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Clerks
Directed by Kevin Smith
Produced by Scott Mosier
Written by Kevin Smith
Starring Brian O'Halloran
Jeff Anderson
Marilyn Ghigliotti
Lisa Spoonhauer
Jason Mewes
Kevin Smith
Distributed by Miramax Films
Release date(s) October 19, 1994
Running time 92 min.
Country USA USA
Language English
Budget $27,575 (original)
$230,000 (after post-production)
Followed by Clerks II
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Clerks. is a 1994 film written and directed by Kevin Smith and starring Brian O'Halloran as Dante Hicks and Jeff Anderson as Randal Graves. It presents a day in the lives of two shop clerks and their acquaintances. Clerks. was the first of Smith's "View Askewniverse" films. It introduces several characters, notably Jay and Silent Bob, who reappear in his later works. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (508x755, 63 KB) This is a copyrighted poster. ... Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, film director, and the founder of View Askew Productions. ... Scott Mosier Scott Mosier (born 5 March 1971) has been a producer, editor, and cameo actor in the New Jersey films. ... Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, film director, and the founder of View Askew Productions. ... Brian OHalloran (born Brian Christopher OHalloran) is an American actor best known for his roles in Kevin Smith films such as clerks. ... Jeff Anderson is a film actor best known for being featured in Clerks as Randal Graves. ... Marilyn Ghigliotti, born August 10, 1961 in New York, is a character actress famous for the role of Veronica Loughlin in Clerks. ... Lisa Spoonhauer, as Caitlin Bree in the film Lisa Spoonhauer, is a character actress famous for the role of Caitlin Bree in Clerks. ... Jason Edward Mewes (born June 12, 1974) is an American television and film actor. ... Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, film director, and the founder of View Askew Productions. ... Miramax Films is a film production and distribution brand that was a Big Ten film motion picture distribution and production company headquartered in New York City before being bought out by The Walt Disney Company. ... October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Clerks II is the 2006 sequel to Kevin Smiths 1994 movie Clerks, and his sixth feature film to be set in the View Askewniverse. ... // November 1 - George Lucas leaves the day-to-day operations of his filmmaking business and starts a sabbatical (while on sabbatical, he wrote the prequel Star Wars trilogy). ... Kevin Smith at a comics convention in 2005 Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, film director, comic book writer, and creator of View Askew. ... Brian OHalloran (born Brian Christopher OHalloran) is an American actor best known for his roles in Kevin Smith films such as clerks. ... Dante Hicks (played by Brian OHalloran) in the movie Dante Hicks is a fictional character in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse, played by Brian OHalloran. ... Jeff Anderson is a film actor best known for being featured in Clerks as Randal Graves. ... Dante Hicks (left) and Randal (right) Randal Graves is a fictional character in director Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse, generally portrayed by Jeff Anderson. ... The View Askewniverse is a fictional universe created by Kevin Smith, featured in several films, comics and a television series; it is named for Smiths production company, View Askew Productions. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... The View Askewniverse is a fictional universe created by Kevin Smith, featured in several films, comics and a television series; it is named for Smiths production company, View Askew Productions. ...

Contents

Plot

Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow.
Dante and Randal
Dante and Randal

Dante Hicks is a clerk at the Quick Stop, a local convenience store in Leonardo, New Jersey. One morning, he recieves a phone call from his boss, who claims that another employee is sick. After a brief argument, he reluctantly agrees to work, on the promise that he will be relieved at twelve o'clock so he can play hockey with his friends. When he arrives to open up the store, he realizes that the shutters outside won't open because someone jammed gum in the locks. With the shutters down, the store appears closed, so he writes "I assure you; we're open" in shoe polish on a large bed sheet and hangs it in front of the store. Next, a man enters the store to buy coffee and talks a customer into buying chewing gum instead of cigarettes after showing him a human lung corroded by tar. A group forms around Dante angry that he is "selling death", and proceeds to call him a "Cancer Merchant". After Dante is assaulted with cigarettes, his girlfriend Veronica Loughran enters, acting quickly and calming the crowd by spraying them with a fire extinguisher. After a conversation, it is revealed that the man that aroused the crowd into action was a chewing gum representative, and was stirring up the smokers with intent on selling more gum. A bit later, Dante and Veronica have a conversation regarding Dante's current disposition. After the conversation, Dante meets an old boyfriend of Veronica, Willam "Snowball" Black (known as such for his enjoyment of his own semen being passed back into his mouth after fellatio). After a conversation, it is revealed that Veronica has, throughout her life, performed fellatio on 37 different men, for which Dante is furious, considering Veronica hit him in the previous conversation for having sex with twelve different women. Next, Dante's fellow clerk, Randal Graves, who works at the neighboring video store, shows up late once again. Dante later finds out that his ex-girlfriend Caitlin Bree is to be married to an Asian design major, much to Dante's disdain. As they pass time during the day they converse about many things, such as if the contractors working on the second Death Star when it was destroyed at the end of Return of the Jedi were innocent victims or not. Image File history File links Clerksbored. ... Image File history File links Clerksbored. ... Leonardo is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within Middletown Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey. ... Hockey is any of a family of sports in which two teams compete by trying to maneuver a ball, or a hard, round disc called a puck, into the opponents net or goal, using a hockey stick. ... An open can of Kiwi shoe polish with a side-mounted opening mechanism visible at the top of the photo. ... Chewing gum Chewing gum is a type of confectionery which is designed to be chewed instead of swallowed. ... A cigarette will burn to ash on one end. ... Oral sex consists of all those sexual activities that involve the use of the mouth, tongue, etc. ... The Death Star was an enormous military battle station in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, is a science fiction film that debuted in 1983, and re-released with changes in 1997 and 2004. ...

