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"'The Jerk"' is a 1979 American comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and written by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, and Michael Elias
- Martin was romantically involved with actress and singer Bernadette Peters, his costar in the films "The Jerk" and "Pennies from Heaven", during the 1970s and early 1980s
There was a 1984 television film sequel "The Jerk, Too", starring Mark Blankfield as Navin , and it co-starred Stacey Nelkin
- In between, she signed on with Hollywood agent Ruben Malaret, who negotiated the reprised role of Mama Johnson in the 1984 made-for-TV movie "The Jerk, Too"
In 2000, readers of "Total Film" magazine voted "The Jerk" the 48th greatest comedy film of all time
Martin's favorite moment of the film, as he detailed in his 2007 memoir "Born Standing Up", was the scene in which he and Peters sing "Tonight You Belong to Me"