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Jersey Girl (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1 August 1992 (USA)
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Sal is a wealthy and triumphant yuppie who normaly would not do everything in order to get a woman. But this time it is something special and he is about to give up his position for his ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jami Gertz ... Toby
Dylan McDermott ... Sal
Sheryl Lee ... Tara
Aida Turturro ... Angie
Molly Price ... Cookie
Star Jasper Star Jasper ... Dot
Joseph Mazzello ... Jason
Joseph Bologna ... Bennie
Philip Casnoff ... Mitchell
Pat Collins Pat Collins ... Gabe
Regina Taylor ... Rosie
Amy Sakasitz ... Monica (as Amy Johanna Sakasitz)
Mary Beth Peil ... Day Care Center Teacher
Jordan Dean ... Tim
Richard Maldone ... Bobby
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Storyline

Sal is a wealthy and triumphant yuppie who normaly would not do everything in order to get a woman. But this time it is something special and he is about to give up his position for his love... Written by Volker Boehm

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It takes a special kind of girl to know exactly what she wants... and not give up anything to get it.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sensuality, one use strong language and sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 August 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

As Raparigas de Jersey See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Interscope See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Rosie O'Donnell tested for the supporting role of Angie. See more »

Quotes

Toby: I feel like we started out on the wrong foot.
Sal: The wrong foot? The wrong foot? You destroyed my $70,000 car. Do you understand that? We've got off on a really, really bad foot.
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Connections

References A Chorus Line (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

KU KU KA CHU (BABY I WANT U)
Written by John Cafferty
Performed by John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band
Courtesy of Scotti Brothers Records, Inc.
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It Really Can Happen
3 October 2003 | by mac-165See all my reviews

On the surface of it, this movie is nothing special. However, there is something about the direction and the perfect casting that sways you to believe it. There are moments when you are wondering where the story will lead (but you're usually wrong) and the whole focus is on something that touches us all, whether we're from New Jersey, New York, London or Namibia: class, upbringing, love and prejudice, friendship, loyalty, and truth. Toby (Jami Gertz) plays a straightforward, if somewhat naive, go-getter with a big heart, and manages to steer clear of our disbelief, perhaps anchored somewhat by her down-to-earth girl buddies. The romance is touching, the bitter conflict of Sal's (Dylan McDermott) 'correct' relationship is deftly portrayed, and, sorry, but I have to say it, Gertz's beauty is dominant (but hey, I'm just a bloke). Lightweight with a Big Message for us all.


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