When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't long before Johnny and Kamal (the "Jerky Boys" of crank call fame) are wanted by the local mafia, the police, and their neighbor.

  1. James Melkonian


Top Billed Cast

  1. John G. Brennan

    John G. Brennan

    Himself / Frank 'Rubberneck' Rizzo

  2. Kamal Ahmed

    Kamal Ahmed


  3. Alan Arkin

    Alan Arkin

    Ernie Lazarro

  4. William Hickey

    William Hickey

    Don 'Uncle Freddy' Frederico

  5. Vincent Pastore

    Vincent Pastore

    Tony Scarboni

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The Jerky Boys
The Jerky Boys



Status Released

Release Information

  • February 3, 1995


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 22m

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