The Jazz Singer (1980)

PG  |   |  Drama, Music, Romance

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The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of being a popular singer.


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Sound Mixer Tom Overton said of the film's sound recording and four 24-track music recording machines: "People are too sophisticated today to sit through a movie filmed to playback music. They want to hear what they see and that's the way we're doing it. Neil Diamond's ... ...


Heckler: No! No everybody! That ain't no brother! That's a white boy!
People in crowd: What?
Heckler: Get off the stage!


When Jesse's father visits him in California and gets out of the cab watch the female roller skater bouncing the huge ball on the walk in the background. She falls flat on her face.


Plot Summary


Drama | Music | Romance


Release Date:

19 December 1980



Country of Origin


Box Office


$27,118,000 (USA)

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