Jersey Girl (2004)

102 min.
Plot  Oliver "Ollie" Trinké (Ben Affleck) is a powerful media publicist in New York City whose wife, Gertrude (Jennifer Lopez), dies during childbirth. To avoid his grief, he buries himself in his work and ignores his new daughter, Gertie, while his father, Bart (George Carlin), takes a month off from work to care for her, but returns so that his son is forced to live up to his responsibility as a parent. Under the stress of a botched diaper change and a baby who will not stop crying, Ollie trashes his client Will Smith for his soon-to-be released film ''Independence Day'' in front of assembled reporters. The outburst costs him his job, so he moves in with his father in New Jersey. He eventually apologizes for ignoring his daughter, and attributes his public outburst to his grief.

Blacklisted by all of New York City's public relations firms, Ollie has to work as a civil servant in the borough where he now lives with his father. Seven years later, Gertie (Raquel Castro), now in eleme...



Ben Affleck
Oliver "Ollie" Trinké
Liv Tyler
Maya Harding
George Carlin
Bart Trinké
Jennifer Lopez
Gertrude Steiney
Stephen Root
Mike Starr
Jason Biggs
Arthur Brickman
Will Smith
(self) (uncredited)
Jason Lee
PR Exec. 1
Matt Damon
PR Exec. 2
Matthew Maher
Delivery Guy


All Titles

Jersey Girl
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




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