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Clerks II (2006)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  21 July 2006 (USA)
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A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.

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A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional fast-food restaurant. Free from his dead-end job (and lodged in a new one), Dante begins to break free of his rut, planning to move away with his clingy fiancé. Dante is ready to leave the horrors of minimum-wage New Jersey behind, but Randal - always the more hostile of the two - starts to become overwhelmed by his own rancor. Written by Anonymous

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Standing For Truth. Standing For Justice. Standing Around. See more »

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Rated R for pervasive sexual and crude content including aberrant sexuality, strong language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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21 July 2006 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,061,132 (USA) (21 July 2006)

Gross:

£223,046 (UK) (22 September 2006)
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Trivia

The Quick Stop is an actual functioning convenience store and was burned down with special effects only. The shop remains in Leonardo, NJ. It is only 4 miles from the Atlantic Ocean off of Rt 36. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie right after Randal gets in Dante's car and they're talking about Dante leaving for Florida, watch Randal's right hand. There's a smudge on his palm that keeps disappearing and reappearing. See more »

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[first lines]
Dante Hicks: [on his cellphone] Yeah, I got a fire at the Quick Stop. Yeah.
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"Jay and Silent Bob may return. As for now, they're taking it easy." See more »

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The Return of the Clerks
14 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow, the return of the clerks, indeed! I went to a pre-screening last night of Clerks II and let me say that it was actually really good. The title, as Mr. Smith explained, has been simplified to undersell the movie so fans and moviegoers in general will be pleasantly surprised when they see it. So here is my contribution to word-of-mouth advertising: if you liked ANYTHING about Clerks I, go see Clerks II. More of the same and then some; and then some more. I have always been hit-or-miss with Kevin Smith and, sadly, the original Clerks was still my favorite of the group. And this movie is his best yet.(In fact, the only way I can appreciate "Mallrats" is to watch it with the audio commentary on.) To me, Mr. Smith is a lot funnier when he's just add-libbing. He said during his Q & A, last night, that they spent more time on this movie in pre-production than all the other movies combined and it shows. I am sure he was kidding but this movie is actually well written, very well acted (Rosario especially; she is the topping that is going to make this movie sell), and just well thought out in general. Good pacing (especially with the sight gags, one after another) and the Decalogue that I've come to appreciate is priceless. Like the argument over which franchise has the better "Return" movie; "Lord of the Rings" or "Star Wars". Clerks II has become my favorite movie of the summer and I hope it becomes the sleeper hit of the summer because it is just that good. Oh, and Kevin, if you're reading this, sorry about the title, I am sure you pondered it. Maybe if you hadn't already used "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back"?


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