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The Nutty Professor (Special Edition) (1963)

Jerry Lewis , Stella Stevens , Jerry Lewis  |  Unrated |  DVD
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  • Actors: Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Del Moore, Kathleen Freeman, Med Flory
  • Directors: Jerry Lewis
  • Writers: Jerry Lewis, Bill Richmond
  • Producers: Arthur P. Schmidt, Ernest D. Glucksman
  • Format: Closed-captioned, Collector's Edition, Color, Special Edition, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono), English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 2.0)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: Paramount
  • DVD Release Date: October 12, 2004
  • Run Time: 107 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (184 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0002NY8VW
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #133,977 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "The Nutty Professor (Special Edition)" on IMDb

Special Features

  • Jerry Lewis feature
  • Making-of documentary
  • Archival material
  • Trailer

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The crown jewel of the 2004 Jerry Lewis Collection is this special edition of the 1963 comedy. Like others in the collection, the DVD is packed with archival materials--bloopers, deleted scenes, even a short home movie. Listening to the commentary by Lewis with friend Steve Lawrence is like eavesdropping on two old buddies reminiscing of the good ol' days, with Lewis calling out certain bits for Lawrence (and us) to watch. The two featurettes play like part of the series (you'd have to watch the other DVDs to get the complete picture). You'll listen to offerings from friends, collaborators, and critics using the "genius" word a lot, including Lewis himself. The remastered sound and picture is superb--especially with the wild color scheme of the movie. It's definitely worth a trade up from the earlier bare-bones DVD release. --Doug Thomas

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Unable to put up with ridicule any longer, Kelp creates a potion that transforms him into his alter ego, Buddy Love, who is slick, cool and a hit with the ladies. The only problem with this potion is it doesn't last very long, and wears off at the most inopportune moments.

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46 of 47 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lewis's best and with tons of footage October 16, 2004
Format:DVD
I own this classic now. I watched the extra features on the DVD and all of the coverage on the other work of Jerry's . After about a half an hour, I realized there is also a movie on this disk. I could not believe how much material is on this ONE disk. I strongly reccomend this and when you get it, watch it with the commentary track turned on for Jerry's comments as the show plays. The widescreen DVD format is fabulous. The color and clarity are fantastic, and the big band sound and sound effects are richer than ever.
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33 of 35 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Humility September 14, 2005
Format:DVD
I once was one of those snots who dismissed the solo work of Jerry Lewis. No longer. After long years with classic silent comedy and Thirties screwball stuff I reluctantly went back to "The Nutty Professor" and my jaw dropped. This guy was a genius. This film has its roots, and plenty of them, but much of it is thoroughly unique and, dare I write it, visionary.

This is also a visually beautiful film with astonishing use of color. A real treat on that count alone. It's also a splendid updating of Jekyll and Hyde with real relevance for modern times.

I write this to those who may be captivated by Keaton, Laurel and Hardy, or Tati, but who've avoided Lewis for years. Honestly, give him another try.
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29 of 31 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Innovative Dr. Jeckell and Mr.Hyde Spoof August 14, 2000
Format:VHS Tape
This Classic film shows the incredible comedic range of Jerry Lewis as a goofy buck tooth professor with an exagerated low self esteem. He finds that one of his gorgeous students Miss Purdy played well by Stella Stevens takes some sort of interest to him. As the professor he stumbles on a potion that can change his genetics into an overly arrogant good looking man who lacks the one thing that would win Purdy over. Sensitivity. The characters name Buddy Love is said by some to have been based on former rat pack partner Dean Martin. Buddy Loves character was an inspiration for comedian Andrew Dice Clay as Dice has said, "Your not here because your Not attracted to me. And you can see I dig you pretty well myself." Eddie Murphys remake although good could never over shadow this classic comedy. Lewis as Professor Kelp at the prom with his goofy dance steps is hilarious. This movie is timeless and I highly reccomend it to everyone. This movies 1963 release gives you some sense of the simple wholesome lifestyle of the early sixties. As a male I can't help but fall for Stella Stevens every time. Jerry Lewis proves in this movie he's a comic genius!
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
Format:Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
'The Nutty Professor' is one of the great comedies from the 1960's. It is arguably Jerry Lewis's finest achievement and stands up as well today as it did back in 1963. Maybe even more so. An original spin on the classic Jekyll and Hyde tale, 'The Nutty Professor' reaches the pinnacle of classic comedy in so many different ways that it would be difficult to try and list them all. It's a great picture and it entertains 50 years after it's release. The great Jerry Lewis outdid himself with this one and it shows.

