Jersey Girl - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Jersey Girl Reviews

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Kevin Carr
Fat Guys at the Movies
January 17, 2016
I enjoyed the movie quite a bit... Unfortunately, Smith cannot resist his old stand-bys.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
Jersey Girl obeys the classic conventions of romantic comedy but there are ingredients in this mix that raise it a notch above average.
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
September 24, 2007
Mature and heartfelt, though not overly saccharine.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Peter T. Chattaway
Christianity Today
September 25, 2006
Affleck is at ease in this down-to-earth drama in a way that he never seems to be in his action movies, and Castro seems like a genuine child instead of like a child actor.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Don R. Lewis
Film Threat
July 22, 2006
Smith reinvents the romantic-comedy by making a film about a man in love with his kid.
| Original Score: 4/5
Mark Bourne
DVDJournal.com
April 5, 2006
In several ways Jersey Girl is more appealing than Clerks or Mallrats.... Nonetheless, it lacks the smart observational-humor edge and often thoughtful boldness -- and, most frustratingly, the promise -- of Chasing Amy or Dogma.
Bill Clark
FromTheBalcony
June 20, 2005
Jersey Girl emerges as Kevin Smith's most polished effort to date, but not his funniest.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Ethan Alter
NYC Film Critic
March 5, 2005
In a strange way, it's both the most mainstream and the most personal movie Smith has made to date.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer
December 31, 2004
Even as the critic in me raged against the clichés, I found a big old lump in my throat and blinked back a few tears.
| Original Score: B-
Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal
September 9, 2004
Kevin Smith inserts enough of his special charm to make "Jersey Girl" a winner.
| Original Score: B+
July 20, 2004
'Quizá sea reciclado de otras tantas cintas por el estilo, pero el toque de Smith aparece para hacer de este ejercicio un recomendable filme sobre el acto de maduración.'
| Original Score: 3/4
Joe Utichi
FilmFocus
July 20, 2004
It's every bit as enjoyable as [Smith's] previous attempts, but much more mature. Kevin Smith has grown up, and he's grown-up well.
| Original Score: 76/100
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
July 11, 2004
[on Raquel Castro] If her career is half as successful as those of similarly talented kids Christina Ricci and Kirsten Dunst, she'll be quite the sensation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
June 19, 2004
It's a nicely acted, competently made 'dramatic comedy' that might disappoint rabid Smith fans but is still a cut above the average Hollywood sugar-fest. Worth seeing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette
June 11, 2004
Surprisingly unannoying...
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Brian Orndorf
FilmJerk.com
April 24, 2004
A delightful dramedy that is a huge departure from the Jay and Silent Bob antics of his earlier work.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
April 9, 2004
Like in all of Smith's films, the dialogue is wonderful and realistic, but also consistent with Smith's other films, there are times when the momentum doesn't hold up.
Vince Koehler
Entertainment Spectrum
April 8, 2004
The film weaves an intriguing story about a single dad.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
April 8, 2004
... a lightweight, but enjoyable valentine to family values and the Garden State
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/4
KJ Doughton
Nitrate Online
April 5, 2004
Jersey Girl might not be Kevin Smith's most original movie, but it's daring all the same.
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