History Film / TheGoodGirl

2nd Mar '17 6:08:41 PM Mdumas43073
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Married to the dim-witted Phil (Creator/JohnCReilly), and working alongside Gwen, the always cheerful older woman, Cheryl (Creator/ZooeyDeschanel), who tosses obscenities into the announcements, and Corny, the security guard who is always trying to get her to go to his bible study, Justine feels that her life is a prison, and she is "on death row".

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Married to the dim-witted Phil (Creator/JohnCReilly), and working alongside Gwen, Gwen (Deborah Rush), the always cheerful older woman, Cheryl (Creator/ZooeyDeschanel), who tosses obscenities into the announcements, and Corny, Corny (Mike White), the security guard who is always trying to get her to go to his bible study, Justine feels that her life is a prison, and she is "on death row".
2nd Mar '17 6:05:23 PM Mdumas43073
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A 2002 black comedy-drama written by Mike White and directed by [[Film/YouthInRevolt Miguel]] [[Film/CedarRapids Arteta]], ''The Good Girl'', explores trying to escape the mind-numbing dullness of everyday life, and the consequences of doing so.

Creator/JenniferAniston, who was trying to avoid being typecast due to her ''Series/{{Friends}}'' success, stars as Justine Last, a depressed 30 year old who lives in a dreary Texas town and works at the local "Retail Rodeo".

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A 2002 black comedy-drama written by Mike White and directed by [[Film/YouthInRevolt Miguel]] [[Film/CedarRapids Arteta]], ''The Good Girl'', Girl'' explores trying to escape the mind-numbing dullness of everyday life, and the consequences of doing so.

Creator/JenniferAniston, who was trying to avoid being typecast due to her ''Series/{{Friends}}'' success, stars as Justine Last, a depressed 30 year old 30-year-old who lives in a dreary Texas town and works at the local "Retail Rodeo".
18th Oct '16 7:33:47 PM nombretomado
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Creator/JenniferAniston, who was trying to avoid being typecast due to her ''{{Friends}}'' success, stars as Justine Last, a depressed 30 year old who lives in a dreary Texas town and works at the local "Retail Rodeo".

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Creator/JenniferAniston, who was trying to avoid being typecast due to her ''{{Friends}}'' ''Series/{{Friends}}'' success, stars as Justine Last, a depressed 30 year old who lives in a dreary Texas town and works at the local "Retail Rodeo".
26th Nov '15 5:39:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide: Tom kills himself after Justine changes her mind about running away with him and tells her boss that Tom stole the money.]]

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* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide: Tom DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Tom kills himself after Justine changes her mind about running away with him and tells her boss that Tom stole the money.]]



* KubrickStare: Holden in spades.

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* %%* KubrickStare: Holden in spades.
12th Nov '15 1:55:29 PM missmoon
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* BittersweetEnding: Leans more heavily on the bitter. Nothing has changed in Justine's life: she stays with Phil and remains working at the Retail Rodeo and her life is still at a dead end, but she seems happy with her baby and it seems to have made Phil a doting father.

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* BittersweetEnding: Leans more heavily on the bitter. Nothing has changed in Justine's life: she stays with Phil and remains working at the Retail Rodeo and her life is still at a dead end, but she seems happy with her baby and it seems to have made Phil a doting father.father, possibly giving her some hope that things will be better.
12th Nov '15 1:51:57 PM missmoon
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* PlayingAgainstType: Jennifer Aniston, successfully so. Most critics will refer to this film as her finest hour.
14th Aug '14 5:12:43 PM BadSplice
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She starts an affair with the oddball cashier, 22-year old Thomas "Holden" Worther (Jake Gyllenhaal), and slowly, her life begins to unravel.

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She starts an affair with the oddball cashier, 22-year old Thomas "Holden" Worther (Jake Gyllenhaal), (Creator/JakeGyllenhaal), and slowly, her life begins to unravel.



* BroodingBoyGentleGirl: Holden and Justine, respectively.



* KubrickStare: Holden in spades.



* SomeoneToRememberHimBy: The baby is actually Holden's, but Justine lets Phil believe he's the father since the baby has dark hair like both of them and despite the fact that Phil is actually sterile.

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* SomeoneToRememberHimBy: The [[spoiler:The baby is actually Holden's, but Justine lets Phil believe he's the father since the baby has dark hair like both of them and despite the fact that Phil is actually sterile.]]
30th Jun '14 6:51:49 PM BadSplice
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A 2002 black comedy-drama written by Mike White, ''The Good Girl'', explores trying to escape the mind-numbing dullness of everyday life, and the consequences of doing so.

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A 2002 black comedy-drama written by Mike White, White and directed by [[Film/YouthInRevolt Miguel]] [[Film/CedarRapids Arteta]], ''The Good Girl'', explores trying to escape the mind-numbing dullness of everyday life, and the consequences of doing so.


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* BlackComedy: For example, there is the character Gwen who no one likes. [[spoiler:After Gwen dies, the manager announces that anyone who feels they need to go home and grieve can so. '''Everyone''' in the Retail Rodeo leaves, and they're forced to close for the day.]]
16th Apr '14 1:09:51 PM nirao01
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Creator/{{Jennifer Aniston}}, who was trying to avoid being typecast due to her ''{{Friends}}'' success, stars as Justine Last, a depressed 30 year old who lives in a dreary Texas town and works at the local "Retail Rodeo".

Married to the dim-witted Phil (John C. Reilly), and working alongside Gwen, the always cheerful older woman, Cheryl ({{Zooey Deschanel}}), who tosses obscenities into the announcements, and Corny, the security guard who is always trying to get her to go to his bible study, Justine feels that her life is a prison, and she is "on death row".

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Creator/{{Jennifer Aniston}}, Creator/JenniferAniston, who was trying to avoid being typecast due to her ''{{Friends}}'' success, stars as Justine Last, a depressed 30 year old who lives in a dreary Texas town and works at the local "Retail Rodeo".

Married to the dim-witted Phil (John C. Reilly), (Creator/JohnCReilly), and working alongside Gwen, the always cheerful older woman, Cheryl ({{Zooey Deschanel}}), (Creator/ZooeyDeschanel), who tosses obscenities into the announcements, and Corny, the security guard who is always trying to get her to go to his bible study, Justine feels that her life is a prison, and she is "on death row".
24th Jun '13 7:14:03 PM missmoon
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* YourCheatingHeart: One of the main plotlines.


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* UglyGuyHotWife: Justine and Phil. Granted, it's Jennifer Aniston, but she really makes herself very plain and ordinary.


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* YourCheatingHeart: One of the main plotlines.
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