The Jerk (1979)

Comedy

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 52,243 usersMetascore: 61
A simpleminded, sheltered country boy suddenly decides to leave his family home to experience life in the big city, where his naivete is both his best friend and his worst enemy.