Caitlin comes out of the bathroom
Caitlin comes out of the bathroom

Dante eventually learns that his boss is in Vermont, so he decides to play hockey on the roof, and closes down the store, leaving a sign on the door explaining, "Store Closed. Will Re-open After 1st Period." Twelve minutes into the game an irate customer shoots their only ball off the roof and into a gutter. The two reopen the store and Dante finds out one of his ex-girlfriends has died and her memorial service is today. Randal talks him into closing the store again and going to the wake. Image File history File links Caitlinclerks. ... Image File history File links Caitlinclerks. ...

Aftermath of the fight
Aftermath of the fight

The audience does not see what happened inside the house containing the memorial service, simply seeing them go in, time pass, a woman scream and the two run out (it should be noted that due to an unfilmed scene inside the house being animated for the 10th Anniversary Edition DVD, it is now known that while at the memorial Randal accidentally knocks over her coffin after trying to retrieve keys that are dropped in as an accident, and the body falls out). They rush back and when they return to the store, Randal asks to borrow Dante's car to rent a film on VHS tape. Image File history File links Clerksfight. ... Image File history File links Clerksfight. ... Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed Top view of VHS cassette with front casing removed The Vertical Helical Scan, better known by its abbreviation VHS (and often confused to be Video Home System) is a recording and playing standard for analog video cassette recorders (VCRs), developed by...


While on duty, a fitness trainer enters the store, and criticizes Dante's body size, and observes that he's out of shape, even asking a customer for her opinion. It turns out the three actually attended high school together, and the two customers reveal that even they knew of Caitlin's infidelity, although Dante was oblivious. During the conversation, another man enters, and questions Dante about where he was earlier in the day, then serves Dante a summons. It turns out the man is there to serve Dante a $500 fine for selling cigarettes to a four-year-old, even though it was Randal who actually sold the cigarettes. After Randal leaves, Dante is surprised by a visit from Caitlin. After some banter Dante becomes torn between her and Veronica. Dante finally decides he will go on a date with Caitlin and drives home to change, after Randal returns. When Dante returns he discovers Caitlin has had sex with a dead man in the bathroom mistaking him for Dante (the man had earlier entered the bathroom with a pornographic magazine). In severe shock, Caitlin is taken away in an ambulance along with the corpse she recently fornicated with. Later, Veronica comes into the Quickstop and yells at Dante after Randal tells her he was in love with Caitlin. The two, Dante and Randal, get into a huge fight then reconcile. The film ends with Randal walking out of the store before briefly returning to toss Dante's sign at him stating, "You're closed!"[1]

Spoilers end here.

Production

The film is in black-and-white and roughly edited due to a very modest budget of US$27,575. To acquire the funds for the film, Kevin Smith sold a large amount of his extensive comic book collection in 1993, maxed out eight to ten credit cards with $2000 limits, dipped into a portion of funds set aside for his college education and spent insurance money awarded for a car he and Jason Mewes lost in a flood.[2] The film was shot in 21 straight days (with two "pick-up" days). Originally, Kevin Smith wrote the role of Randal Graves for himself. According to Smith's commentary on the DVD, this is why Randal has the best lines. Black-and-white or black and white) can refer to a general term used in photography, film, and other media (see black-and-white). ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, film director, and the founder of View Askew Productions. ... Dante Hicks (left) and Randal (right) Randal Graves is a fictional character in director Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse, generally portrayed by Jeff Anderson. ...


A Quick Stop convenience store (located at 58 Leonard Avenue in Leonardo, New Jersey) where Kevin Smith worked was the primary setting for the film. He was only allowed to film in the store at night while it was closed (from 10:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.). This is why in the film "someone jammed gum in the locks" and the steel shutters had to remain closed; otherwise, it would seem odd that it was dark outside during all the daytime scenes. Because Kevin Smith was working at Quick Stop during the day and shooting the film at night, he slept no more than an hour a day. By the end of the 21 day shoot, Smith was unable to stay awake while some of the most climactic scenes of the film were filmed. Leonardo is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within Middletown Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey. ... A window shutter panel is a solid window covering usually consisting of side stiles, top and bottom rails, and louvers. ...


