The Jerk is not only one of Steve Martin’s greatest films. I don’t need this or this.
And why are you wearing that old dress?
I won’t stand for that.”, “I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. HE'S not carnival personnel. Martin hosted the Academy Awards in 2001 and 2003, and he co-hosted the awards ceremony alongside Alec Baldwin in 2010. Feel free to watch the clip fully OR fast-forward to 2:05 and watch the best “I’m a bad-ass” walkaway/laugh of all time immediately followed by the realization that maybe he didn’t have it all under control. Del Griffith: Why are you holding my hand? Navin R. Johnson: For one dollar I'll guess your weight, your height, or your sex. (aiming at Navin at the gas station) Die, gas pumper! Truck Driver Picking Up Navin: St. Louis? Marie: Why didn’t you? Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. And why are you wearing that old dress?
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Navin R. Johnson: No! Any of you bums heard of Navin R. Johnson? Harry: Well I wish I could get so excited about nothing. The Jerk is not only one of Steve Martin’s greatest films. Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. You would think that in a fancy restaurant at these prices you could keep the snails off the food!
Stay calm. Navin: Ah yes, but no more 1966. The Lord loves a working man, don’t trust whitey. And that’s it and that’s the only thing I need, is this. “I am not a bum. Navin: Mama always knew how to treat me right. “To be with another woman, that is French. I'm a jerk.
The ashtray, and these matches, and the remote control and the paddle ball.
So, let’s rewind back to 1979 to take a look at some of the best quotes from The Jerk. I hate necks.”, “The new phone book’s here…The new phone book’s here…This is the kind of spontaneous publicity I need…My name in print…That really makes somebody…Things are going to start happening to me now.” –, “First I get my name in the phone book and now I’m on your ass. That and that alone forever doomed me to middle management.” –.
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And the sixth day seemed like a week and a half. Add more and vote on your favourites! I was born a poor black child.
[starts squeezing on him everywhere]. It is also one of the best films for movie quotes… ever! But what’s the catalyst? Martin is probably best known for his role in The Jerk (1979), a movie which he co-wrote and acted the part of homeless bum Navin R. Johnson, a nitwit white man who was raised by a family of black sharecroppers. The Jerk Quotes. I think we oughta get out of here before she sees us.
Again, a solid mixture of two comedic characters who are night and day that result in some serious laughs.
Don’t get me wrong, all of these things have their merits, but sometimes — more often lately — the field seems a bit saturated. “The new phone book’s here… I’m a somebody now.”. I once had wealth, power, and the love of a beautiful woman. “I believe that Ronald Reagan will someday make this country what it once was… an arctic wilderness.”. Navin: Okay, thanks for the company.
And that’s all I need too.
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Rhythm. (01:12:40 - 01:13:30).
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I hope I can repay you someday.
Navin Johnson: Truck Driver Picking Up Navin: St. Louis? The first day seemed like a week and the second day seemed like five days. And the sixth day seemed like a week and a half.
Navin R. Johnson: I was just telling these guys. Marie: You said she.
Taj Jonson: Hey! But the extra best thermos that you can buy, A cosmetologist? It leads to kissing and pretty soon you have to start talking to them.”, “It’s not the size of the nose that matters, it’s what’s inside that counts.” –, “When you’re reaching for a star, there’s a long way to fall.” –, “There is one thing I would break up over, and that is if she caught me with another woman. ... Carl Reiner (Where's Poppa?)
It’s something I only get to do when Billy Crystal is out of town.”, “All I’ve ever wanted was an honest week’s pay for an honest day’s work.” –, “You can’t marry him.
“See that? Driver: To the end of this fence.
Steve Martin — ‘Some people have a way with words, and other people...oh, uh, not have way.’
So, let’s rewind back to 1979 to take a look at some of the best quotes from The Jerk. The paddle game, and the chair, and the remote control, and the matches, for sure.
It is also one of the best films for movie quotes… ever! Marie: Because I just heard a song on the radio that reminded me of the way we were.
Navin R. Johnson: Why are you crying? Good Lord - I've heard about this - cat juggling!
17th-19th July; Mark all as seen. Navin R. Johnson: I damn thee. Martin also made regular appearances on ABC’s popular TV show Saturday Night Live.
“He doesn’t realize he’s dealing with sophisticated people here.”.
And why are you wearing that old dress?
Navin: Honey, guess what – I wrote a song for you this morning. I know we've only known each other four weeks and three days, but to me it seems like nine weeks and five days.
The balance seemed to always be intact.
First I get my name in the phone book and now I'm on your ass. Neal Page: Where is your other hand? Bring us some fresh wine! Copyright © Fandango. Stan Fox: Damn these glasses. Sign up for our daily newsletter to receive personalized movie news for I am not a bum. This is the first place we looked. Here are some of the best of the best The Jerk quotes.
You’re a Catholic and he’s… an asshole, think of the children.” –, “She had the personality of a ZIP code in Kansas.” –, “Don’t have sex man.
I know we've only known each other four weeks and three days, but to me it seems like nine weeks and five days. Here are some of the best of the best The Jerk quotes.
[Navin recites some wisdom] Lord loves a workin' man; don't trust whitey; see a doctor and get rid of it. Now I only have two... [singing] I'm picking out a Thermos for you. The new phone books are here! Millions of people look at this book every day! When the sniper is shooting the cans, the close-up of the first can shows the metal peeling out as though the bullet had come from inside instead of outside.
Any of you bums heard of Navin R. Johnson? That's impressive.
Just this ashtray.
Navin: What about germs?
Mother: Navin, it's your birthday, and it's time you knew. Sniper: HEY! Navin R. Johnson: Are you a model? By the way, while Martin co-wrote the script and had a massive influence on this film, Reiner deserves a lot of praise for his direction, as does Carl Gottlieb, who worked with Martin on concocting the story and writing the script. Are you kidding?! Stop it!
Navin R. Johnson: No, Navin Johnson.
I'm a jerk.
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What’s your name sir? Navin: Lord loves a working man.
Not an ordinary Thermos for you. You're not our natural-born child. The ashtray, the remote control, the paddle game, this magazine and the chair. The Jerk is a 1979 American comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and written by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, and Michael Elias. We love you. Navin feels the beat of the world around him, and it’s enough to catapult him out of bed and into the great playground of stupidity. Navin Johnson: No, Navin Johnson. And this paddle game, the ashtray and the paddle game and that’s all I need. Navin Johnson: No, Navin Johnson.
Starring: Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King, Steve Martin, Navin R. Johnson: Why are you crying? I’m picking out a thermos for you, Now get them out of here before she sees them! Stop! Free Daily Quotes. You know, I’ll bet more people see that than the phone book.” –, “I could never be a woman, ’cause I’d just stay home and play with my breasts all day.” –, “I never touched a gun in my life.
Father: We don't know. [points to Navin's name in the phone book] Johnson, Navin R... sounds like a typical bastard. Navin: I didn’t want to get spit on me. That includes the Chiclets, but not the erasers.