The Family Jewels
The Family Jewels (1965)

As if one Jerry Lewis wasn't enough, The Family Jewels offers no fewer than seven Jerrys. Fans of Lewis will like the film. Others should be advised to steer clear of any and all French film festivals. The plot revolves around… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 1, 1965
DVD Release Date: May 8, 2007
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

Lewis makes the camera a prism to break out the divergent, and even conflicting, strands of his own character.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

With The Family Jewels, Lewis seems more willing than ever to acknowledge his own hostility towards being dismissed as a kids' entertainer.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Since I find one Jerry Lewis too much, seven of them was way too much for me to handle.

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Steve Crum

Jerry Lewis romp that gives him multiple characters for laughs.

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