Mallrats (1995) Poster



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Clerks (1994)

Followed by 

Chasing Amy (1997)
Dogma (1999)
Clerks (2000) (TV Series)
Clerks: The Lost Scene (2004) (Video)
Clerks II (2006)


Tonight! (1953) (TV Series)
Brodie becomes the new host of "The Tonght Show".
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
The character in jail with Ben Affleck at the end of the film has "LOVE" written on his hand.
The Apartment (1960)
There is a running joke in which one of the men who C. C. Baxter lends his apartment to complains of having to have sex with his mistress in a Volkswagon. Obviously, Mallrats also uses this joke in reference to an "uncomfortable" place.
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Jay and Silent Bob are pursued by a character in a white straw hat named La Fours.
Jaws (1975)
T.S. planned to propose to Brandi during the "Jaws" section of the Universal Ride in Florida.
Family Feud (1976) (TV Series)
Brodie refers to Bob Summers contemptuously as "Richard Dawson."
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Gwen and Rick Derris had sex while dressed as Smokey and the Bandit at a high school Halloween party. Gwen believed that she looked just like Burt Reynolds, only without the moustache.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Brodie says, "May the Force be with you."
Animal House (1978)
B.J. and the Bear (1978) (TV Series)
Brodie wants the show to be brought back.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
When Brodie enters the mall for the first time, he says, "I love the smell of commerce in the morning." Direct reference to the scene where Robert Duvall's character says, "I love the smell of napalm in the morning!"
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Silent Bob watched the film the previous week. He later says, "Adventure. Excitment. A Jedi craves not these things."
The Blues Brothers (1980)
Same Elevator Music
Superman II (1980)
After he knocks LaFours out by hitting him in the crotch with a basebell bat, Jay says, "Come, Son of Jor-El. Kneel before Zod!"
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Silent Bob watched the film the previous week.
Octopussy (1983)
When Brodie and T.S. go to the topless psychic Ivannah, he comments that her place is "something out of 'Octopussy'."
Wheel of Fortune (1983) (TV Series)
Brodie refers to Bob Summers contemptuously as "Pat Sajak."
Fletch (1985)
Brodie tells Rene that she has his copy of "Fletch".
Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
When Brodie and T.S. are coming down the stairs to Brodie's basement, T.S. hits is head on Brodie's ceiling like Pee Wee in the bar with the bikers.
Legend (1985)
Brodie has a poster of the film in his room.
MacGyver (1985) (TV Series)
Jay compares Silent Bob to MacGyver.
Degrassi High (1987) (TV Series)
Rene wears a Degrassi Junior High jacket.
Street Fighter (1987) (Video Game)
When Brodie says "She Ryu'd my arse from Ken to E.Honda" he is referencing Street Fighter characters.
The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Brodie has a poster of the film in his bedroom.
Batman (1989)
Jay says, "Where do you get those wonderful toys?"
Tremors (1990)
Brodie has a poster of the film in his room.
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990) (TV Series)
William mistakenly refers to Rene as "Brenda," referring to Shannen Doherty's role as Brenda Walsh on the series.
Clerks (1994)
This is a prequel to the film.
Chasing Amy (1997)
At the end of the credits, it says that Jay and Silent Bob will appear in Chasing Amy.

