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Clerks II (2006)

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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

21 July 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Clerks 2  »

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Box Office


$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


£223,046 (UK) (22 September 2006)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Dante's car is a 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera. See more »


When Dante first shows up at the store and lifts the lock to open the metal shutters, he doesn't sense anything amiss inside. When he lifts the shutter to find a violent inferno inside, he closes the door with his bare hands and then lifts it again. If the store were really burning so violently, the metal shutters and lock would have certainly been too hot to be touched. See more »


[first lines]
Dante Hicks: [on his cellphone] Yeah, I got a fire at the Quick Stop. Yeah.
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Crazy Credits

The director would like to thank: God - He who keeps my heart beating, and makes me appreciative, and scared. See more »


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Written by Fonce Mizell (as Alphonso Mizell), Freddie Perren, Deke Richards and Berry Gordy (as Berry Gordy,
Performed by Jackson 5 (as The Jackson 5)
Courtesy of Motown Records
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genuine and funny...
21 July 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to go to an advanced screening of this film, a luxury not often afforded to us normal movie goers, and a luxury not appreciated by a critic that I don't need to name. This movie was filled with laughs, but still managed to tell a truly genuine story. A story about people that get trapped in their dead end jobs, and struggle to find happiness and try to decide what they want in life. Eventually teaching acceptance and promoting individualism rather than trying to live up to some kind of social standard.

I was very impressed with the casting, everyone was great, and it was great to see some familiar faces, Afflec and Lee really left an impression even though they were only present in one scene each. Smith really presents a dramatic tone with his directing, a tone which is rarely set nowadays with most directors trying to match the style of Spielberg, Hitchcock, or (insert successful director here), and leave the movie looking like an impression, Smith isn't afraid to use his own style. Most movies today are very cookie cutter, but this is a refreshing change. What happened to directors just directing, instead of trying to follow a formula to get rich? Smith is a genuine and modest filmmaker, we can only hope that he keeps making movies, and maybe he'll inspire more "Hollywood" directors to stick to good/original material rather than weak big budget movies with all the latest young stars stinking up the screen. Cheers to Kevin Smith, cheers to Clerks II.

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