The Jerk

1979


Carl Reiner
Director

Goofy, amaible comedy of loser Navin Johnson (born a poor black child) who makes well in the world (sort-of). Packed so full of gags that one of them at least should make you laugh (there are two of them that get me giggling for hours).


Jerk
28th April 1998
DVD




1.33:1





Steve Martin
Navin Johnson

Bernadette Peters
Marie Kimball

Catlin Adams
Patty Bernstein

Mabel King
Mother

Richard Ward
Father

Dick Anthony Williams
Taj

Helena Carroll
Hester

Renn Woods
Elvira (as Ren Wood)

Sonny Terry
Blues Singer

Brownie McGhee
Blues Singer (as Brownie McGee)

David Landsberg
Bank Manager

Lenny Montana
Con Man

Clete Roberts
Announcer

Frances E. Williams
Grandma Johnson

Lydia McGhee
Cleotis Johnson

Niko Denise Holmes
Satch Johnson

Shawn Harris
Pierre Johnson

Nyles Harris
Leroy Johnson (as Niles Harris)

Susan Denise Harrison
Lisa Johnson

Douglas S. Close
Fireman

Sharon Johansen
Mrs. Hartounian

Alston Ahern
Bride

Lawrence Green
Father of Bride

Ken Magee
Carnival Rube

Tom J. Delaney
Tourist

Alfred Dennis
Irving

Marc Loge
Farm Boy

Jon Leichter
Billy

Lillian Adams
Tillie

Joe Lynn
Voodoo Dancer

Maurice Marsac
French Waiter

Gene LeBell
Con Man (as Gene Lebell)

Jerry G. Velasco
Man in Garden

Kimberly Cameron
Disco Party

Elizabeth Macey
Disco Party

Richie Reiner
Disco Party

Daniel Trevor
Disco Party

Luis Contreras
Extra in 'Cat Juggling' Scene (uncredited)

Larry Hankin
Circus Hand (uncredited)

Flower Parry
Bag Lady (uncredited)

Gailard Sartain
Guy with Cracked Airplane Seats (uncredited)

William Schallert
Judge M.A. Loring (uncredited)

Domingo Ambriz
Father de Cordoba

Maurice Evans
Hobart

Richard Foronjy
Con Man

Carl Gottlieb
Iron Balls McGinty

Fred Lerner
Con Man

Bill Macy
Stan Fox

Jackie Mason
Harry Hartounian

Dick O'Neill
Frosy

Carl Reiner
himself

Rob Reiner

Pepe Serna
Punk #1

Trinidad Silva
Punk

M. Emmet Walsh
madman