"Wild and crazy" Martin's successful starring debut tells the title character's hilarious rags-to-riches story from his birth as a poor black child!
Nothing But A Man movie trailer - starring Gloria Foster, Julius W. Harris, Abbey Lincoln, Ivan Dixon, Martin Priest, Leonard Parker. Directed by Michael Roemer. Theatrical Release Date: 9/19/1964
Rating: Not Rated
Based on a true story: when the new warden enters the prison as an inmate and witnesses the violence and corruption, he becomes dedicated to reform. A stirring drama, with Morgan Freeman.
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Cinema great Robert Redford stars in this potent drama based on the real life story of Tom Murton, a prison superintendent who exposed abuse and murder in an Arkansas state prison.
Robert Redford stars in this potent drama based on the real life story of Tom Murton, the prison superintendent who exposed scandalous abuse and murder in a state prison. Posing as a prisoner, Brubaker (Redford) discovers corruption in a state penitentiary before revealing himself to be the new warden. His crusade to bring reform puts him in grave danger in this powerful, illuminating film.
That wild and crazy guy, Steve Martin, makes his film-starring debut in the wacky comedy hit The Jerk. Steve plays Navin Johnson, the adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family, whose crazy inventions lead him from rags to riches...right back to rags. Steve propels Navin through a string of misadventures-becoming smitten with a lady motorcycle racer, surviving a series of screwball attacks by a deranged killer, and becoming a millionaire by inventing the "Opti-grab" handle for eyeglasses-and shows why he's one of the hottest comic performers in the world.
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