Rank: 17/100 in Top Movie 1979 – The Jerk: A rags to riches to rags story.

Movie Synopsis:
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.

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Movie details:

  • Original Title: The Jerk
  • Original Language: en
  • Release Date: 1979-12-14
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie
  • Category 2 (Genres): Comedy Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1979
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Universal Pictures, Aspen Film Society
  • Production Countries: United States of America
  • Budget: $0.00
  • Revenue: $73,961,419.00
  • Running Time: 94 minutes
  • Director: Carl Reiner
  • Actors: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King, Richard Ward
  • YB100 views Counts: 243
  • YB100 Likes: 5
  • Popularity: 10.319
  • Vote Count: 485
  • Vote Average: 7

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