The Jerk (1979)

Navin is an idiot. He grew up in Mississippi as adopted son of a black family but on his 18th birthday he feels he wants to discover the rest of the world and sets out to St. Louis. There everyone exploits his naivety, but then a simple invention brings him a fortune.

The Jerk (1979)

94 min|Comedy|14 Dec 1979
7.2Rating: 7.2 / 10 from 49,125 usersMetascore: 61
A simple minded, sheltered country boy suddenly decides to leave his family home to experience life in the big city, where his naivety is both his best friend, and worst enemy.