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Mallrats (1995)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shannen Doherty ... Rene
Jeremy London ... TS Quint
Jason Lee ... Brodie
Claire Forlani ... Brandi
Ben Affleck ... Shannon
Joey Lauren Adams ... Gwen
Renée Humphrey ... Tricia (as Renee Humphrey)
Jason Mewes ... Jay
Ethan Suplee ... Willam
Stan Lee ... Stan Lee
Priscilla Barnes ... Ivannah
Michael Rooker ... Svenning
Carol Banker Carol Banker ... Security Guard
Steven Blackwell Steven Blackwell ... Arresting Cop #2
Kyle Boe ... Pull Toy Kid
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aylak fareler See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$2,122,561
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

DTS-Stereo | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to the blueprints, Jay and Silent Bob's two stage trashing operations are "Operation: Drive-By" and "Operation: Dark Knight". See more »

Goofs

During the game show, Brandi's microphone is not plugged in - the XLR connectors are clearly visible in several shots. See more »

Quotes

[Jay explains the details of Operation Dark Knight to Silent Bob]
Jay: Okay Lunchbox, let's try this again. We tie you to the roof and you jump off and sail like a Spitfire passing right over the arch nemesis La Fours. You then swing up to the stage and knock out the pin. And when that's gone the stage is trashed and we go smoke a bowl. You got it? Now get your fat ass up there. And dude, don't forget your helmet. Snoogens.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, when the actors are introduced, artwork depicts them as parodies of comic book characters. See more »

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Referenced in Dinner for Five: Episode #1.1 (2001) See more »

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Wow is the only thing to say here.
28 March 2006 | by Paul LonsdaleSee all my reviews

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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