The Girl Can't Help It

1956

The Girl Can't Help It

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In this satirical comedy, mobster Fats Murdock (Edmond O'Brien) wants his talentless girlfriend, Jerri Jordan (Jayne Mansfield), to become a star, so he hires Tom Miller (Tom Ewell), an unsuccessful agent, to do just that. As Tom and Jerri work together to make her a rock & roll sensation, they begin to develop more than a working relationship. This film features appearances by Fats Domino, Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran, and Little Richard.

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Critic Reviews for The Girl Can't Help It

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Audience Reviews for The Girl Can't Help It

  • 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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