The Polka King

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In The Polka King, Jack Black stars as Jan Lewan, a Polish immigrant who became the "King of Pennsylvania Polka." A believer in the American Dream, Jan worked hard and dreamed bigger, but with big dreams come big mistakes. Based on a true story, the... read more
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In The Polka King, Jack Black stars as Jan Lewan, a Polish immigrant who became the "King of Pennsylvania Polka." A believer in the American Dream, Jan worked hard and dreamed bigger, but with big dreams come big mistakes. Based on a true story, the film, co-written and directed by Maya Forbes and Wally Wolodarsky, mixes comedy and tragedy showing the world's only known Polka Ponzi scheme.

Original Release

01/12/2018

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Cast

Directors

Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky

Writers

Wallace Wolodarsky, Maya Forbes

Cast

Jack Black Jan Lewan
Jenny Slate Marla
Jason Schwartzman Mickey Pizzazz
Jacki Weaver Barb
J.B. Smoove Ron Edwards
Vanessa Bayer Bear
Willie Garson Lonny
Robert Capron David Lewan
Mickey Gilmore Prison Guard
Juani Feliz Actress
Alex Ziwak Prison Inmate
Leah Procito Nurse
Kati Salowsky Connie Klopski
Anastasia Tsikhanava Rock Star
Owen Burke Actor
Rachel Annette Helson Beauty Pageant Judge
Brina Dance Hall Patron
Shawn Contois Bus Driver
Rob Lévesque Jan Lewan Group
Angel Connell Performance Attendee

Producers

Joshua Brown Executive Producer
Erika Hampson Executive Producer
Chris Mangano Executive Producer
John Mikulak Executive Producer
Ben Stiller Executive Producer
Debbie Leibling Executive Producer
Jack Black Producer
Stuart Cornfeld Producer
Connor Flanagan Producer
Monica Levinson Producer
Priyanka Mattoo Producer
David Permut Producer
Joey Poach Producer
Shivani Rawat Producer
Marco Valerio Pugini Producer
Wallace Wolodarsky Producer

Editors

Catherine Haight

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