Jersey Girl
Jersey Girl (2004)

Ollie Trinke is at the top of his game. A smooth, Manhattan music publicist, Ollie has just married the love of his life and has a child on the way. It's a perfect lie that is tragically upended when he suddenly finds himself a single… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 26, 2004
DVD Release Date: September 7, 2004
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A surprisingly conventional romantic comedy from Kevin Smith, Jersey Girl is warm but often overly sentimental.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Formulaic script and uneven tone. Disappointing.

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Wendy Ide
Times (UK)

The fact that Ben Affleck is required to emote should have been a warning sign to all involved with this project

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Richard Propes

This film should have been much better than it is.

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Joe Leydon

The script stoops to cheap gags that undercut Affleck's efforts to sustain a believable character.

Sometimes charming but frustratingly hackneyed exploration of the relationship between father and daughter.

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Debbie Lynn Elias
Behind The Lens

The result, a heartfelt, sweet and funny love letter to fatherhood.

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Olly Richards
Empire Magazine

The 'grown-up' Kevin Smith exhibits greater ambition, but he's not quite so much fun.

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Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle

Its heart is in the right place. Unfortunately, that heart is about the only element here that doesn't strain credibility.

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Kaleem Aftab
The List

A gem that is bound to be misconstrued.

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Kevin Smith scores again. I hadnt seen this one yet for some reason. It only took me 4 years but this is why Kevin Smith is amazing. And Ben Affleck just needs… More
Alex roy
Jersey Girl is a very different film for Kevin Smith and is quite refreshing due to the fact that he mostly made View Askew films (Clerks, Mall rats and Jay and… More
Carlos Magalhães
Some may argue that it has a heart (and it does), but it also has too many clichés - including a heavy-handed soundtrack that always makes plain explicit what… More
Everett Johnson
I'm a huge Kevin Smith fan, and genuinely love most of his movies. "Jersey Girl" was his first movie to really go out of his "comfort"… More
jay nixon
Surprisingly sweet natured.
Matt Goodman
Ollie: You're riding that Batmobile, aren't you?! How cool is that? Kevin Smith's weakest film by far. I'm not saying I hated it, but I… More