The Daily Movie Quote: Clerks
"You know, there's a million fine looking women in the world, dude. But they don't all bring you lasagna at work. Most of 'em just cheat on you." - Silent Bob, Clerks (1994)
Miramax Films, rated R, 92 minutes.
Directed By: Kevin Smith
Brian O'Halloran - Dante
Jeff Anderson - Randal
Marylin Ghigliotti - Veronica
Jason Mewes - Jay
Kevin Smith - Silent Bob
Domestic Box Office Gross: $3,073,428
Synopsis: Dante and Randal are two convenience store workers that spend a day dealing with gum salesmen, loiterers, annoying customers and girlfriends sexual history an one of them wasn't even supposed to be there that day!
Fact: The original ending called for Dante to be killed during a stick up.
Trivia: The VHS version of Clerks was the most stolen movie in the U.S.
Movie Mistake: In the funniest scene of the movie, Randal ordering videos, the little girls coat disappears and reappears.
My Take: Because of Kevin Smith and Robert Rodriguez anybody with credit cards, the fortitude to undergo a months worth of medical testing and a camera can make a movie. Because they opened the door to inexpensive independent films we've had the opportunity to see some great movies from people that we may never have heard of. Clerks itself is a very funny movie and Randal has the best lines of the film.
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