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Hardly Working (1980)

PG
91 min | Comedy

In Jerry Lewis's first film in a decade, he plays Bo Hooper, an unemployed circus clown who can't seem to hold down a job. The film opens with a brief montage of clips from past Lewis movies. He then moves into a succession of jobs that he...See moreIn Jerry Lewis's first film in a decade, he plays Bo Hooper, an unemployed circus clown who can't seem to hold down a job. The film opens with a brief montage of clips from past Lewis movies. He then moves into a succession of jobs that he gets himself fired from including a gas station attendant and a mailman - all with disastrous results. Written by alfiehitchie See less
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Michael Janover (screenplay) (story) | Jerry Lewis (screenplay)
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Updated Jan 31, 1980

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Mar 27, 1981 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Jerry Lewis
Bo Hooper Bo Hooper   See fewer
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Susan Oliver
Claire Trent Claire Trent   See fewer
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Roger C. Carmel
Robert Trent Robert Trent   See fewer
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Deanna Lund
Millie Millie   See fewer
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Harold J. Stone
Frank Loucazi Frank Loucazi   See fewer
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Steve Franken
Steve Torres Steve Torres   See fewer
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Buddy Lester
Claude Reed Claude Reed   See fewer
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Leonard Stone
Ted Mitchell Ted Mitchell   See fewer
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Alex Henteloff
J. Eating J. Eating   See fewer
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Britt Leach
Gas Station Manager Gas Station Manager   See fewer
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Peggy Mondo
Woman in Restaurant Woman in Restaurant   See fewer
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Amy Krug
Michele Trent Michele Trent   See fewer
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Tommy Zibelli II
Bobby Trent Bobby Trent   See fewer
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Lou Marsh
Tony the Clown Tony the Clown   See fewer
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Tony Adams
Eddie the Clown Eddie the Clown   See fewer
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Bob May
Clown #3 Clown #3   See fewer
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Angela Bomford
Curio Lady Curio Lady   See fewer
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Cary Hoffman
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Richard O'Barry
Chuck (as Rick O'Feldman) Chuck (as Rick O'Feldman)   See fewer
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Jack Wakefield
Disco Manager Disco Manager   See fewer
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Woody Woodbury
Policeman - Jail Policeman - Jail   See fewer
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Charles Pitts
Policeman #1 Policeman #1   See fewer
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Edward Blessington
Policeman #2 (as Ed Blessington) Policeman #2 (as Ed Blessington)   See fewer
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Jordana Wester
Lady in House Lady in House   See fewer
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John DiSanti
Newsman #1 Newsman #1   See fewer
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Bobby Kosser
Newsman #2 Newsman #2   See fewer
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Erica Huddy
Newswoman Newswoman   See fewer
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Al Nesor
Crowd Member (as Al Nessor) Crowd Member (as Al Nessor)   See fewer
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Sean Cunningham
Little Boy Little Boy   See fewer
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John E. Rice
Midget Clown (as John Rice) Midget Clown (as John Rice)   See fewer
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Gregory D. Rice
Midget Clown (as Greg Rice) Midget Clown (as Greg Rice)   See fewer
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SanDee Pitnick
Dancer (as Sandra Pitnick) Dancer (as Sandra Pitnick)   See fewer
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Donna Watson
Pimps Girlfriend Pimps Girlfriend   See fewer
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Christine Page
Newlywed at Park (uncredited) Newlywed at Park (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.9 / 10 | 677 votes