Referenced in 

Slam Dunk Ernest (1995) (Video)
Ernest blames the mall fire alarm on huge mall rats.
Boy Meets World: Rave On (1995) (TV Episode)
Topanga calls Frankie Stechino (Ethan Suplee) a Mallrat. Suplee played Willam in the movie Mallrats.
Sun faa sau si (1998)
albeit a stretch, the characters hang out at the mall all day trying to win back their loves.
Dogma (1999)
On the train, Jay can be heard describing the events of Mallrats to Bartleby and Loki.
Vulgar (2000)
A newscast mentions Walt Flanagan's dog, mentioned in passing by Jay in "Rats."
Chasing Kevin (2000) (Short)
Dinner for Five: Episode #1.1 (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jon Favreau.
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Brodie says, "Say, would you like a chocolate-covered pretzel?"
Lammbock (2001)
Shallow Hal (2001)
Comic Book Villains (2002) (Video)
Characters talking about Superman's sperm just like in Mallrats.
Cabin Fever (2002)
There's a guy in an Easter Bunny costume in the hospital
An Evening with Kevin Smith (2002) (Video)
Mentioned and discussed numerous times.
Old School (2003)
Alien Sex Party (2003)
Porn store owner refers to this as his favorite film
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds (2003) (Video Game)
In the level "Sunnydale Mall", there is a store in the mall with the name of "Buy Me Toys".
Beer Run (2003) (Short)
sound effects and music
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Burning Annie (2004)
Clerks: The Lost Scene (2004) (Video)
talks about how Julie died and the game show she was supposed to appear on, both events from this movie
'Clerks' 10th Anniversary Q & A (2004) (Video)
The movie was mentioned a few times.
The Incredibles (2004)
When trying to remember Incrediboy's real name, Mr. Incredible mistakenly calls him Brody, the name of Jason Lee's character in Mallrats.
Degrassi: The Next Generation: Goin' Down the Road: Part 1 (2005) (TV Episode)
Caitlin says that "Mallrats" is her favourite Kevin Smith movie. He replies "You're lying. 'Mallrats' is no one's favourite Kevin Smith film."
Dinner for Five: Episode #4.12 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue; Kevin Smith, Jason Lee, and Stan Lee are attributed to working on this film.
Telling Stories: The Comic Book Creators (2005) (Video)
referenced by Adam Hughes
Mallrats: The Erection of an Epic - The Making of Mallrats (2005) (Video)
Documentary about this film.
Joey: Joey and the Big Break: Part 2 (2005) (TV Episode)
Poster on Kevin Smith's wall.
Clerks II (2006)
Emma knees Dante in the balls and says "You fucker". So does Gwen to Silent Bob in Mallrats when he burst in to the changing room!
An Evening with Kevin Smith 2: Evening Harder (2006) (Video)
Mentioned by Kevin and audience members.
My Name Is Earl: G.E.D. (2007) (TV Episode)
Randy holds up a sheet saying the pattern on it is a sail boat. His character in Mallrats (1995) failed to see a sail boat in a magic eye picture.
Kevin Smith: Sold Out - A Threevening with Kevin Smith (2008) (Video)
"Alright dude, what's a stink palm?"
My Name Is Earl: Witch Lady (2009) (TV Episode)
After falling down the stairs and being chained to the post, as he wakes up, Randy says "Poopy-trim"; a reference to his role in Mallrats.
Defective Man! (2009)
"Do it Doug!"
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Kevin Smith: Too Fat for 40! (2010) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Kevin Smith.
Evil Easter: The Trailer (2011) (Short)
"There is no easter bunny!"-line
Raising Hope: Baby Monitor (2011) (TV Episode)
Virginia says, "Your husband looks like the skinny version of that fat guy from 'Mallrats.'"
Tosh.0: Philly Taze Fan (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Tosh
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.204 (2011) (TV Episode)
Kevin Smith says that "Red State" is not a comedy like the film
Randal (2012) (Short)
A poster of the film is shown in Randal's apartment.
Kevin Smith: Burn in Hell (2012) (TV Special)
Young girl says she saw Mallrats, and Kevin Smith makes joke about it.
Raising Hope: Hogging All the Glory (2012) (TV Episode)
Virginia says, "Karma! Like that show with the 'Mallrats' guy you kept trying to get me to like."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.184 (2012) (TV Episode)
Kevin Smith talks about his mom's reaction to the film
The Twelve Steps of Jason Mewes: Get Greedo (2013) (Short)
Various references and re-creations of artwork for this film.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Tell 'Em Steve-Dave Puppet Theatre (2013)
The set of the podcast's game show "One True Three" is modeled after the "Truth or Date" set from the finale of Mallrats.
DVD-R Hell: Tequila and Bonetti: Teach Your Children (2015) (TV Episode)
"...so she can go off to be Tricia in Mallrats.
TruInside: Fast Times at Ridgemont High (2016) (TV Episode)
Graphic on screen showing name of movie
Nostalgia Critic: Alvin and the Chipmunks (2016) (TV Episode)
"I'm still gonna say Mallrats was my biggest letdown lead."
The Star Wars Show: Kevin Smith Interview, Rogue One Trailer Reactions, and More (2016) (TV Episode)
Kevin Smith mentions the making of his film

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Get Shorty/Now and Then/Mallrats (1995) (TV Episode)
The Women of Charmed (2000) (TV Movie)
shows a clip when talking about the cast
I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1995 (2005) (TV Episode)
Shown as part of the 1995 episode of this show on VH1.
The Distressed Watcher: Dear Kevin Smith (2010) (TV Episode)
talks about the follow-up to Clerks
Hollywood's Top Ten: Mall Madness (2010) (TV Episode)


The Dating Game (1965) (TV Series)
"Truth or Date" is a parody of the film.
The Godfather (1972)
When Mr. Svenning is talking to TS, he grabs him by the neck and talks to him like Marlon Brando in the Godfather, and some Godfather-type music can be heard in the background.
The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Ivanna's third nipple is a reference to Francisco Scaramanga's third nipple.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
When Brodie goes into the mall, he says "I love the smell of commerce in the morning."
The Untouchables (1987)
When being arrested by security one of them screams "You're nothing but a lot of talk and a badge!" which is Al Capone's final line in this.
Batman (1989)
Seinfeld (1989) (TV Series)
Mention of "Pendant Publishing."
Tombstone (1993)
When Brodie and Quint are backstage and not suppose to be, Mr. Svenning's goon says to Brodie "You called down the thunder well now you got it!" Kurt Russel (Wyatt Earp in Tombstone) says the exact same thing when he is about to take revenge for his brother's death in Tombstone (1993).

Spoofed in 

Chasing Kevin (2000) (Short)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Alyssa Jones believes that "Bluntman and Chronic: The Movie" was better than Mallrats (1995).

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