Several members of Smith's family played roles in the film due to budget constraints. When Dante is discussing the "Milk Maids", the shopper shown is Kevin Smith's mother and the customer whose job it is to "manually masturbate caged animals for artificial insemination" is played by Kevin Smith's sister, Virginia. Several of Kevin Smith's childhood friends also play roles in the film. Walt Flanagan plays five roles in this film: The "Woolen Cap Smoker" in the beginning (which he reprises in Clerks II), the famous "Egg Man", the "Offended Customer" (during the "jizz mopper" scene) and the "Cat Admiring Bitter Customer," and a customer in RST Video who picked up a video and said "OOO, Navy SEALs." Walt never intended to play this many roles (Smith would often, in jest, refer to Flanagan as "the Lon Chaney of the '90s"). As one of Smith's friends who was present often during filming as either extra help or just moral support, it fell to Walt to play these characters when the actors Smith originally got to play them just didn't show up. Walt with the famed Walt Flanagans dog. ... Clerks II is the 2006 sequel to Kevin Smiths 1994 movie Clerks, and his sixth feature film to be set in the View Askewniverse. ... Navy SEALs is a 1990 film, directed by Lewis Teague. ... Lon Chaney (April 1, 1883 – August 26, 1930), nicknamed The Man of a Thousand Faces, was an American actor during the age of silent films. ...


Dante's beard changes throughout the film because Kevin Smith asked Brian O'Halloran to shave his goatee before filming started. After seeing what O'Halloran looked like without it, Smith told him to grow it back. Thus, the scenes earlier in the shoot show a thinner beard, while later ones show Dante with a thicker goatee, as it had longer to grow back.


In the scene where Randal lists the names of the porno movies he needs to order, he and the Happy Scrappy Hero Pup lady are not actually in the room at the same time. Jeff Anderson refused to read the list of porno films in front of her, and particularly in front of the child (although the reaction shots of the Happy Scrappy Hero Pup lady were obtained by a crew member reading the same list to her). In fact, Anderson also felt uncomfortable about knowing his mother would watch the film and hear the list and he, embarrassed, gave the list back to Smith to cut it down - mere seconds before shooting, Kevin Smith passed the list back to Anderson with a few more added for good measure.

Clerks. X - 10th anniversary special edition
Clerks. X - 10th anniversary special edition

The original ending for the film was meant to continue from when Randal throws Dante's "I Assure You, We're Open" sign to him. After Randal leaves, Dante proceeds to count out the register and does not notice another person entering the store. Upon informing the latecomer that the store is no longer open, the customer shoots Dante, killing him. Afterwards, he makes off with the money from the cash register. The sequence ends with Dante's dead face looking off past the camera; after a few moments, a customer (played by Kevin Smith, with his beard shaved off) comes into the store, sees no one around (Dante is lying behind the counter) and steals some cigarettes. While the sad ending tested poorly, it was nevertheless foreshadowed earlier in the film (the opening credits' song includes the lyric "A meaningless end to the story" and Dante himself states at one point that life "is a series of down endings"). Deleted scenes from the extended cut of the film also implied that the killer would never be caught, as Randal disconnects the security cameras earlier in the day. Smith said it concluded this way because he "didn't know how to end a film." He took constructive criticisms about the ending to heart and decided to remove it from the film. Both versions are available in Clerks X, the tenth anniversary special edition; the lost ending itself was among the extras on the 1995 Laserdisc and the 1999 DVD release; in his commentary on the 1999 DVD, Smith states that had he kept the original ending, there would have likely been no further View Askewniverse films. The culprit in question was played by John Willyung, who would go on to appear in later Smith films (most notably as "Cohee Lunden" in Chasing Amy). Image File history File linksMetadata Clerksx. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Clerksx. ... Chasing Amy is a 1997 romantic comedy about two comic book artists: Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck), a heterosexual male, and Alyssa Jones (Joey Lauren Adams), a lesbian-identified bisexual woman. ...


The MPAA originally gave Clerks. an NC-17 rating, based purely on the film's explicit dialogue — it contains no real violence, and no clearly depicted nudity. This was a financial death sentence, as very few cinemas in the United States will screen NC-17 films. Miramax hired civil liberties lawyer Alan Dershowitz to appeal the decision; the MPAA relented and re-rated the film with the more commercial 'R' rating, without altering a single frame or word.[3] The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), originally called the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors Association of America, is a non-profit trade association based in the United States which was formed to advance the interests of movie studios. ... The MPAA film rating system is a system used in the United States and territories and instituted by the Motion Picture Association of America to rate a movie based on its content. ... Alan Morton Dershowitz (born September 1, 1938) is an American lawyer and law professor. ...


