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The Jerk (1979) - Movie Details

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Comedy
94 min.

Navin Johnson, a none-too-bright white boy raised by a family of black sharecroppers, somehow manages to reach adulthood without ever discovering he was adopted. His parents finally tell him the truth on his birthday and, shocked by the news, he decides to head off to the big city to seek his fortune. Although he embarks on his odyssey with Candide-like optimism, Navin soon learns the cruel ways of the world as his crazy invention--a device... Full synopsis »

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Steve Martin's first major role comes to the small screen in the form of the 26th Anniversary Edition of "The Jerk," a silly comedy about an imbecile who manages to drag himself through life and even become rich for a short while after an idiotic invention makes big dollars. Full movie review »
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