9,955 total votes
The Jerk

The Jerk

The Jerk is a 1979 American comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and written by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, and Michael Elias. This was Martin's first starring role in a feature film. The film also features Bernadette Peters, M. Emmet Walsh, and Jackie Mason.

... more on Wikipedia

The Jerk is ranked on...

#61 of 140 The Best Films Directed by Famous Actors 99k votes Several great films were directed by actors. Many of these films went on to win Academy Awards and others became summer bloc...
#58 of 511 The Best '70s Movies 21k votes This list of the best movies of the '70s includes all of the top films from the 1970s, including some of the best movies eve...
#5 of 202 The Best '70s Comedy Movies 3k votes In the '70s, comedy movies were dominated by two comedic heavyweights: Woody Allen and Mel Brooks They still left room for...
#30 of 827 People who voted for The Jerk... People over 50 are 2x more likely to vote for this The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films 148k votes The best comedy films of all time are listed here, in one convenient list of the top comedy movies ever. These hilarious mov...
#37 of 445 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time 80k votes The most quotable movies of all time certainly rank among the best movies ever, but there's more than just cinematic excelle...
#26 of 51 The Worst Qualities in A Man 21k votes They try. They really do. But sometimes, men just can't be everything that we want them to be. No one's perfect, after all. ...
#26 of 1,198 The Absolute Most Hilarious Movies Ever Made 620k votes The funniest movies of all time, ranked by fans. What are the funniest movies ever made? From Airplane! to The Jerk to The 4...
#11 of 19 The Funniest Classic Wacky Comedies, Ranked 148 votes Slapstick comedy can create the type of belly laughter that is all but impossible to hold back. The best wacky comedy films ...
#4 of 24 The Funniest Smart Movies About Dumb People 54 votes It sounds like an oxymoron, but it's true: some of the smartest comedies ever produced star the dumbest characters reve...
#43 of 213 The Best Universal Studios Movies List 6.5k votes List of Universal Studios movies, ranked best to worst, including trailers, genres, and release dates. Universal Studios pro...
#4 of 120 The Best Movies of 1979 1k votes List of the best movies of 1979, with movie trailers when available. In 1979 films like Apocalypse Now had us quoting memora...
#1 of 45 The Best Steve Martin Movies of All Time, Ranked 3.2k votes Known for his humor, the best Steve Martin movies will often make you roar in laughter. But that isn't to say he doesn't als...
#12 of 106 The Funniest Slapstick Movies Ever Made 7.8k votes A list of all the best slapstick movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This slapstick m...
#39 of 185 The Best R-Rated Comedies 3.8k votes List of R-Rated comedies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. These comedies are all R-Rated, so...
#3 of 93 The Best R-Rated Music Movies 510 votes List of R-Rated music movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated...
#17 of 105 The Best Screwball Comedies 1.8k votes A list of all the best screwball comedy movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. OK we...
#1 of 35 The Best Bernadette Peters Movies 404 votes List of the best Bernadette Peters movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Bernadette Peters's high...
#1 of 15 The Best Movies Directed by Carl Reiner 48 votes List of all movies directed by Carl Reiner ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Carl Reiner are listed h...
#1 of 23 The Best R-Rated Absurdism Movies 49 votes List of R-Rated absurdism movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-R...
#2 of 31 The Best Rob Reiner Movies 400 votes List of the best Rob Reiner movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Rob Reiner's highest grossing m...
#5 of 50 The Best R-Rated Slapstick Movies 487 votes List of R-Rated slapstick movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-R...

The Jerk is also found on...

Movies with Cinematography by Victor J. Kemper Movies Written By Steve Martin