Reception

The film became a surprising success after it was taken by Miramax Films and has made over $3,151,000 gross in the United States despite never playing on more than 100 theater screens in the United States at the same time.[4] Clerks. won the "Award of the Youth" and the "Mercedes-Benz Award" at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival, tied with Fresh for the "Filmmakers Trophy" at the Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for three Independent Spirit Awards (Best First Feature, Best First Screenplay and Jeff Anderson for Best Debut Performance).[5] In 2000, readers of Total Film magazine voted Clerks. the 16th greatest comedy film of all time and in 2006, British film magazine Empire listed Clerks. as the 4th greatest independent film. This film is also number 33 on Bravo's 100 Funniest Movies. DigitalDreamDoor rated it the 7th best cult movie of all time and is in the Top 100 movies of the 90s. Miramax Films is a film production and distribution brand that was a Big Ten film motion picture distribution and production company headquartered in New York City before being bought out by The Walt Disney Company. ... Cannes Film Festival logo. ... Fresh (1994) is the debut film of writer and director Boaz Yakin. ... The Sundance Film Festival is a film festival in the United States, and ranks alongside the Cannes, France, Moscow, Russia, Venice, Italy, Berlin, Germany, and Toronto, Canada festivals as one of the most prestigious in the world. ... Founded in 1984, the Independent Spirit Awards were originally known as the FINDIE (Friends of Independents) Awards and presented winners with Plexiglas pyramids containing suspended shoestrings representing the paltry budgets of independent films. ... Jeff Anderson is a film actor best known for being featured in Clerks as Randal Graves. ... Total Film, published by Future Publishing, is the United Kingdoms second best-selling film magazine, after the longer-established Empire from Emap. ... Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Emap Consumer Media since July 1989. ... This article is about the U.S. cable network. ... A cult film is a movie that attracts a small but devoted group of obsessive fans or one that has remained popular over successive years amongst a small group of followers. ...


Themes

Often the items that the customers are purchasing are strangely and coincidentally relevant to the topics the characters are discussing. For example, the woman who interrupts Dante and Veronica's conversation about oral sex is purchasing Vaseline and rubber gloves. The offended customer in the "Jizz Mopper" scene is purchasing Windex and paper towels. The woman who "manually masturbates animals for artificial insemination" is purchasing jerky. Windexs flagship product Windex is a trademark for a glass and light-duty hard surface cleaner made since 1992 by S. C. Johnson & Son and popular in the United States and Canada since the mid-20th century. ...


Because the filmmakers did not want to pay for the rights to use a particular cigarette brand, customers only ask for a "pack of cigarettes". Many fans pass this off by assuming that the Quick Stop only carries one brand of cigarettes. In later Kevin Smith films, notably Clerks II, all cigarettes are from the fictional brand "Nails" and the cigarette pack artwork has a coffin with the cigarettes being the metaphorical 'nails' in the coffin (in Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, a poster advertising Nails shows an X-ray of a human lung containing several three-inch nails). This is also a reference to the line "[merchants] sell you nails in your coffin" from a Chewlies gum representative earlier in the film. However, in Clerks, assorted real-world brands are visible (if not particularly distinct) behind the counter. Clerks II is the 2006 sequel to Kevin Smiths 1994 movie Clerks, and his sixth feature film to be set in the View Askewniverse. ... Several common threads run through the View Askewniverse, a series of characters, movies, comics, and ideas that were created by film writer and director Kevin Smith // In Clerks. ... Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is the fifth movie from Kevin Smith, famous for his cult films Clerks. ...


Cast

Brian OHalloran (born Brian Christopher OHalloran) is an American actor best known for his roles in Kevin Smith films such as clerks. ... Dante Hicks (played by Brian OHalloran) in the movie Dante Hicks is a fictional character in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse, played by Brian OHalloran. ... Jeff Anderson is a film actor best known for being featured in Clerks as Randal Graves. ... Dante Hicks (left) and Randal (right) Randal Graves is a fictional character in director Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse, generally portrayed by Jeff Anderson. ... Marilyn Ghigliotti, born August 10, 1961 in New York, is a character actress famous for the role of Veronica Loughlin in Clerks. ... Lisa Spoonhauer, as Caitlin Bree in the film Lisa Spoonhauer, is a character actress famous for the role of Caitlin Bree in Clerks. ... How to contact Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For the press Inquiries from members of the press about Wikipedia For readers Report a problem with an article e. ... Jason Edward Mewes (born June 12, 1974) is an American television and film actor. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, film director, and the founder of View Askew Productions. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ... Scott Mosier Scott Mosier (born 5 March 1971) has been a producer, editor, and cameo actor in the New Jersey films. ... Willam Black is a character from the View Askewniverse. ... Walt with the famed Walt Flanagans dog. ...

Home video release

Clerks was first released on VHS on May 23, 1995. On August 30, 1995 a laserdisc version was issued. This version features the original letterboxed version of the film, audio commentary by Kevin Smith and various cast and crew members, seven deleted scenes from the film, a theatrical trailer and a music video for "Can't Even Tell" performed by Soul Asylum. Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed Top view of VHS cassette with front casing removed The Vertical Helical Scan, better known by its abbreviation VHS (and often confused to be Video Home System) is a recording and playing standard for analog video cassette recorders (VCRs), developed by... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Soul Asylum is an alternative rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1983. ...


