Search results for "Jerry Lewis"

Hardly Working (1981) RT 10% / Audience 25%

In Jerry Lewis's first film in a decade, he plays Bo Hooper, an unemployed circus clown who can't seem to hold down a job. The film opens with a brief montage of clips from ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Susan Oliver  •  Roger C. Carmel  •  Deanna Lund

The Bellboy (1960)

Stanley is a bellboy at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach. It is there that he performs his duties quietly and without a word to anyone. All that he displays are facial ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Alex Gerry  •  Bob Clayton  •  Sonnie Sands

The Nutty Professor (1963) RT 88% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Jerry Lewis directed, co-wrote and starred in this riotously funny movie that set a new standard for screen comedy and inspired the hit remake. Lewis plays a timid, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Stella Stevens  •  Henry Gibson  •  Del Moore

The Ladies Man (1961) RT 11% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Apr 2001

After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Helen Traubel  •  Pat Stanley  •  Kathleen Freeman

The Day the Clown Cried (1972)

A circus clown is imprisoned by the Nazis and goes with Jewish children to their deaths.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Pierre Étaix  •  Harriet Andersson  •  Jonas Bergström

Cracking Up (1983) RT Audience 52%

Warren Nefron is a hopeless klutz who has some of the worst luck in the world: when he tries to end it all with a foolproof suicide plan, he still manages to mess it up. In ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Milton Berle  •  Sammy Davis, Jr.  •  Herb Edelman

Which Way to the Front? (1970) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: May 2010

Brendan Byers III (Jerry Lewis), one of the richest men in America, has been pronounced 4-F and can't serve his country in it's war against Hitler. Byers does not takes "No" ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Jan Murray  •  John Wood  •  Steve Franken

The Big Mouth (1967)

A fisherman crosses paths with a diamond-smuggling gangster who is his double and inadvertently takes his place at a resort hotel where he meets a special girl.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Harold J. Stone  •  Susan Bay  •  Buddy Lester

Three on a Couch (1966) RT Audience 61%

An artist has an opportunity to go to Paris and wants to bring his fiancee along. However, she's a psychiatrist who currently has three female patients who don't like men. So, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Janet Leigh  •  Mary Ann Mobley  •  Gila Golan

The Patsy (1964)

When a star comedian dies, his comedy team decides to train a 'nobody' to play the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man chosen, bellboy Stanley Belt (Lewis), can't do ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Ina Balin  •  Everett Sloane  •  Phil Harris

The Errand Boy (1961) RT 44% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Howard McNear  •  Dick Wesson

The Family Jewels (1965) RT 80% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2007

A young heiress must choose between six uncles, one of which is up to no good and out to harm the girl's beloved bodyguard who practically raised her.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Donna Butterworth  •  Sebastian Cabot  •  Neil Hamilton

One More Time (1970)

London nightclub buddies Salt (Sammy Davis Jr.) and Pepper (Peter Lawford) link Pepper's dead twin to diamond smugglers.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Sammy Davis, Jr.  •  Peter Lawford  •  John Wood  •  Dudley Sutton

Arizona Dream (1993) RT 87% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 1995

An Innuit hunter races his sled home with a fresh-caught halibut. This fish pervades the entire film, in real and imaginary form. Meanwhile, Axel tags fish in New York as a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Emir Kusturica
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Jerry Lewis  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Lili Taylor

At War with the Army (1950) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Two former nightclub partners are now enlisted in the Army. Sergeant Puccinelli ranks above his former partner, Private First Class Korwin. Puccinelli is desperately trying to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Hal Walker
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Jerry Lewis  •  Mike Kellin  •  Jimmie Dundee

Cinderfella (1960) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Oct 2004

This was Jerry Lewis' answer to the classic Cinderella story. When his father dies, poor Fella is left at the mercy of his snobbish stepmother and her two no-good sons, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Tashlin
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Ed Wynn  •  Judith Anderson  •  Henry Silva

Cookie (1989)

Cookie Voltecki (Emily Lloyd) is the illegitimate daughter of mobster Dino Capisco (Peter Falk), who has just finished thirteen years in prison. Since being released from jail ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Michael V. Gazzo  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Hollywood or Bust (1956) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Jun 2007

The last movie with Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin together, is a satire of the life in Hollywood. Steve Wiley is a deceiver who cheats Malcolm Smith when he wins a car, claiming ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Tashlin
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Jerry Lewis  •  Pat Crowley  •  Maxie Rosenbloom

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) RT 75% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Milton Berle  •  Sid Caesar  •  Buddy Hackett