PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After his career is sidelined by an unexpected tragedy and a personal blow-up, a single man must take care of his precocious daughter.
Kevin Smith says that it was his wife Jennifer Schwalbach Smith who suggested to cast Jennifer Lopez alongside Ben Affleck, since she had seen Lopez in The Wedding Planner (2001). Affleck had already considered the same idea, and sold her on the part.
Everyone, please take your seats. You heard the bell. You know what it means. Last week, the assignment was to write an essay about your family. Who they...
Teacher: And what they...
Teacher: Excellent droning.
When Ollie is going upstairs to give his baby daughter a bottle, he tries to feed the baby by putting the bottle top near the baby's mouth, then he lays right next to the baby, then it disappears.
The opening production company title features a CGI rended Jay and Silent Bob, recurring characters from the five previous ViewAskew films. Jersey Girl was the first ViewAskew movie to use the new title.
Kevin Smith has a three-hour "director's cut" version that has screened in Los Angeles and in New Jersey at his Vulgarthon all-day film events. Smith says he will release the longer version on DVD for the film's eventual tenth anniversary.
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