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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)

R | | Comedy | 24 August 2001 (USA)
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The comic "Bluntman and Chronic" is based on real-life stoners Jay and Silent Bob, so when they get no profit from a big-screen adaptation, they set out to wreck the movie.

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Storyline

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is a tale of adventure on the open road. When Dante and Randal (of Clerks fame) get a restraining order to keep the punchy Jay and his hetero life-mate, Silent Bob, from selling drugs in front of the Quick Stop convenience store, their lives are suddenly empty. They find new purpose when their friend, Brodie, informs them a movie is being made featuring two infamous characters based on their likenesses. After visiting one of the creators of the Bluntman and Chronic, Holden McNeil, they set out to get what fat movie cash they deserve and hopefully put an end to people slandering them on the Internet. Along the way, they learn the rules of the road from a hitchhiking George Carlin, ride with a group of gorgeous jewel thieves, and incur the wrath of a hapless wildlife marshal for liberating an orangutan named Suzanne. The quest takes them from New Jersey to Hollywood where a showdown involving the police, the jewel thieves, and the Bluntman and Chronic ... Written by Lordship

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Rated R for nonstop crude and sexual humor, pervasive strong language, and drug content | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,018,543, 26 August 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$30,059,386, 7 October 2001
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Trivia

Kevin Smith was originally highly reluctant to do a Jay and Silent Bob solo film, believing that the characters couldn't carry a film. Positive reaction to Jay and Silent Bob's cameo in Scream 3 (2000) changed his mind. See more »

Goofs

When Jay and Silent Bob are running from the security guards from the "Good Will Hunting 2: Hunting Season" set, Jay has his yellow jacket tied around his waist. But in the next shoot, where they are in the "Scream" set with Shannen Doherty, Jay has his yellow jacket on. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Silent Bob's Mother: Bobby Boy, stay here while mommy picks up the free cheese, kay? Here, this will keep the sun out of your eyes.
[puts a baseball cap on his head backwards]
Silent Bob's Mother: You be good, now.
[walks in store, then Jay and his Mom arrive]
Jay's Mother: Alright, don't you fuckin' move you little shit machine. Your Momma's going to try to score.
Passerby: What the hell? 'Scuse me. Who's watching these babies?
Jay's Mother: Uh... the fat one's watchin the little one?
Passerby: Oh yeah, nice parenting. Leave 'em out here like that and see what happens.
Jay's Mother: ...
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Crazy Credits

As Morris Day and the Time perform "Jungle Love" at the end, the shots used to identify the actors are often outtakes, ending with a terrific blooper of Jason Mewes flubbing a line. See more »

Connections

Spoofs A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Too Much Heaven
Written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb
Performed by The Bee Gees
Used by permission of Unichappell Music Inc. (BMI)
Courtesy of Polydor Records Ltd. (UK)
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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The worst and least funny movie I have ever seen.
26 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

This movie is not funny. It is silly and stupid in the most boring sense. I sat in a movie theatre and heard no laughs, and watched a number of people leave midway. What has come over you who voted and gave it an 8? I noticed that the vast majority of those voting are males 18-30. Has our gender deteriorated so much that we consider this kind of drivel to be entertaining?


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