The Jerk | 1979

Comedy
Navin Johnson, an idiotic white man, who has been raised by a poor black family, doesn't realize that he's white, until one day his mother finally tells him. Distraught by the bombshell, he ventures out on his own to ...more

Cast

... Navin Johnson

Actor

... Marie

Actor

... Patty Bernstein

Actor

... Mother

Actor

... Father

Actor

... Taj

Actor

... Stan Fox

Actor

... Madman

Actor

... Frosty

Actor

... Hester

Actor

... Harry Hartounian

Actor

... Himself

Actor

Company

Aspen Film Society Productions

Production Company

Pacific Title & Art Studio

Production Company

Synopsis

Navin Johnson, an idiotic white man, who has been raised by a poor black family, doesn't realize that he's white, until one day his mother finally tells him. Distraught by the bombshell, he ventures out on his own to start a new life.

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