Up 277,163 this week

Jerry Lewis Live (1984)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 27 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot



0Check in

Related Items

Search for "Jerry Lewis Live" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Jerry Lewis Live (1984)

Jerry Lewis Live (1984) on IMDb 6.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Jerry Lewis Live.


Credited cast:


Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis







Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Pure Jerry
6 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You either love him or you hate him. He is either a genius or he is a self-indulgent egomaniac. I happen to be in the camp that feels that Jerry Lewis is a comic genius. This is a guy who took a "record act" and made it into art. Whether it's "The Typewriter", "Cute", "Chairman of the Board" or "Be My Love", Jerry performs pantomime like nobody else. He makes it look so easy, but you know that he put hours into perfecting his routines. This is where you see the pure Jerry, without plot, without his "auteur" movie attitude, without gags that don't pay off. At the start of the show, Jerry does some stand-up comedy. Even though it's not his shtick, he is still effective. Of course, there's plenty of that famous Jerry Lewis singing. Technically, he knows what he is doing, even though his voice may not be the most pleasing. I happen to love his singing. There's also dancing and a little magic. He communicates well with the audience. Some of the material is a little suggestive, but Jerry never crosses the line into trashy shock comedy. Yes, you get to see Jerry's egotistical side alternating with "the kid". The only unnecessary part of the show is a long stretch where Jerry conducts the orchestra in Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue". Sure, it spotlights Jerry's long time pianist Lou Brown, but I want to see Jerry doing his thing! I have had the treat of seeing Jerry Lewis live in a theater. You never know what he will do next. You never know if he will ask for audience participation and then go on a tirade making the audience very uncomfortable. I LOVE these moments.

This "caught in the act" show is a good representation of what you would see if you have the treat of seeing Jerry Lewis in a night club.

0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Jerry Lewis Live (1984) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page