The Nutty Professor (1963)
Average Rating: 6.5/10
Reviews Counted: 22
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Release Date: Jun 4, 1963 Wide
Average Rating: 3.1/5
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Professor Julius F. Kelp (Jerry Lewis) is an addle-brained, absent-minded chemistry instructor always incurring the wrath of the university administration by continually blowing up the classroom laboratory. The shy guy has his eyes on the student body of Stella (Stella Stevens). When a football-playing bully humiliates him, Kelp tries to concoct a chemical to help him gain physical strength and stature. The potion turns him into the handsome, hard-edged nightclub singer named Buddy Love. The
Jun 4, 1963 Wide
Oct 17, 2000
Paramount Home Video
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Buddy Love, Prof. Juliu...
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a quite funny romp
It's a brilliant job of direction, but the film couldn't have worked without Lewis' performance in both roles.
The entire Jerry Lewis collection gives a chance to witness his varied range, which, by now, many movie-goers have forgotten or are unware of.
Much better than the remake; Jerry Lewis' best movie.
- Prof. Julius Ferris Kelp: Hey lady! Hello lady type person type thing!
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