The Nutty Professor (1963) Movie Review Summary

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Jerry Lewis stars as Professor Julius Kelp, a geeky guy who has trouble finding himself a lady. After several failed attempts at improving his charm and physique, he concocts a formula that morphs him into Buddy Love, a suave, smug dreamboat who can wow the ladies but is ultimately an insensitive guy. Stella Purdy, one of Kelp's students, is the object of Kelp/Love's amorous attentions. Which persona will she prefer?
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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Comedy or Parody about    -   love potion/spell How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   teacher/professor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes

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