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The Jerk, Too (1984)

Navin Johnson sets out to travel to Los Angeles to attend the wedding of his pen pal, Marie, but is sidetracked by the leader of a gang of hobos who takes him to Las Vegas when learning of Navin's skill at playing cards.

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Michael Schultz

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Steve Martin (characters), Carl Gottlieb (characters) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Blankfield ... Navin Johnson
Ray Walston ... Diesel
Robert Sampson ... Van Buren
Patricia Barry ... Mrs. Van Buren
Barrie Ingham ... Carl the Butler
Stacey Nelkin ... Marie Van Buren (as Stacey Nelkin)
Jean LeClerc ... Count Marco
Thalmus Rasulala ... Crossroads
Pat McCormick ... Dudley
Bill Saluga ... Shoes
Mabel King ... Mama Johnson
Lina Raymond Lina Raymond ... Cheetah Johnson
William Smith ... Suicide
Peter Schrum ... Ugly Eddie (as Pete Schrum)
Lainie Kazan ... Card Player
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Navin Johnson sets out to travel to Los Angeles to attend the wedding of his pen pal, Marie, but is sidetracked by the leader of a gang of hobos who takes him to Las Vegas when learning of Navin's skill at playing cards.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 January 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Another Jerk See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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WHAT?
16 April 2004 | by mattattac78-1See all my reviews

Okay The Jerk is one of my all time favorite movies. I will even go as far to say that it is a standard for comedies. When I was watching cable a couple months ago I saw this pile of crud and I disturbed by every single second of it. First I laughed at how bad it was, then I was compelled by the fact that it could not get worse, but it did.

I Should have known though look at the cast. First you have Stacy Nelkin who stared in the most insulting chapter of the Halloween series (part 3), and you have Mark Blankfield in the title role. Now he was okay in Robin Hood men in tights, but come on the guy was in Angel 3.

Do yourself a favor and never put yourself through the pain of seeing this... well I was almost going to call it film but that would be an insult to every other movie ever created. Just don't watch this.


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