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The Good Girl (2002)

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A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.

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Gwen Jackson
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Corny
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Jack Field, Your Store Manager
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Bubba
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Heavy Set Woman
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Haggard Woman
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Mr. Worther
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Mrs. Worther
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Lester (as Jonathan Shere)
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Old Woman
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Storyline

The plot revolves around a young married woman whose mundane life takes a turn for the worse when she strikes up a passionate and illicit affair with an oddball discount-store stock boy who thinks he's Holden Caulfield. Written by Elena Pérez

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It's her last best chance... is she going to take it?

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, some language and drug content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 February 2003 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Una buena chica  »

Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£114,235 (UK) (10 January 2003)

Gross:

£270,720 (UK) (17 January 2003)
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Trivia

To make Jennifer Aniston look more worn down, Miguel Arteta made her wear wrist weights for several weeks prior to filming, she also wore them during some of the scenes. See more »

Goofs

In Bubba's bedroom, the Texas Flag is upside down. See more »

Quotes

Bubba: If I were a woman, I'd be a slut. A lesbian slut.
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Crazy Credits

Special thanks to The Arteta Family and The Greenfield Family. See more »

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13 January 2003 | by (Iowa) – See all my reviews

This is one of the funniest movies I have ever seen. I was literally laughing so loud when I saw this movie in the theatre that people were getting mad at me. The movie is also unbelievably sad, and if you dont like comedies with sad overtones, this is not the movie for you. This movie is so perfectly written. You care about Justine (Jennifer Aniston), and you can feel her deep rooted sadness for everyday life, and you can just hope that you don't get stuck in a situation like that when you go out on your own. watch this movie more than once, Oscar nods should be given to Jennifer Aniston and Jake Gellynhall, both of their performances are amazing.

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