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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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Kevin Smith

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Kevin Smith
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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:

They're not there to shop. - They're not there to work. - They're just there. 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:

Mallrats See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,153,838, 22 October 1995

Gross USA:

$2,122,561

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,122,561
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended)

Sound Mix:

DTS-Stereo | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Eden Prairie Center, where the film was shot, worked out perfectly for the shooting. There were a lot of vacant storefronts, so the producers could set up "fake stores" for the film. See more »

Goofs

When Jay and Silent Bob are chased to the food-court, in the space of a few moments, T.S.'s drink changes from a regular Coke before they arrive, to a Diet Coke after they arrive. See more »

Quotes

T.S. Quint: How do I do that?
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Crazy Credits

The director would like to thank:

God - for another opportunity to tell my stupid stories. Scott - for deciding not to hike around the world. Jim - for treating us like the Coens as opposed to the twenty-something know-nothings we really are. Sean - for bringing a pedigree to the project. Pierson - for keeping me pure. Mom and dad - for having sex all those years ago Kristin - for playing "Rene" to my "Brodie" far too many times than she should have. Bob - for laughing during the pitch. Dave - for even prettier pictures than the first bunch. Walt - for being the "Brodie" template, dixie cup and all. Joey - for being my "equiator." The cast and crew - for humoring me. The front credit artists - for lending us phat credibility in the world of comics. Cotty - for the cool book Fitz - for the fan-boy trading cards The audience - for showing up. And lastly... John Landis and John Hughes - for giving me something to do throughout my youth on friday nights. See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD also features an alternate take of the video of Tricia Jones (Rene Humphrey) and Shannen Hamilton (Ben Affleck) having sex shown after the game show. This version shows Ben Affleck in a dress. See more »

Connections

Followed by Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) 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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Jason Lee is King!!!!
27 February 2003 | by allar100See all my reviews

This is really a starring vehicle for Jason Lee. Lee seems to be the bright point in all of Kevin Smith's films. Technically this film is like all of Kevin Smith's others. Not alot of camera movement, imperfect editing, the usual. But that is not what really matters. The story and the comedic timing is what is most important, and Smith has more than enough to go around. 7/10


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