director: Carl Reiner

Navin believes he was born a poor black child in Mississippi. He is, however, actually white. Upon figuring this out, he heads north to St. Louis to find himself. After landing a job at a gas station, Navin is excited to discover his name printed in the new phone book. This ratification of his existence leads him from one misadventure to another -- as he invents gadgets, dodges bullets, joins the carnival and seeks love in the arms of beautiful Marie .

Cast :

  • Steve Martin
  • Navin R. Johnson/Cat Juggler/Pig Eye Jackson/Engineer Fred
  • Bernadette Peters
  • Marie Kimble Johnson
  • Catlin Adams
  • Patty Bernstein
  • Mabel King
  • Mother
  • Richard Ward
  • Father
  • Dick Anthony Williams
  • Taj Jonson
  • Carl Reiner
  • Man at Disco Party
  • Bill Macy
  • Stan Fox
  • M. Emmet Walsh
  • Madman
  • Dick O'Neill
  • Frosty
  • Maurice Evans
  • Hobart
  • Helena Carroll
  • Hester
  • Ren Wood
  • Elvira Jonson
  • Pepe Serna
  • Punk 1 in Blue Chevy
  • Jackie Mason
  • Harry Hartounian
  • David Landsberg
  • New Accounts Bank Manager
Producers :
David V. Picker , William McEuen
Writers :
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