The first DVD incarnation of the film appeared on June 29, 1999. The special features for the DVD do not vary from the laserdisc features (ironically, at one point during the commentary, Smith praises laserdisc and adamantly says "Fuck DVD"). It was then released as a 3-disc, tenth anniversary edition set in 2004. DVD (commonly known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


The film was released on UMD (playable on PlayStation Portable) on November 15, 2005. Special features include "Clerks: The Lost Scene", "The Flying Car" and original cast auditions. The PlayStation Portable , officially abbreviated as PSP) is a handheld game console released and manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Clerks X

On September 7, 2004, a tenth anniversary edition of Clerks was released. The 3-disc set is commonly known as "Clerks X" as part of the Miramax Collector's Series. The features for this version of the DVD include: September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Miramax is a Big Ten film distribution and production company. ...

  • A 24-page color booklet featuring thoughts on the film from Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier ten years after making it. The booklet also features various reprints of reviews and images of posters and memorabilia from the film's release. Kevin states in the booklet that Clerks II would be filmed in 2005.

Disc 1 - theatrical feature

  • The original theatrical cut of the film in Dolby Digital 2.1 mono.
    • The original 1995 laser disc commentary track.
    • An "enhanced playback track" featuring trivia subtitles and title card descriptions.
  • "Clerks: The Lost Scene" animated short. This scene was originally written in the screenplay for the film but was never shot. For the DVD, the scene was animated in the same style as Clerks: The Animated Series. The scene can be presented in two different ways.
    • The scene can be viewed on separate from the film with an introduction from Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier.
    • The DVD also presents the owner with the ability to play the theatrical cut of the film with the animated scene as if it were part of the feature.
  • The Flying Car, a short film featuring Dante and Randal. The short was shot in 2001 for The Tonight Show and features the two main characters from Clerks stuck in traffic having a somewhat similar conversation as the one in Clerks where the two are driving to a funeral and discussing sexual curiosity. On the DVD, the short is presented in its original cut with an introduction from Kevin Smith.
  • A series of short television ads that MTV commissioned from Kevin Smith featuring Jay and Silent Bob. Eight of them appear on the DVD (MTV also aired a special that Kevin Smith hosted but it could not be secured for the DVD for clearance reasons). The spots are introduced by Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier.
  • An original theatrical trailer for the film edited by Matthew Cohen with a brief introduction from Kevin Smith.
  • The original music video for "Can't Even Tell" performed by Soul Asylum directed by Kevin Smith. The music video is introduced by Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier.
  • Three short featurettes about the restoration process used to recreate the feature film for the Clerks X DVD. In the first featurette, Scott Mosier describes the sound restoration process. In the second, David Klein explains the visual restoration process. The third featurette is hosted by Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier as a general introduction to the restored version of the film.
  • Original auditions for the film featuring Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti and Ernest O'Donnell. The auditions are introduced by Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier.
  • DVD-ROM features.

Disc 2 - Clerks: The first cut The Flying Car is a 2002 seven-minute short film written and directed by Kevin Smith. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... MTV (Music Television) is an American cable television network headquartered in New York City. ... Soul Asylum is an alternative rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1983. ...

  • A restored edition of the very first cut of Clerks before it was edited for theaters. This cut of the film features additional scenes and the original ending intact, less sound production and no music soundtrack. This version of the film replicates what Kevin Smith showed to film critics and journalists before taking the film to Sundance and selling it to Miramax. It was taken from a Super-VHS tape.
    • Audio and video commentary for the first cut of the film. The commentary was recorded in 2004 with Kevin Smith, Scott Mosier, Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson and Jason Mewes.

Disc 3 - bonus features

  • "Snowball Effect", a 90-minute retrospective documentary for Clerks that focuses on Kevin's early inception of the film, the process of making and distributing and finally, the reaction and response to the film from critics and fans.
  • Mae Day: The Crumbling of a Documentary, a short student film with an introduction by Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier.
  • 10th Anniversary Q&A session with Kevin Smith, David Klein, Scott Mosier, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Jason Mewes, Jeff Anderson and Brian O'Halloran.
  • 13 deleted scenes and outtakes from "Snowball Effect"
  • A still photo gallery of over 50 photographs and production images from Clerks as well as early photos of crew and cast members.
  • Two collections of journal entries that Kevin Smith wrote. The first entries were written before finishing Clerks and the second were written while Kevin took the film to Sundance Film Festival.
  • Eight articles and reviews about the film.

Soundtrack

The soundtrack was released on October 11, 1994. It was comprised of various songs by alternative artists and sound clips from the film. It has been noted that Clerks is one of the very few films in which the cost of obtaining the rights to the music used was greater than the production costs for the entire film. The soundtrack includes the following:[6] October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ...

