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Cracking Up (1983)

Smorgasbord (original title)
PG | | Comedy | 13 April 1983 (France)
Suicidal nerd seeks help from psychiatrist, runs into various nutty characters.

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Cast

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Warren Nefron / Dr. Perks / Gangster / Speed Armeter
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Ms. Sultry
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Himself
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Dr. Jonas Pletchick
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The Pilot
Zane Buzby ...
Waitress / Valet / Woman in Line (as Zane Busby)
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Anti-Smoking Enforcer
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Marie Du Bois
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Surgeon
Bill Richmond
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Stewardess
Robin Bach
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Passenger
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Joe - Carpet Installer
Ben Davidson ...
Big Bearded Plane Passenger
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Warren Nefron is a hopeless klutz who has some of the worst luck in the world: when he tries to end it all with a foolproof suicide plan, he still manages to mess it up. In desperation, he goes to a psychiatrist to see if there is some way for him to end his troubles. As the doctor talks with him, the film cuts to a series of shorts about scenes from Nefron's life, and the lives of the people around him. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The opening credits jokingly state that the picture's main title song is sung by Marcel Marceau. See more »

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The chair used in the opening hanging sequence disappears entirely and then suddenly reappears. See more »

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References King Kong (1933) See more »

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Cracked me up
17 February 2002 | by (penis?) – See all my reviews

Jerry Lewis is hilariously amazing. He is truly a comic genius. He writes hilarious movies and executes them so well and this is no exception. This is a great movie A GREAT MOVIE ONE OF JERRY'S OVERLOOKED GEMS IS CORRECT!!!!!!!!! If Jerry reads this I just have to say, you are the best at slapstick, and you are hilarious the most talented comedian to ever live, but I have a feeling there is this one kid who is coming up who will become the greatest, all because of ur teaching through ur films and colgate comedy hours.


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