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The Jerk

R| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Navin (Steve Martin) 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 (Bernadette Peters).

Cast: Steve Martin , Bernadette Peters , Catlin Adams , Mabel King , Richard Ward , Dick Anthony Williams , Carl Reiner , Bill Macy

Director: Carl Reiner

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: MCA/Universal Pictures [us]

The Jerk (1979)

Release Date: November 10th, 2002|1 hr. 33 min.

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