''Clerks: Music From The Motion Picture
Clerks: Music From The Motion Picture cover
Soundtrack by Various Artists
Released 1994
Recorded 1994
Genre Alternative rock
Film score
Label Sony
Song Band
Dante's Lament
Clerks Love Among Freaks
Kill the Sex Player Girls Against Boys
No Time for Love Dr. Jones
Got Me Wrong Alice in Chains
Randal & Dante on Sex
Making Me Sick Bash & Pop
A Bunch of Muppets
Chewbacca Supernova
Panic in Cicero The Jesus Lizard
Shooting Star Golden Smog
Leaders & Followers Bad Religion
I Like to Expand My Horizons
Violent Mood Swings (Thread Mix) Stabbing Westward
Berserker Love Among Freaks
Big Problems Corrosion Of Conformity
Go Your Own Way Seaweed
Social Event of the Season
Can't Even Tell Soul Asylum
Jay's Chant

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Vocabulary title cards

Various title cards are used throughout the film (after the title card for the film's title itself, "Clerks"). While some are merely the names of the characters that the ensuing scenes introduce, many of them are long vocabulary words that Kevin Smith pulled from a dictionary. Though none of the vocabulary terms are defined in the film, the enhanced trivia track on the Clerks X DVD defines them as they appear.


On the DVD, the film is split into 18 scenes. Each scene is titled by a corresponding title card with the first being "Dante/Opening Credits" and the last being "End Credits".

  1. Dante
  2. Vilification - an act of making cruel and insulting statements about a person
  3. Jay and Silent Bob
  4. Randal
  5. Syntax - the arrangement of something in a methodical manner
  6. Vagary - an erratic or peculiar modification, act or thought
  7. Purgation - an act of getting rid of something disagreeable, flawed or unsatisfactory
  8. Malaise - an all-around feeling of illness or bad health without any exact cause
  9. Harbinger - a person or thing that predicts the future
  10. Perspicacity - intensity of judgment or observation
  11. Paradigm - a typical example of something
  12. Whimsy - a thought that has no apparent explanation to exist
  13. Quandary - a condition of doubt or uncertainty as to what to do in a certain situation
  14. Lamentation - an act or expression of sadness or distress
  15. Juxtaposition - an act of comparing two things, especially in a way that suggests connection between them or to distinguish them
  16. Catharsis - an event or sensation of spiritual cleansing brought on by a powerful emotional experience
  17. Denouement - the part of the ending in which all questions are answered and everything is cleared up

