R | | Comedy
An idiotic man struggles to make it through life on his own in St. Louis.
"Premiere" magazine readers voted Steve Martin's performance as Navin Johnson #99 for their "The 100 Greatest Performances of All Time" poll.
Navin R. Johnson:
Huh? I am *not* a bum. I'm a jerk. I once had wealth, power, and the love of a beautiful woman. Now I only have two things: my friends, and... uh... my thermos. Huh? My story? Okay. It was never easy for me. I was born a poor black child. I remember...
During Catlin Adams's stunt where she falls off the bike after going through the flaming wall, the wire used to snag her off the bike is obviously visible during her ride towards the wall.
Pig Eye Jackson - Cat Juggler (Steve Martin)
$5,935,025 (USA) (16 December 1979)