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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It's mall or nothing See more »

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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

DTS-Stereo | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film takes place only a day before Kevin Smith's previous film Clerks (1994), even though it was released a year after that film came out. See more »

Goofs

The 3D picture is not a sailboat but three rows of various 3D objects. From left to right, top row they are: diamond, sphere, diamond, and star. The last item from middle row looks to be a beach ball. And finally the bottom row is a series of four 3-D undulations. See more »

Quotes

Brodie: Hey guys, you'll never guess who I just met.
[looks at the two suitors on the floor off camera]
Brodie: What happened to these two?
Jay: Power of the dark side.
T.S. Quint: Wait a minute. There's only two. There's supposed to be three! What happened to the third guy?
Jay: I never saw a third guy.
[Gil enters and looks down at the two on the floor; both he and Brodie take an instant dislike to each other]
Gil Hicks: What happened to these two?
T.S. Quint: Um... they got light headed.
Jay: You got that right.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

End credits finish with: Jay and Silent Bob will return in "Chasing Amy" See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.184 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Mallrats
Written by Joe Sib, Loomis Fall, Dave Georgeff (as Dave Georgeff), Soda Pop (as Soda)
Performed by Wax
Courtesy of Interscope Records
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Oh please everybody, this movie is great!
16 May 1999 | by AdrianeSee all my reviews

To everybody who did not like this movie: You are not obviously Kevin Smith fans. I am, and everyone one of the NJ3 are great. This one is just different. Shannen Doherty is surprisingly cool in this one, and Jason Lee is hysterical. Jay and Silent Bob are hysterical as usual, and everyone else is great. Watch if you are a Smith fan, just keep an open mind.


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