Trivia

  • In Mallrats, when Brodie and T.S. go to the "Dirt Mall", T.S. puts on a black hat that says "CLERKS".
  • In the scene from Purgation, where Dante points out that in the store, "all the prices end in 9", nearly every visible price tag in the screen ends in 5, and none end in 9.
  • The first draft of the script was 168 pages.
  • The original draft of the screenplay was entitled Inconvenience. Other possible titles were Life of Convenience and Rude Clerks before choosing the final title of simply Clerks..
  • The screenplay is loosely based on The Divine Comedy. The character Dante Hicks gets his name from Dante Alighieri, the author and fictional protagonist of The Divine Comedy. The chapter titles are also somewhat of a reference to the literature in that in The Divine Comedy, each level of hell is given a title. It can be said that Quick Stop is "Dante's hell".
  • The VHS version of the film is one of the most stolen or unreturned video rentals from various video rental chains (specifically, from Blockbuster[7]).
  • The rights to the soundtrack cost more than the film itself. This was a first in the history of film.[citation needed]
  • When Miramax took the film to post-production, the budget rose to $127,575. The combined cost of the film's entire production and its soundtrack would only have paid for about seven seconds of filming the 1997 blockbuster Titanic.
  • The girl who died and whose funeral Dante and Randal attend is the same girl whose death is mentioned in Smith's next film Mallrats. She also dies the same way. This implies that the events in Mallrats take place a day before Clerks. as she's stated as dying on Thursday in the film, and later Randal confirms that the date of Clerks. is Saturday. In Mallrats, Brandi tells T.S. Julie died 'yesterday' implying that Mallrats takes place on Friday. She is also mentioned in Chasing Amy when Holden and Alyssa are discussing growing up in the same neighborhood.
  • If the events in Clerks. are based on when they were filmed instead of the year that the film was actually released, the film should take place on April 10, 1993. Mallrats takes place one day before Clerks., on a Friday, meaning Clerks. takes place on a Saturday. In Mallrats, they also say that Easter is that Sunday, which would be the day after Clerks. In 1993, Easter was on April 11, so the Saturday before that would have been April 10.
  • Even though Clerks. was filmed in the early spring of 1993, it was not released in the United States until October 19, 1994. In the beginning of the film, when Dante is putting newspapers on the rack inside the store, the headline of the New York Daily News is "Pray For Them". This headline referenced a story about the then ongoing Branch Davidian siege, which took place near Waco, Texas between February 28 and April 19, 1993.
  • Before filming Clerks., Kevin Smith was a staunch advocate of non-smoking. However, by the time he began shooting Mallrats, he had been up to two packs a day.
  • A line of dialogue briefly mentions a girl named "Alyssa Jones". This would later become the name of the main female character in Chasing Amy.
  • The film is mentioned in the Tim Dorsey novel Triggerfish Twist. Serge Storms tells a clerk about the film; the clerk has never heard of it.
  • The "smoker's lung" used in one of the opening scenes is in fact a calf's liver that was rolled in dirt and burned with cigarettes.
  • The Clerks. logo is made out of letters cut from various magazines and food item wrappers. The C is from Cosmopolitan magazine, the L is from Life, the E is from Rolling Stone, the R is from a bag of Ruffles potato chips, the K is from a Clark Bar, and the S is from a Goobers box.
  • The "RST" in RST Video stands "Rajiv, Sarla, Tarlochen." Those are the first names of the son, mother, and father team who owned (and still own) the video store and the Quick Stop. RST Video closed in 2003 but the video tapes remained on the shelves, perhaps in anticipation of filming for the sequel.
  • The scene where Dante confronts Caitlin about her marriage to an Asian design major in the video store is done in one single take with no edits and lasts for over five minutes.
  • It can be concluded that Caitlin has cheated on Dante a full nine times by the end of the film. Dante mentions that Caitlin cheated on him "eight and a half times;" the half involved Caitlin having sex with Dante under the impression that he was someone else. The theoretical second half would be Caitlin's affair with the deceased old man, as Caitlin is under the impression that the man is Dante.
  • Dante sings the line "Here comes Randal, he's a berserker" when Randal "wrangles" out of Quick Stop at the end of the film. When listened to closely, the audio quality of this line does not match the audio around it. This is because the line was "looped", or replaced in ADR. The original line of dialogue was "Here comes Wrangler and he's one tough customer", a reference to a jingle for Wrangler Jeans.
  • The character Caitlin was named after Caitlin Ryan, a character from the Degrassi series. Kevin Smith was a huge fan of the series and eventually guest starred (along with Jason Mewes) in five episodes of Degrassi: The Next Generation.
  • The correct spelling of the film's title is Clerks. (with a period at the end.)
  • The end of the credits read "Jay and Silent Bob will return in Dogma". Dogma would become the fourth film set in the View Askewniverse.
  • The roofer in the debate about independent contractors in the Death Star says his company is "Done and Ready Home Improvements". In Chasing Amy, "Dunn and Reddy Home Improvements" is listed as being on the 3rd floor of the building that "Bank Holdup Studios" is in.
  • In Veronica's first scene she uses a fire extinguisher on the group of customers who throw cigarettes at Dante (though they just threw baby powder on the actors rather than actually using the extinguisher). Similarly in Dogma Bethany Sloane uses a fire extinguisher on Metatron when he appears in a fire.
  • Various sports merchandise can be seen throughout the film.
  • The song "Berserker" was referenced in the Xbox 360 video game Gears of War. When the player defeats a monster of the same name on the Hardcore difficulty setting, they receive an achievement listed as "My love for you is like a truck." It is also referenced in the PlayStation 2 game Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories. A sword called "Berserker" can be bought from the shop, and its description is "Its love for you is like a truck".
  • In the online shooter Soldat, when the player picks up a power-up called 'Berserker', a small part of the song plays upon picking it up and for every kill made afterwards.
  • In the Beat 'em Up video game God Hand, in the Chihuahua Racing minigame, one of the Chihuahua's is named "37 In A Row", a reference to the famous line Dante says to a customer right after he learns that Veronica had performed fellatio on 37 different men.
  • Japanese speedcore artist m1dy recorded a song called "37 dicks" on his album "Speedcore Dandy XXX". It includes a repeated sample of Dante's line "My girlfriend sucked 37 dicks".
  • The character Dante is obviously based on the film's writer, Kevin Smith who worked at the very store Clerks. was filmed and also took a criminology class at a local community college while working at Quick Stop. In Clerks II Randall and Dante talk about taking this class in the jail scene.
  • In Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Jay is seen wearing a shirt with a picture of Olaf with "Berzerker" written under the picture.
  • California based punk band The Ataris reference Clerks twice on their 3rd LP End is Forever. One reference is at the end of the song Bad Case of Broken Heart in which it plays Silent Bob's speech from the end of the movie. And in the song Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right A B A B Start they sing like the line "We hung outside Quik-Stop and pretended like we were in Clerks"
  • Jason Mewes (Jay) was so camera shy that he had to get everyone to leave when he was doing his shots. No one is attending the camera while the dance scene is going on.

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Related projects

Following Clerks., Smith set several more films in the same "world", which he calls the View Askewniverse of overlapping characters and stories. Of all of Smith's films, however, Clerks. is the one with the most direct spin-off products. The View Askewniverse is a fictional universe created by Kevin Smith, featured in several films, comics and a television series; it is named for Smiths production company, View Askew Productions. ...


