MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 390 this week

The Big Mouth (1967)

 |  Comedy, Action, Crime  |  12 July 1967 (USA)
5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 655 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 5 critic

While fishing on a San Diego beach, Gerald Clamson catches ... a sea diver! Even more weird, the "fish" resembles him. The man, who is not (yet) dead, reveals his secret to the peaceful ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

Viennale 2013. Infinity Complex
| MUBI

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 521 titles
created 21 Oct 2011
 
r6
a list of 54 titles
created 01 Mar 2012
 
a list of 100 titles
created 26 Sep 2012
 
a list of 36 titles
created 04 Jan 2014
 
a list of 23 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Big Mouth" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Big Mouth (1967)

The Big Mouth (1967) on IMDb 5.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Big Mouth.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Caddy (1953)
Comedy | Musical | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Although gifted golfer Harvey Miller is too nervous to golf in public tournaments, he acts as coach and caddy for friend Joe Anthony.

Director: Norman Taurog
Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Donna Reed
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

To improve his social life, a nerdish professor drinks a potion that temporarily turns him into the handsome, but obnoxious, Buddy Love.

Director: Jerry Lewis
Stars: Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Del Moore
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Rick Todd uses the dreams of his roommate Eugene as the basis for a successful comic book.

Director: Frank Tashlin
Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Shirley MacLaine
Comedy | Crime | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Singer Steve, friend Seymour and fiance Jane, along with her dizzy blonde room mate Irma, have a series of misadventures on a California-bound train and end up involved with a gang of murderous gangsters in Las Vegas.

Director: Hal Walker
Stars: John Lund, Marie Wilson, Diana Lynn
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A friend visits his philandering friend just as that man's scheme of being secretly simultaneously engaged to three flight attendants goes awry.

Director: John Rich
Stars: Tony Curtis, Jerry Lewis, Dany Saval
Sailor Beware (1952)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Although allergic to kissing girls, Seaman Melvin Jones, through a fluke TV appearance, gets the undeserved reputation of a great kisser dubbed "Mr. Temptation" and is pursued by amorous young females.

Director: Hal Walker
Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Corinne Calvet
That's My Boy (1951)
Comedy | Music | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The greatest player in Ridgefield College history uses his influence and reputation to get his only son, a sickly, uncoordinated nerd, on the college football team with comic results.

Director: Hal Walker
Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Ruth Hussey
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young heiress must choose between six uncles, one of which is up to no good and out to harm the girl's beloved bodyguard who practically raised her.

Director: Jerry Lewis
Stars: Jerry Lewis, Sebastian Cabot, Neil Hamilton
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

When he flunks out of med school, Jerome Littlefield goes to work as an orderly in a private rest home where he wreaks havoc for everyone concerned. Dr. Jean Howard is the exasperated head ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tashlin
Stars: Jerry Lewis, Glenda Farrell, Susan Oliver
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A singer who can't pay his bookie joins a nerdy, star-struck movie fan and his Great Dane in a cross-country convertible ride to Hollywood.

Director: Frank Tashlin
Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Pat Crowley
Drama

A circus clown is imprisoned by the Nazis and goes with Jewish children to their deaths.

Director: Jerry Lewis
Stars: Jerry Lewis, Peter Ahlm, Lars Amble
The Milkman (1950)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Roger Bradley, son of a milk magnate, isn't allowed to work for his dad's company because of a lingering war trauma: in moments of stress he quacks like a duck. Desperate to escape from ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton
Stars: Donald O'Connor, Jimmy Durante, Piper Laurie
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Gerald Clamson / Syd Valentine
...
Thor
Susan Bay ...
Suzie Cartwright
...
Studs
Del Moore ...
Mr. Hodges
Paul Lambert ...
Moxie
...
Bambi Berman
...
Fong
...
Rex
Frank De Vol ...
Bogart
Vern Rowe ...
Gunner
David Lipp ...
Lizard
Vincent Van Lynn ...
Fancher
Mike Mahoney ...
Detective #1
Walter Kray ...
Detective #2
Edit

Storyline

While fishing on a San Diego beach, Gerald Clamson catches ... a sea diver! Even more weird, the "fish" resembles him. The man, who is not (yet) dead, reveals his secret to the peaceful angler: he is in fact a mobster who has cheated his associates out of their diamonds. What does not help Gerald at all is that the other hoods are persuaded HE is the double-crosser they are supposed to have done away with. Will he get himself out of such a tight situation? He will of course, but not without a little help from Suzie, the girl he only has eyes for! Written by Guy Bellinger

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Big Mob vs. The Big Mouth... See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Action | Crime

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 July 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ein Froschmann an der Angel  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(as color by Pathé)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Feature-film debut of Rob Reiner. See more »

Connections

Featured in To Be Takei (2014) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
"You bungling moron!"
9 September 2011 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Jerry Lewis directed, co-wrote, and stars in this half-wit gangster comedy about a bank auditor who takes a fishing holiday and gets mixed up with jewel thieves who are after buried diamonds; turns out he's also the dead ringer for an allegedly-deceased crime syndicate boss...though that's not the reason Jerry spends half the movie in disguise as his bespectacled "Nutty Professor" character. Sloppy, stupid, braying farce, the kind of star-vehicle which hopes to ring laughs out of every silly gesture or cross-eyed reaction. Lewis plays the kind of fisherman who can't even push a sailboat away from the dock without falling into the water. Frank DeVol as Bogart (our deadpan narrator) is an unusual touch, and Colonel Sanders has a funny (if pointless) cameo. Otherwise, this "Big Mouth" is just an empty hole. * from ****


2 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
This needs to be available on DVD! relf
What does 'PSA' stand for on Suzie's Jacket? sfreynolds1976
Captures the 60s krains
Opening Scene davido662006
Discuss The Big Mouth (1967) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?