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Mallrats (1995)

Both dumped by their girlfriends, two best friends seek refuge in the local mall.

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Brodie Bruce, a Sega and comic book obsessed college student, and his best friend, TS Quint, are both dumped by their girlfriends on the same day, and to deal with their loss, they both go to the local mall. Along the way, they meet up with some friends, including Willam, a guy who stares at Magic Eye pictures, desprately trying to see the hidden image; Gwen, one of TS's ex-girlfriends; and Jay & Silent Bob, of Clerks fame. Eventually, they decide to try and win back their significant others, and take care of their respective nemesises (TS's girlfriend's father, and a store clerk who hates the two for not having any shopping agenda). Written by MTRodaba2468

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Superhero Anatomy! Topless Fortune Telling! Bunny Bashing! And More! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for strong language, including sexual dialogue, and for some scenes of sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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20 October 1995 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$2,122,561
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DIRECTOR_TRADEMARK(Kevin Smith): [off-screen grab]: When Ivannah (Priscilla Barnes) offers to let Brodie examine her, T.S. (Jeremy London) grabs him from off-camera, and pulls him out of the tent. See more »

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Jared Svennings' ring switches from his left to right hand soon before Brodie gives him the "stinky palm." See more »

Quotes

Brodie: [Looking at comics] These should have boards in them. Bloody savage.
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La Fours' security team (the one that arrests Brodie and TS at the stage after the "stinkpalm" bit) is listed as Team LaFours (at their request). See more »

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Broken
Written by Tanya Donelly
Performed by Belly
Courtesy of Reprise Records/4AD
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Wow is the only thing to say here.

this is an incredible movie and if your a clerks fan (which I'm assuming is the only Kevin smith film you've seen because its blasphemous to watch them out of order) then this is even better. mallrats is the kind of movie you watch once on DVD and don't take it out of the drawer, because you know you'll wanna watch it later. its laugh out loud funny and anyone remotely interested in the inner workings of a geek or, like me, you are a geek, then this will give voice to the geek generation and make it cool. Recently, The OC has made comic books cool in the form of Seth Cohen. but before there was Seth, there was Brodie.

easily the greatest character lee has ever played and the best character that Smith has ever written, Brodie is obsessed with two things, Comics and himself. and as long as the two are together, he doesn't care. which is exactly what must be changed. ill let you find out how.

jay and silent bob make a welcome comeback in a slightly more central role with a lot more to do. with hilarious results.

i originally put 8 for this movie. but thinking about it again its a 10 and its going in my movies :) l8er days PaUl :)


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