The Jerk

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.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$73,691,419
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$5,935,025
525 theaters
Release DateDec 14, 1979
Running Time1 hr 34 min
GenresComedy
In Release21 days/3 weeks
Widest Release525 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Dec 14-162$5,935,025-525-$11,304$5,935,0251