The Girl Can't Help It

1956, Musical/Comedy, 1h 39m

12 Reviews 1,000+ Ratings

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Hefty hoodlum Marty "Fats" Murdock (Edmond O'Brien) employs has-been agent Tom Miller (Tom Ewell) to transform his girlfriend, Jerri Jordan (Jayne Mansfield), into a singing star because he trusts Tom not to make a pass at her. However, the more time Tom spends with the stunning blonde, the more smitten he becomes. His troubles multiply when he realizes that Jerri can't sing a note, is not in love with Murdock and wants to settle down with a nice man like himself.

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Critic Reviews for The Girl Can't Help It

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  • Sep 05, 2010
    It's the old story of the gangster who wants his girl to be a star that's the plot for this movie, and it's a very funny plot. Together with good actors and a rock soundtrack, this is a great movie, I loved it.
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  • Mar 04, 2007
    it was ok. nothing special. highlight of the film was seeing lil richard perform
    Sanity Assassin ! Super Reviewer

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