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A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lisa Spoonauer ...
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Jay
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Willam the Idiot Manchild / Angry Hockey-Playing Customer / Angry Mourner
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Al Berkowitz ...
Old Man
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Woolen Cap Smoker / Egg Man / Offended Customer / Cat-Admiring Bitter Customer (as Walt Flanagan)
Ed Hapstak ...
Sanford / Angry Mourner
Lee Bendick ...
#812 Wynarski
David Klein ...
Hunting Cap Smoking Boy / Low I.Q. Video Customer / Hubcap Searching Customer / Angry Mourner / Angry Crowd at Door
Pattijean Csik ...
Ken Clark ...
Administer of Fine / Orderly
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Storyline

Dante Hicks is not having a good day. He works as a clerk in a small convenience store and is told to come into work on his day off. Dante thinks life is a series of down endings and this day is proving to no different. He reads in the newspaper that his ex-girlfriend Caitlin is getting married. His present girlfriend reveals to have somewhat more experience with sex that he ever imagined. His principal concerns are the hockey game he has that afternoon and the wake for a friend who died. His buddy Randal Graves works as a clerk in the video store next and he hates his job just about as much as Dante hates his. Written by garykmcd

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A very funny look at the over-the-counter culture. See more »

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Rated R on appeal for extensive use of extremely explicit sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 November 1994 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$230,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$3,151,130 (USA)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Dante's car is a 1976 Buick Century. See more »

Goofs

Disappearing "No Shoplifting" sign when Randall sells cigarettes to the little girl. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dante Hicks: [phone rings and Dante falles out of a closet] Hello. What? No I don't work today, I'm playing hockey at two.
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Crazy Credits

Initial Incompetent Sound Editor ... Scott Mosier Accomplished Sound Editor ... James von Buelow See more »

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Soundtracks

Berserker
Written by Steve Smyth (as S. Smyth), S. Angley and Kevin Smith (as K. Smith)
Performed by Love Among Freaks
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User Reviews

 
I've always wanted to be the assistant manager of a convenience store
20 January 2005 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Funny, fast paced story of an assortment of pathetic losers, their dreams, girlfriends, and go nowhere lives. I laughed all the way through at the give and take between the two lead characters and their stupid friends and lovers. Both intelligent, sometimes even sagely; the two men lead lives of loneliness and boredom leading to a careless attitude about their jobs which, in time, will become their position on all things unless they choose to reverse the course they are following. I was groaning with glee as the store clerk had it out with his lady friend over how many men she had fellatio with. I liked the way the film was broken up into titled parts, each comprising a small story within the tale. Zany, well worth the price of entry.


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