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The Jerk (1979)

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Domestic Box Office $73,691,419Details
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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 14th, 1979 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: July 9th, 2013 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: Rags to Riches, Riches to Rags
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Navin R. Johnson/Cat Juggler


Rob Reiner    Truck Driver Picking Up Navin


Carl Reiner    Carl Reiner
M. Emmet Walsh    Madman
Bill Macy    Stan Fox
Dick Anthony Williams    Taj
Richard Ward    Father
Mabel King    Mother
Catlin Adams    Patty Bernstein
Bernadette Peters    Marie

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