Jerk, The

Jerk, The

That wild and crazy guy, Steve Martin, makes his film-starring debut in the wacky comedy hit The Jerk. Steve portrays Navin Johnson, adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family, whose crazy inventions lead him from rags to riches and right back to rags. Along the way, he's smitten with a lady motorcycle racer, survives a series of screwball attacks by a deranged killer, becomes a millionaire by inventing the "Opti-grab" handle for glasses - and shows why he's one of the hottest comic performers in the world.


  • Steve Martin

  • Bernadette Peters

  • Catlin Adams

  • Mabel King

  • Richard Ward

  • Dick Anthony Williams

  • Bill Macy

  • M. Emmet Walsh

  • Dick O'Neill

  • Maurice Evans

  • Helena Carroll

  • Ren Wood

  • Pepe Serna

  • Sonny Terry

  • Brownie McGee

  • Jackie Mason


Carl Reiner


Bonus Features

  • Learn How to Play "Tonight You Belong to Me"
  • The Lost Filmstrips of Father Carlos Las Vegas de Cordova
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Production Notes
  • Digital Copy of The Jerk (expires 12/31/2013)

Technical Information

  • Run Time: 94
  • MPAA Rating: R ()
  • Audio: English, French, Spanish
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround / Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
  • English SDH, French, Spanish
  • Picture: Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1)
Jerk, The

  • R
  • Comedy
  • 94min