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The Jazz Singer (1980)

PG
115 min | Drama, Music, Romance

The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of being a popular singer.
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$ 27,118,000
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$ 27,118,000
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Release date
Dec 19, 1980 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Neil Diamond
Jess Robin / Yussel Rabinovitch Jess Robin / Yussel Rabinovitch   See fewer
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Laurence Olivier
Cantor Rabinovitch Cantor Rabinovitch   See fewer
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Lucie Arnaz
Molly Bell Molly Bell   See fewer
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Catlin Adams
Rivka Rabinovitch Rivka Rabinovitch   See fewer
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Paul Nicholas
Keith Lennox Keith Lennox   See fewer
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Sully Boyar
Eddie Gibbs Eddie Gibbs   See fewer
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James Booth
Paul Rossini Paul Rossini   See fewer
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Rod Gist
Timmy Timmy   See fewer
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Walter Janovitz
Rabbi Birnbaum (as Walter Janowitz) Rabbi Birnbaum (as Walter Janowitz)   See fewer
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Janet Brandt
Aunt Tillie Aunt Tillie   See fewer
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John Witherspoon
M.C. Cinderella Club M.C. Cinderella Club   See fewer
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David Coburn
Bar Mitzvah Boy Bar Mitzvah Boy   See fewer
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Hank Garrett
Police Sergeant Police Sergeant   See fewer
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Ernie Hudson
Heckler Heckler   See fewer
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James Karen
Barney Callahan Barney Callahan   See fewer
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Tim Herbert
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Edward Jahnke
Guard (as Ed Jahnke) Guard (as Ed Jahnke)   See fewer
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Hugh Gillin
Texas Bartender Texas Bartender   See fewer
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Jill Jaress
Cowgirl Cowgirl   See fewer
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Victor Paul
Irate Driver Irate Driver   See fewer
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Uri Frenkel
The Cantor (as Cantor Uri Frenkel) The Cantor (as Cantor Uri Frenkel)   See fewer
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Rex Cutter
Semi Driver Semi Driver   See fewer
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Michael Pasternak
Zany Gray (as Mike Pasternak) Zany Gray (as Mike Pasternak)   See fewer
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Sandy Helberg
Sound Engineer Sound Engineer   See fewer
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Brion James
Man in Bar Man in Bar   See fewer
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Douglas Nigh
Technician #2 Technician #2   See fewer
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Patrick Stansfield
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Steve Dash
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Lev Liberman
Boots (uncredited) Boots (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 3,401 votes