• Jersey Girl (2004)

Jersey Girl

Release Date: March 26th, 2004

DVD Release Date: September 7th, 2004

PG-13 |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

Ollie Trinke (Ben Affleck) is young and at the top of his game as a music promoter. He is both a workaholic and a silver-tongued expert at manipulating the press. At a company Christmas party, Ollie meets Gertrude Steiney (Jennifer Lopez), a book editor for a New York publishing house. They are instantly attracted to each other, and begin a whirlwind romance that changes the course of his personal and professional life.

Cast: Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, George Carlin, Jason Biggs, Raquel Castro, Mike Starr, Stephen Root, Jennifer Lopez

Director: Kevin Smith

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Miramax, View Askew Productions

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: Father, Love, Love interest, New York City, School, House, Growing up, Transformation, Office, Heartwarming, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 10
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The nadir of the movie -- or cheesy zenith -- is Ollie's sodden soliloquy, delivered in the presence of his baby, in which he laments the loss of her mother and his wife. All that's missing are the strains of Ravel's "Pavane For a Dead Princess."

  • 50
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Smith stumbles setting up dramatic confrontations and strains credibility a time or two with implausible moments. show more

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    In Jersey Girl, Kevin Smith wears his heart on his sleeve - and on his pants, socks, boxers and backward-facing baseball cap. show more

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