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Original title The Jerk
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 15
Swedish release 1980-07-14


Steve Martin

Catlin Adams
Patty Bernstein

Jackie Mason
Harry Hartounian

Mabel King

Richard Ward

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Original title
Swedish release title
Title for Swedish DVD release


Director of Photography
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Steve Martin Navin
Bernadette Peters Marie
Catlin Adams Patty Bernstein
Jackie Mason Harry Hartounian
Mabel King mamma
Richard Ward pappa
Dick Anthony Williams Taj
Bill Macy Stan Fox
M. Emmet Walsh galningen
Dick O'Neill Frosty
Maurice Evans Hobart
Helena Carroll Hester
Ren Wood Elvira
Pepe Serna slusk 1
Sonny Terry
Brownie McGee bluessångarna
David Landsberg bankdirektören
Domingo Ambriz fader De Cordoba
Richard Foronjy
Lenny Montana bondfångarna
Carl Gottlieb Iron Balls McGinty
Clete Roberts hallåmannen
Frances E. Williams farmor Johnson
Lydia McGhee Cleotis Johnson
Niko Denise Holmes Satch Johnson
Shawn Harris Pierre Johnson
Niles Harris Leroy Johnson
Susan Denise Harrison Lisa Johnson
Douglas S Close brandsoldaten
Sharon Johansen Mrs. Hartounian
Trinidad Silva slusk 2
Alston Ahern bruden
Lawrence Green brudens far
Debbie Evans stunt
Ken Magee lantbon
Tom J Delanely turisten
Alfred Dennis Irving
Marc Loge bondpojken
Jon Leichter Billy
Lillian Adams Tillie
Pig Eye Jackson kattskojaren
Joe Lynn voodoo-dansaren
Maurice Marsac franske kyparen
Gene LeBell
Fred Lerner bondfångarna
Jerry G. Velasco mannen i trädgården
Kimberly Cameron
Elizabeth Macey
Richie Reiner
Daniel Trevor gäster på discopartyt
Carl Reiner Carl Reiner, celebriteten


Production company Aspen Film Society (för)
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Cinema International Corporation
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Universal Pictures Nordic AB 2003

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 121193
Date 1980-03-31
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 2595 meters

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1980-07-14 Prisma Gothenburg Sweden 95 min
1980-07-14 Metropol Malmö Sweden 95 min
1980-07-14 Sergel Stockholm Sweden 95 min
TV showing 2000-04-07 TV3 Sweden 91 min
2000-04-22 TV3 Sweden 91 min
2002-06-25 TV3 Sweden 91 min
2003-07-29 TV3 Sweden 91 min
2005-03-20 Kanal 5 Sweden 91 min
DVD release 2003-08-27 Sweden
TV showing 2018-02-24 TV8 Sweden
2019-10-05 TV8 Sweden
2019-10-06 TV8 Sweden
2020-04-25 TV3 Sweden
2020-04-26 TV3 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2574

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Size Less than 850 x 400

Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Colour prints 17
Slides SET
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

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