the jerk Movie
There's no better tonic than laughter and Steve Martin is the laughter master in this hilarious, rib-tickling comedy. A must for comedy lovers who haven't yet seen it.
Movie Summary: An idiotic man struggles to make it through life on his own in St. Louis.
Movie Plot: Navin is an idiot. He grew up in Mississippi as adopted son of a black family but on his 18th birthday he feels he wants to discover the rest of the world and sets out to St. Louis. There everyone exploits his naivety, but then a simple invention brings him a fortune.
- Rated: R
- Runtime: 94 min
- Genre: Comedy
- Director: Carl Reiner
- Writer: Steve Martin (screenplay), Carl Gottlieb (screenplay), Michael Elias (screenplay), Steve Martin (story), Carl Gottlieb (story)
- Actors: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King
- Language: English
- Country: USA
- Awards: 1 nomination
- Production Company: Universal Pictures
- ASIN: B000IKQMO0
- Release Date: 1979
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