The Jerk

  • 1979
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy

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 fame and fortune. Acting like the ultimate jerk (the title truly lives up to the character), Martin finds...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Source (2 Credits)
Producer (2 Credits)
David V. Picker
William E. McEuen
Assoc. Producer (1 Credit)
Peter MacGregor-Scott
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Victor J. Kemper
Editor (1 Credit)
Bud Molin
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Jack T. Collis
Set Decorator (2 Credits)
Joe Hubbard
Richard C. Goddard
Costumes (1 Credit)
Theadora Van Runkle