THE POLKA KING (Video Release USA 2018)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.9|5.0 Starsìììì

The Polka King—excellent entertainment—has Jack Black acting the role of the Polka King. No flaw found here. This is one of those ‘why we go to the movies’ films. Kudos for a great effort.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


Jan Lewan (Jack Black) develops a plan to raise money to sustain and expand his polka band.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Maya Forbes for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Erika Hampson, Debbie Leibling, and Chris Mangano for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: an Lewan (Jack Black), Maria Lewan (Jenny Slate), Mickey Pizzazz (Jason Schwartzman), Barb (Jacki Weaver), Ron Edwards (J.B. Smoove), David Lewan (Robert Capron), Lonny (Willie Garson), Bitsy Bear (Vanessa Bayer), Christopher (Robert Macaux), and Anita Krzyewski (Mary Klug).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. It’s one of the best films of 2018 and stands as one of Jack Black’s best acting performances to date.

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