Movies About New Jersey

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Movies About New Jersey

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Clerks (1994)

Clerks
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Kevin Smith, starring Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Lisa Spoonauer
Rated R

Clerks is a cult classic black comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith. It follows the story of two store clerks, Dante Hicks and Randal Graves, as they go through their mundane day-to-day lives. It is set in a run-down convenience store in New Jersey and explores topics such as relationships, boredom, and the meaning of life. Dante is stuck in a dead-end job, trying to figure out what he wants to do with his life. He is in love with his ex-girlfriend, but she is engaged to another man. Meanwhile, Randal is irresponsible and immature, and often gets Dante in trouble. Throughout the film, Dante and Randal interact with numerous colorful characters, such as Jay and Silent Bob, who give them advice and reflect on their own lives. In the end, Clerks serves as a commentary on the mundane and often meaningless lives of those stuck in dead-end jobs.

The Station Agent (2003)

The Station Agent
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Tom McCarthy, starring Peter Dinklage, Patricia Clarkson, Bobby Cannavale, Paul Benjamin
Rated R

The Station Agent is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Tom McCarthy. The film stars Peter Dinklage as Finbar McBride, a quiet, solitary man who has a passion for trains. When he inherits an abandoned train depot in rural New Jersey, Finbar moves in and finds himself drawn into the lives of the locals. He becomes friends with Joe Oramas (Bobby Cannavale), a chatty hot dog vendor, and Olivia Harris (Patricia Clarkson), a widowed painter in search of inspiration. Together, the trio form an unlikely friendship and explore the complexities of human companionship and the beauty of the surrounding countryside. Ultimately, they discover the power of friendship, acceptance and new beginnings. The film won several awards and was critically acclaimed for its refreshingly honest and humorous exploration of friendship.

Lean on Me (1989)

Lean on Me
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From John G. Avildsen, starring Morgan Freeman, Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume, Alan North
Rated PG-13

Garden State (2004)

Garden State
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Zach Braff, starring Zach Braff, Peter Sarsgaard, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm
Rated R

Atlantic City (1980)

Atlantic City
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Louis Malle, starring Burt Lancaster, Susan Sarandon, Kate Reid, Michel Piccoli
Rated R

Clerks II (2006)

Clerks II
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Kevin Smith, starring Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Rosario Dawson, Jason Mewes
Rated R

Paterson (2016)

Paterson
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jim Jarmusch, starring Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Nellie, Rizwan Manji
Rated R

Cop Land (1997)

Cop Land
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From James Mangold, starring Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro
Rated R

Eddie and the Cruisers (1983)

Eddie and the Cruisers
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Martin Davidson, starring Tom Berenger, Michael Paré, Joe Pantoliano, Matthew Laurance
Rated PG

American Desi (2001)

American Desi
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Piyush Dinker Pandya, starring Deep Katdare, Ronobir Lahiri, Purva Bedi, Rizwan Manji
Rated Not Rated

Sherrybaby (2006)

Sherrybaby
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Laurie Collyer, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ryan Simpkins, Sam Bottoms, Michelle Hurst
Rated R

War of the Worlds (2005)

War of the Worlds
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins, Miranda Otto
Rated PG-13

The Toxic Avenger (1984)

The Toxic Avenger
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Michael Herz, Lloyd Kaufman, starring Andree Maranda, Mitch Cohen, Jennifer Babtist, Cindy Manion
Rated R

Jersey Girl (2004)

Jersey Girl
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Kevin Smith, starring Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Raquel Castro, Betty Aberlin
Rated PG-13

Not Fade Away (2012)

Not Fade Away
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From David Chase, starring John Magaro, Jack Huston, Will Brill, Brahm Vaccarella
Rated R

Guess Who (2005)

Guess Who
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Kevin Rodney Sullivan, starring Ashton Kutcher, Bernie Mac, Zoe Saldana, Judith Scott
Rated PG-13

Down the Shore (2011)

Down the Shore
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Harold Guskin, starring Famke Janssen, James Gandolfini, John Magaro, Michael Gandolfini
Rated R

The Oranges (2011)

The Oranges
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Julian Farino, starring Leighton Meester, Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener, Allison Janney
Rated R

Girl Most Likely (2012)

Girl Most Likely
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini, starring Kristen Wiig, Annette Bening, Matt Dillon, Darren Criss
Rated PG-13

One for the Money (2012)

One for the Money
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Julie Anne Robinson, starring Katherine Heigl, Jason O'Mara, Daniel Sunjata, John Leguizamo
Rated PG-13

Brave New Jersey (2016)

Brave New Jersey
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Jody Lambert, starring Anna Camp, Erika Alexander, Tony Hale, Sam Jaeger
Rated TV-MA

 



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