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Jerry Lewis

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My Friend IrmaMy Friend Irma (1949)
Dir. George Marshall
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin
Clown–prince Jerry Lewis first teamed with Dean Martin in this airheaded comedy based on a hit CBS radio–show.
At War With The EnemyAt War With The Enemy (1950)
Dir. Hal Walker
Feat. Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis
After stealing the show in MY FRIEND IRMA, the duo of Martin and Lewis took centre stage here for the first time, enveloped in the potential madness…
At War with the Army At War with the Army (1950)
Dir. Hal Walker
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin
The first of many films Martin and Lewis made together, here the duo go from one mishap to another in an army training camp in World War II.
Jumping JacksJumping Jacks (1952)
Dir. Norman Taurog
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin
The comic duo of Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin make an unlikely pair of paratroopers.
Scared StiffScared Stiff (1952)
Dir. George Marshall
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin
Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin make a ‘spooktacle’ of themselves in this version of Paul Dickey and Charles Goddard’s Broadway hit.
Caddy, TheCaddy, The (1953)
Dir. Norman Taurog
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin
Golf comedy from the Jerry Lewis/Dean Martin stable. Lewis caddies, Martin sings ‘That’s Amore’.
Artists and ModelsArtists and Models (1955) Recommended
Dir. Frank Tashlin
Feat. Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Shirley Maclaine
Bubbly, brain–addled comedy with comic–artist Dean Martin getting his ideas from roommate Jerry Lewis’ wild nocturnal mutterings. …
Hollywood or BustHollywood or Bust (1956)
Dir. Frank Tashlin
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin
Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin try to crash the Hollywood lifestyle, in frenzied style.
PardnersPardners (1956)
Dir. Norman Taurog
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Agnes Moorehead
Comic–partners Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis saddle–up for a jaunt in the Old West.
Delicate Delinquent, TheDelicate Delinquent, The (1957)
Dir. Don McGuire
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Darren McGavin, Martha Hyer
Comedian Lewis plays a janitor who is mistakenly picked–up by police as a juvenile delinquent and forced into the police training himself. This…
Sad Sack, TheSad Sack, The (1957)
Dir. George Marshall
Feat. Jerry Lewis, David Wayne, Phyllis Kirk
A charming adaptation of the beloved comic strip by George Baker, with Jerry Lewis playing a hopeless soldier whose planned six weeks weeks of…
Geisha BoyGeisha Boy (1958)
Dir. Frank Tashlin
Feat. Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis plays a clumsy stage–magician touring Japan who leaves multiple havoc in his wake.
Rock-A-Bye-BabyRock-A-Bye-Baby (1958)
Dir. Frank Tashlin
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Marilyn Maxwell
A stooging Jerry Lewis must babysit the triplets of starlet Marilyn Maxwell, who wants to keep them a secret from her public.
Don't Give Up the ShipDon't Give Up the Ship (1959)
Dir. Norman Taurog
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Dina Merrill
Comedy with Jerry Lewis playing a Junior Navy Officer whose ship mysteriously goes missing years after WWII, and he is called upon to find it right…
Bellboy, TheBellboy, The (1960)
Dir. Jerry Lewis
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Alex Gerry
A quickly–made diversion for director/star Lewis that became a major hit. The comic piles on the on 'spastic' routines as the…
CinderfellaCinderfella (1960)
Dir. Frank Tashlin
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Ed Wynn, Dame Judith Anderson
Many years before SHREK, there was this comical parody on the world of fairy–tales, with ace comic Lewis playing a male version of the…
Ladies Man, TheLadies Man, The (1961) Recommended
Dir. Jerry Lewis
Feat. Jerry Lewis, George Raft
A handyman at an academy for aspiring actresses, Jerry Lewis must grapple with a vast, split–level set in one of his best comedies.
Errand Boy, TheErrand Boy, The (1961)
Dir. Jerry Lewis
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Brian Donlevy, Howard McNear
Lewis plays his perennial bumbler, here recruited as an oddjob man on a Hollywood Studio lot who must also spy on employee activities. Contains some…
Nutty Professor, TheNutty Professor, The (1963) Recommended
Dir. Jerry Lewis
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens
Jerry Lewis' most hilarious, certainly most personal work uses the Jekyll–and–Hyde device to exploit his comic genius as both awkward…
Who's Minding the Store?Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Dir. Frank Tashlin
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John, Agnes Moorehead
Energetic romantic comedy with Jerry Lewis playing a clumsy and socially inept dog–walker who is engaged to the heiress of a department store…
Disorderly Orderly, TheDisorderly Orderly, The (1964)
Dir. Frank Tashlin
Feat. Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis creates comic havoc in a hospital as an inept and over–sympathetic orderly. Mixed bag of wild slapstick and mushy pathos.
Patsy, ThePatsy, The (1964)
Dir. Jerry Lewis
Feat. Jerry Lewis, John Carradine, Nancy Kulp
The retinue of a recently–deceased celebrity connive to groom his bellhop to impersonate him and thus continue the gravy train. Of course with…
Dick Cavett Show, The - Comic LegendsDick Cavett Show, The - Comic Legends (1971-1974)
Feat. Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Bill Cosby
Talk–show series hosted by Johnny Carson apprentice Dick Cavett, whose penchant for comic artists brought about a number of legendary…
King of Comedy, TheKing of Comedy, The (1982) Aro Favourite
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Robert De Niro
Deliciously creepy story of a loser/nerd, who acts out his life ambition; to appear on a TV comedy show with Jerry Lewis. Lewis plays it straight,…
Wiseguy (TV Series) Wiseguy (TV Series) (1987-1990) Recommended
Feat. Ken Wahl, Kevin Spacey, Tim Curry
Influential 80's crime series featuring the appealing Ken Wahl as an undercover FBI agent attempting to infiltrate the Mafia and destroy them from…
Mr. Saturday NightMr. Saturday Night (1992)
Dir. Billy Crystal
Feat. Billy Crystal, David Paymer, Helen Hunt
A self–parody–come–cautionary tale from Billy Crystal in his directing debut, about a stand–up comedian who has trouble…
Funny BonesFunny Bones (1995) Recommended
Dir. Peter Chelsom
Feat. Oliver Platt, Jerry Lewis, Lee Evans
A fascinating ode to laughter and the business of laughter. After failing on the cut–throat Las Vegas circuit, would–be comic Oliver…

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