You know how some things are so stupid, they’re funny? “The Jerky Boys” (1995) is almost like that. Almost. Mostly, it’s just stupid. The Jerky Boys were a 15-minutes-of-fame comedy duo whose gimmick was prank phone calls. That’s right, somebody actually tried to make a feature-length movie out of prank phone calls. Those somebodies were executive producers Tony Danza and Emilio Estevez. They made a legitimate effort, bringing in supporting actors like Alan Arkin and William Hickey. The plot involves jerky hijinks that result in a case of mob-related mistaken identity. It’s a lot funnier if you’re a 13-year-old boy.

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