Jerky Boys, The (film) A pair of young men from Queens, New York, create outrageous characters with their voices when they make phone calls to the unwary, but they get in trouble both with the law and the mob. Released on February 3, 1995. Directed by James Melkonian. A Touchstone film in association with Caravan Pictures. 82 min. Stars John G. Brennan (Johnny B.), Kamal Ahmed (Kamal), Alan Arkin (Lazarro), Brad Sullivan (Worzic), William Hickey (Uncle Freddy). Filmed in New York City. Released on video in 1995.