15 certificateThe Jerk is a Film programme that first aired in 1979 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Jerk is a 3 star programme

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The Jerk (1979)

Directed by
Carl Reiner

Navin R. Johnson is a dirt-poor fool raised by black sharecroppers. When he comes of age, they reveal that he is not their real son and that he must journey to the city to seek his fortune. In a catalogue of comic errors, Steve Martin is almost perfect.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1979

3/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Steve MartinSteve Martin...Navin R. Johnson
Bernadette Peters...Marie Kimble
Catlin Adams...Patty Bernstein
Mabel King...Mother
Richard Ward...Father
Dick Anthony Williams...Taj
Image for Bill MacyBill Macy...Stan Fox
Dick O'Neill...Frosty
Maurice Evans...Hobart
Helena Carroll...Hester
Renn Woods...Elvira
Pepe Serna...Punk
Sonny Terry...Blues Singer
Brownie McGhee...Blues Singer
Jackie Mason...Harry Hartounian