With that said, this review will focus on the video and audio quality of this release as well as the packaging and the included extras.

I had been patiently waiting since the beginning of High Definition for this film to be released in 1080p and it was definitely worth the wait. 'The Nutty Professor' shines on Blu Ray. Jerry Lewis specifically designed this production to POP right off the screen with amazing color and depth and this transfer shows that off big time. Other than the usual pre/post fade optical blurring you get with films edited before the digital age, this print is crisp and clear with eye pooping colors. Natural grain seems mostly intact and no overt signs of digital manipulation can be spotted easily. It truly is a feast for the eyes. My only complaint concerns a few scenes here and there with less than optimal focus and that was unfortunately a by product of the original production and not this transfer. In particular, some portions of Buddy's final scene on stage at the prom suffer greatly from reduced focus.

One other thing, the film's opening credits are "window boxed" and appear centered in the middle of your screen, while the rest of the film is presented in 16:9 to fill your HDTV instead of the film's original aspect ratio of 1.85:1.
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13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Crazy, man January 1, 2005
Format:DVD
Paradox completists eventually must turn to la mystere de Jerry -- why is it that French film masters such as Godard and Truffaut so loved Jerry Lewis? The Franco-Lewis thing has become a well-worn joke -- something to swig down with Freedom Fries -- but it's a safe bet the directors weren't thinking of the braying, pratfalling side of the American comedian.

Instead, the new wavers cited Lewis' work from the early 1960s -- including what arguably are his best films as an actor and director: "The Nutty Professor" and "The Bellboy."

Paramount, Lewis' longtime studio, has released both titles in splendid widescreen versions, along with seven of his other films. Some titles come with full or partial commentaries from Lewis and his pal Steve Lawrence; other modest bonus features are spread about the collection.

"The Nutty Professor," from 1963, looks amazing in widescreen, awash in hot circus colors. Seeing Lewis' film in its original aspect ratio reveals the director's dedication to offbeat and rewarding visuals. The film earns its Special Edition tag with a vivid transfer, feature-length commentary, making-of featurette and a half-hour career survey called "Jerry Lewis at Work." Screen tests, outtakes and promos complete the package. Paramount isn't known for breaking a sweat with catalog-title extras, but this is a solid collection.

The plot -- a buck-toothed college teacher brews up a formula that transforms him into an obnoxious ladies' man -- allowed Lewis to revisit the yin-yang comic dynamic he first developed with smoothy Dean Martin. Lewis played both roles.

Speculation that the professor's swinging chemical creation, Buddy Love, was based on the real-life Martin elicits an emphatic denial. "This could never be Dean," Lewis says.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
brought back memories
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
love this original version of this movie!!!
Published 2 days ago by JAKE
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
Terrible
Published 7 days ago by W G.
5.0 out of 5 stars The Nutty Professor
Great, received quickly
Published 9 days ago by William Sayers
1.0 out of 5 stars this is a terrible movie. Only watched 30 minutes and stopped
Wow, this is a terrible movie. Only watched 30 minutes and stopped. I thought I liked it as a kid?!
Published 10 days ago by J. Theis
4.0 out of 5 stars Jerry Lewis nutty professor 50th anniversary boxset good and bad
The very first BLU RAY release of the famous THE NUTTY PROFESSOR finally arrives in a deluxe boxset.. Read more
Published 12 days ago by GABRIELE GILBERT
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful box. A must for every Jerry fan!
A gem! The best box ever made in the history of VHS, DVD and BD.
A great movie with a lot of stuff.
Published 13 days ago by larryfan
5.0 out of 5 stars If you like his humor
Another Jerry Lewis classic. If you like his humor, it's one of his best. Great quality and color too!
Published 13 days ago by Thomas E Pyzik
5.0 out of 5 stars Good movie.
Wonderful collector's edition. There's a lot of goodies in the box with the movie. The only thing I didn't like were the two extra DVD movies added to this set. Read more
Published 15 days ago by Rock Hard
4.0 out of 5 stars AWESOME
i purchased this as a gift and they love it. You can never beat a good Jerry Lewis movie for laughs.
Published 15 days ago by Joyce McNair Eubanks
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