Clerks: The TV Show

A pilot for a live action TV series was produced in 1995. It was produced by Disney and Buena Vista Entertainment. The pilot only referenced the character names and starred none of the cast from the original film, contained no foul language, did not mention Jay and Silent Bob, and had nothing to do with Kevin Smith, as he was making his second film Mallrats at the time. Brian O'Halloran and Jeff Anderson both auditioned for the role of Dante Hicks (as Anderson's part of Randal from the film had already been filled by former SNL performer Jim Breuer). After seeing the result, Smith said that it was terrible, and O'Halloran and Anderson said they were both glad they didn't get the part of Dante.[citation needed] The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... Buena Vista production logo, 1950s. ... Saturday Night Live (SNL) is a weekly late night 90-minute American comedy-variety show based in New York City which has been broadcast by NBC on Saturday nights since October 11, 1975. ... Actor Jim Breuer (born June 21, 1967 in Valley Stream, New York) is a American comedian best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 1998. ...


Clerks: The Animated Series

Main article: Clerks: The Animated Series

Clerks: The Animated Series was a short-lived six-episode animated television series of the same name, featuring the same characters and actors. Two episodes aired on the ABC network (a subsidiary of the Disney company, which also owns Miramax, the studio which released many of Smith's films, including Clerks. itself) in late May/early June 2000 before vanishing from the lineup altogether. The Comedy Central network eventually broadcast all six episodes of the series in 2004, as part of its late-night and weekend programming. A feature animated film is planned, based on the series, titled Clerks: Sell Out. An animated series or cartoon series is a television series produced by means of animation. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... Miramax is a Big Ten film distribution and production company. ... Comedy Central is a cable television and satellite television channel in the United States and, as of January 15, 2007, in Germany [1] and Poland. ...


Clerks: The Comics

Main article: Clerks. (comic)

Clerks is a series of comics written by Kevin Smith featuring characters from the film. In the series are Clerks: The Comic Book, Clerks: Holiday Special and Clerks: The Lost Scene. Smith has discussed plans for Clerks 1.5, a comic that would bridge the gap between the original film and its sequel, to be included in a reprint of the Clerks. trade paperback.[8] To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Comics (or, less commonly, sequential art) is a form of visual art consisting of images which are commonly combined with text, often in the form of speech balloons or image captions. ... Clerks II is the 2006 sequel to Kevin Smiths 1994 movie Clerks. ...


Clerks II

Main article: Clerks II

The live-action, feature film sequel to Clerks was released on July 21, 2006. The working title was The Passion of the Clerks, though the film was released under the title Clerks II after Smith found out that there was already a South Park episode entitled The Passion of the Jew. The credits for Dogma stated "Jay and Silent Bob will return in Clerks 2: Hardly Clerkin", however, that project "evolved" into Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. The sequel features Jeff Anderson and Brian O'Halloran reprising their roles as Dante and Randal. The two now work at a Mooby's restaurant after Randal's incompetence resulted in the destruction of the Quick Stop and RST Video. Clerks II is the 2006 sequel to Kevin Smiths 1994 movie Clerks, and his sixth feature film to be set in the View Askewniverse. ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... South Park is an American, Emmy Award-winning[1] animated television comedy series about four fourth grade school boys who live in the small town of South Park, Colorado. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Mooby the Golden Calf logo Mooby the Golden Calf is a fictional childrens television character featured in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse, most notably in the film Dogma. ...


During press for Clerks 2, Smith briefly discussed the possibility of a Clerks 3. Stating that "if there's ever gonna be a Clerks 3, it would be somewhere down the road in my 40s or 50s, when it might be interesting to check back in on Dante and Randal. But I don't know about Jay and Bob so much, cause at 45, leaning on a wall in front of a convenience store might be a little sad." [9] Smith has also jokingly talked about "Clerks 3: In Space."


See also

Trooper Clerks is an American animated Internet film that was nominated for the 2003 Star Wars Fan Film Awards, and won the animation category . ...

References

  • Muir, John Kenneth (2002). An Askew View : The Films of Kevin Smith. Applause Books. ISBN 1-55783-586-1
  • Smith, Kevin (1997). Clerks and Chasing Amy : Two Screenplays. Miramax Books. ISBN 0-7868-8263-8

Footnotes

  1. ^ Kevin Smith. Clerks and Chasing Amy : Two Screenplays. Miramax Books. 1997.
  2. ^ View Askewniverse Miscellaneous Info. [1]
  3. ^ View Askewniverse Miscellaneous Info. [2]
  4. ^ Box Office History for Clerks Movies, Nash Information Services, LLC. 1997-2006 [3]
  5. ^ IMDB List of Awards for Clerks [4]
  6. ^ Viewaskewniverse Soundtrack Info [5]
  7. ^ Evansville Courier Press [6]
  8. ^ Rich Johnston. Comic Book Resources [7]
  9. ^ http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,20233192-5006023,00.html

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