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The Nutty Professor Reviews

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June 27, 2014
The Nutty Professor was not only a starring vehicle for Lewis, the comedian, it was also co-written and directed by the star and shows, intentionally and deliberately, two drastically different sides of him.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
June 17, 2014
Demonstrates that Jerry Lewis is the absolute master of screen space: There's not a single indifferent shot in the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 9, 2014
[Jerry] Lewis constructed one of his sturdiest scripts in The Nutty Professor, and he wasted scarcely a minute of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 8, 2008
a quite funny romp
| Original Score: 3/4
January 2, 2005
Certainly Jerry Lewis at his best.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 19, 2004
It's a brilliant job of direction, but the film couldn't have worked without Lewis' performance in both roles.
October 14, 2004
Contains some of Lewis's most outrÚ directorial flourishes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 3, 2004
Silly, manic, juvenile, square, unfunny in an offensive way and serving as an egomaniacal testament to Mr. Lewis.
Full Review | Original Score: D
January 31, 2004
Much better than the remake; Jerry Lewis' best movie.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 31, 2003
Supposedly Lewis' masterpiece. That says a lot about Lewis.
| Original Score: 3/5
February 19, 2003
Classic Jerry Lewis
| Original Score: 5/5
August 22, 2002
Lewis' uneven take on Jekyll and Hyde has its fun moments, but at times its too sentimental and cloying.
| Original Score: 3/5
July 29, 2002
"probably Lewis' masterpiece"
| Original Score: 4/5
May 7, 2007
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
March 24, 2007
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 22, 2006
| Original Score: 3/5
June 19, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
February 7, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 7, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
December 17, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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