“The Nutty Professor” quotes

Movie The Nutty Professor
Jerry Lewis directed this movie in 1963
Title The Nutty Professor
Year 1963
Director Jerry Lewis
Genre Sci-Fi, Comedy, Romance
Plot – Prof. Julius Kelp is an obese science teacher with a mild character and due to his appearances he's often mocked by the others. Thanks to a solution, he transforms into Buddy Love, a good looking playboy. Stella is a Kelp's colleague and befriends with Julius but she likes Buddy. The teacher thinks his split personality comes from his childhood, when his resolute mother used to command his meek father. When Kelp sends his family the secret formula, his father takes it immediately.
All actors – Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Del Moore, Kathleen Freeman, Med Flory, Norman Alden, Howard Morris, Elvia Allman, Milton Frome, Buddy Lester, Marvin Kaplan, David Landfield, Skip Ward, Julie Parrish, Henry Gibson, Les Brown and His Band of Renown, Les Brown, Murray Alper, Monya Andre, Roger Bacon, Todd Barron, Mel Berger, Hal Blaine, Nicky Blair, Billy Bletcher, Les Brown Jr., Brad Brown, Stumpy Brown, Ivan Browning, Mushy Callahan, Hugh Cannon, Seymour Cassel, Selette Cole, Lorinne Crawford, George DeNormand, Robert Donner, Dominic Fidelibus, Fritz Ford, Joseph Forte, Art Gilmore, Gavin Gordon, Bob Harvey, Terry Higgins, Stephanie Hill, Stuart Holmes, Jimmie Horan, Robert Keys, Richard Kiel, Wallace Earl Laven, Carl M. Leviness, Gary Lewis, Caryl Lincoln, Charles Macari, John Macchia, Mike Mahoney, Marilyn Malloy, Mickey Manners, William Meader, Hollis Morrison, Forbes Murray, Suzanne Noel, Paddy O'Hara, Susan Odin, Bob Pane, Max Power, Paul Power, Emil Richards, Bill Richmond, Clark Ross, Michael Ross, Phillip Shaw, Bert Stevens, Kelly Stevenson, Clay Tanner, Judi Thor, Roger Torrey, Doodles Weaver, Dave Willock, Karen Yadley, Celeste Yarnall, Francine York
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  • “I think that the lesson that I learned came just in time. I don't want to be something that I'm not. I didn't like being someone else. At the same time I'm very glad I was cause I found out something that I never knew. You might as well like yourself. Just think about all the time you're going to have to spend with you. And if you don't think...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Jerry Lewis - Prof. Julius Kelp
  • “- Gym Attendant: Are you hurt?
    - Professor Julius Kelp: Well, if a man with an ulcer and a splinter in his finger and a nail in his foot was then struck by lightning, if you could say that man was not hurt then yes you could say I'm not hurt”

    Murray Alper - Gym Attendant
    Jerry Lewis - Prof. Julius Kelp
  • “- Dr. Hamius R. Warfield: Now try to understand that I understand, that scientists and creators have their little eccentricities. Einstein hated hair cuts, Da Vinci love to paint, and Newton...
    - Professor Julius Kelp: He had something to do with figs, didn't he?”

    Del Moore - Dr. Mortimer S. Warfield
    Jerry Lewis - Prof. Julius Kelp
  • “- Buddy Love: I know what you're thinking: Where's he been all my life? Right?
    - Stella Purdy: No, not exactly.
    - Buddy Love: And that you're happy with the way I handled those three goons, right? Well, normally I would've belted them, but I didn't want to muss myself all up and have you dance with a sloppy guy. Dig?”

    Jerry Lewis - Buddy Love
    Stella Stevens - Stella Purdy
  • “I feel like the girl on her wedding night whose absent-minded husband goes home to his mother for dinner.”
    Stella Stevens - Stella Purdy
  • “Kelp, it's human nature. Kelp, people just don't like teachers blowing up their kids!”
    Del Moore - Dr. Mortimer S. Warfield