The Jerk Synopsis
Simpleton (Steve Martin) leaves home, invents slip-proof eyeglasses.
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Jerky!

By JLinneball
It's stupid, but intentionally so. It's some of Steve Martin's best early film work. It picks up on some themes he developed in his standup comedy and runs with them. It's not intellectual humor, but...

The Greatest Jerk There Ever Was...

By Reesuh
Steve Martin plays Navin Johnson, a white man who was raised by a loving - but dirt poor - black family. Navin gets along well with his family but he doesn't fit in. (As displayed by his inability to...

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Rated R | For Soft Drug Use and Moderate Sex References
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 15 & under Classic Steve Martin comedy with frequent profanity.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF