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The Jerk

Martin's film debut, released at the height of the comedian's popularity. He is cast as a poor "black" boy, raised in the South by a black family, only to discover one day that he is really white. After struggling for a time, he decides to hitchhike to fam… (more)

Released: 1979

Rating: R

User Rating:4.86 out of 5 (7 ratings)

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  • Released: 1979
  • Rating: R
  • User Rating:4.86 out of 5 (7 ratings)
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  • Review: Martin's film debut, released at the height of the comedian's popularity. He is cast as a poor "black" boy, raised in the South by a black family, only to discover one day that he is really white. After struggling for a time, he decides to hitchhike to fam… (more)

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