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Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis -- A look at a true living legend, Jerry Lewis. Featuring some of Hollywood's funniest stars including:  Alec Baldwin, Chevy Chase, Eddie Murphy, Carl Reiner, Jerry Seinfeld, and more.


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With Jerry Lewis (1926- )as executive producer, this is in essence an autobiography. It follows his... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Michael Andrew ... Himself

Alec Baldwin ... Himself

Richard Belzer ... Himself

Carol Burnett ... Herself

Chevy Chase ... Himself

Billy Crystal ... Himself

Woody Harrelson ... Himself
Lawrence Inglee ... Himself

John Landis ... Himself

Jerry Lewis ... Himself

Richard Lewis ... Himself

Nigel Lythgoe ... Himself

Deana Martin ... Herself

Eddie Murphy ... Himself
Lee Musiker ... Himself

Daniel Noah ... Himself

Carl Reiner ... Himself

Jerry Seinfeld ... Himself

Steven Spielberg ... Himself

Quentin Tarantino ... Himself

Directed by
Gregg Barson 
Produced by
Julie Ashton .... executive producer
Gregg Barson .... producer
Jerry Lewis .... executive producer
Cinematography by
Peter Good 
Film Editing by
James Ruxin  (as Jim Ruxin)
Art Department
Jacques Dupuy .... graphic design
Sound Department
Warren Kleiman .... re-recording mixer
Jeremy Settles .... sound mixer
Visual Effects by
Jacques Dupuy .... visual effects
Editorial Department
Nigel Campbell .... post-production coordinator
Alex Trocker .... on-line editor
Brian Ufberg .... additional editing
Music Department
Kenny Meriedeth .... music supervisor

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10 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Feature length backslapping exercise, 1 February 2013
Author: lloyd1018 from Australia

On the whole I found this documentary to be unsatisfying. I discovered a few new insights into Jerry Lewis but not enough background information to justify the length of this tribute piece. If you're a hard core fan who adores his body of work then maybe this is for you. If however you seek a warts and all look into the life of a major celeb you may be disappointed. I became more and more irritated by the endless accolades heaped on the man by a succession of Hollywood A and B listers.

To me this came across as more of a vanity piece than a true documentary. If that's what you're looking for, fine. Must have been a great boost to Jerry's ego.

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