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Clerks II (2006)

R | | Comedy | 21 July 2006 (USA)
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A calamity at Dante and Randal's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at the fast food empire Mooby's.

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Kevin Smith

Writer:

Kevin Smith
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian O'Halloran ... Dante
Jeff Anderson ... Randal
Jason Mewes ... Jay
Kevin Smith ... Silent Bob
Jake Richardson ... Teen #1
Ethan Suplee ... Teen #2
Rachel Larratt Rachel Larratt ... Counter Girl with Ear Guy
Shannon Larratt Shannon Larratt ... Ear Guy
Jennifer Schwalbach Smith ... Emma (as Jennifer Schwalbach)
Ben Affleck ... Gawking Guy
Sarah Ault Sarah Ault ... Catholic Schoolgirl
Lalida Sujjavasin Lalida Sujjavasin ... Catholic Schoolgirl
Trevor Fehrman Trevor Fehrman ... Elias
Gail Stanley Gail Stanley ... Elias' Mom
Bruce Macintosh Bruce Macintosh ... Elias' Dad
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Comedy

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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Clerks 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,061,132, 23 July 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$24,138,847, 24 September 2006
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Black and White (some sequences)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

When Jay and Silent Bob first appear you can see two people walk past the window to the left in the background before the van passes. A second later after the van passes and Jay and Silent Bob appear, the two people in the window disappear. See more »

Quotes

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

One of Jay's lines has been repeated over the tag end of the closing credits of all the previous "Askewniverse" films. With this film, instead, a line from the Sexy Stud gets repeated, where he says, "Oh, shit, not again. Gotta finish. Hey!" See more »

Connections

References The Transformers (1984) See more »

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Performed by Soul Asylum
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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A must see
18 July 2006 | by shutterbossSee all my reviews

I saw an early screening of C2 and I must say that the flick is way better than anyone thought it would be. Mr. Smith is back in prime form and I would dare to say that this is quite possibly his best work yet. Granted, this is not a film for everyone but, if you are not offended by purposefully vulgar humor, C2 should be on your "must see" list. Dante (Brian O' Halloran) and Randal (Jeff Anderson) are back with their humorous banter as if a whole decade had not gone by since we saw them last. Dante/Brian is practically flawless as the straight man while Randal/Jeff is one of the funniest actors around and their on-screen chemistry is simply wonderful. The new guy Elias (Trevor Fuhrman from "Now You Know") is a clever addition to the group while Rosario Dawson shines her irresistible charm on this little world of dysfunctional employees. The combination is a winning one and, if you add an healthy dose of Jay and Silent Bob to the mix, and even a musical number worthy of "The Blues Brothers", you have quite possibly the best comedy of the summer. This film is enjoyable even if you are not familiar with the original Clerks, but it's even better if you are. To top it all off, Kevin Smith shows us that he has learned from his mistakes and has now mastered the fine art of balancing comedy with truly heartfelt moments, staying clear of the sappiness that sunk "Jersey Girl". At the end of the film there were quite a few shiny eyes in the audience... bravo Mr Smith! You pulled off your best trick yet.


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