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R| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Justine (Jennifer Aniston) is the good girl. Thirty years old and working in a Texas discount store, she is dissatisfied by her routine and disgusted by her lazy, pot-smoking husband. Her life is nearly at a standstill, until she suddenly notices Holden (Jake Gyllenhaal) a few cash registers away. He is young and seemingly as disaffected as she, and together the two forge a passionate connection destined to shatter everything Justine stands for, or at least thinks she does.

Cast: Jennifer Aniston , Jake Gyllenhaal , John C. Reilly , Tim Blake Nelson , Zooey Deschanel , Mike White , Deborah Rush , John Carroll Lynch

Director: Miguel Arteta

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Fox

The Good Girl (2002)

Release Date: August 7th, 2002|1 hr. 33 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 60
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    There are times when The Good Girl is so low-key it damn near flatlines. Luckily, White creates compelling characters with a few deft brush strokes. The actors fill in the rest. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A smart, arch and rather cold-blooded comedy. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    A sharp-tongued, subtly nuanced tragicomedy starring Jennifer Aniston, who shows her depth as a serious actress in this dark tale. show more

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