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Clerks II (2006)



Critic Consensus: Clerks II dishes up much of the graphic humor and some of the insight that made the 1994 original a cult hit.

Movie Info

The continuing tale of Dante and Randal, two slackers who find that life must change now that they are in their thirties, when it's time to grow up and do something more than just sit around, dissect pop culture and talk about sex.more
Rating: R (for pervasive sexual and crude content including aberrant sexuality, strong language and some drug material)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Kevin Smith
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 28, 2006
Box Office: $24.0M


Brian O'Halloran
as Dante Hicks
Jeff Anderson
as Randal Graves
Kevin Smith
as Silent Bob
Jason Lee
as Lance
Ben Affleck
as Gawking Guy
as Husband
Scott Mosier
as Concerned Father
Rachel Larratt
as Counter Girl With Ea...
Jake Richardson
as Teen No.1
Ethan Suplee
as Teen No.2
Sarah Ault
as Catholic Schoolgirl ...
Lalida Sujjavasin
as Catholic Schoolgirl ...
Gail Stanley
as Elias' Mom
Bruce MacIntosh
as Elias' Dad
Kevin Weisman
as Hobbit Lover
Steven Rau
as Diner No. 1
Mike Tsucalas
as Diner No. 2
Joey Figueroa
as Customer No. 1
Mike Cecconi
as Customer No. 2
Ethan Jensen
as Tumbling Customer
Zak Knutson
as Sexy Stud
Harley Quinn Smith
as Kid in Window
Ed Janda
as Fireman
Byron Stanley
as Bank Manager
Walter Flanagan
as Pack-o-Smokes Guy
Grace Smith
as Milk Maid
Desi Jevon
as Dancer
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Critic Reviews for Clerks II

All Critics (172) | Top Critics (42)

While the film is rude and raucous throughout, it doesn't have a bad bone in its body, providing a joyous, celebratory swansong for the beloved characters.

Full Review… | September 21, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Clerks II strikes its deepest chords when it appeals to the emotional security of a passionately provincial status quo.

August 3, 2006
New York Observer
Top Critic

The emetic outpouring of buddy love in the last reel deserves the adults-only certificate that the rest narrowly escapes.

Full Review… | May 15, 2015
Financial Times

What's truly unforgivable is the willful regression

Full Review… | August 30, 2009

More Empire than Jedi.

Full Review… | August 21, 2009
Film Comment Magazine

Notably dubbed as the "gayest film ever" when it premiered at Cannes, "Clerks II" is nonetheless a slight improvement on Smith's original film.

Full Review… | April 22, 2009

Audience Reviews for Clerks II




Super Reviewer

Tries to break new frontiers when it comes to bad taste and humor below the belt and actually manages that, for good or for worse. Thankfully the second half shows some heart under all the piss and sperm jokes and the ending is quite sweet. Like in the modern classic predecessor the best parts are the discussions of pop culture although they do not quite feel as original here, sometimes even a bit forced. Still, overall enjoyable if you're no prude.

Jens S.

Super Reviewer

Clerks II may not be such a cult-like hit as its predecessor but it does heighten up the amount of obscenity, vulgarity and overall raunchiness. The film's obscure humor is over-the-top and story provides insight and somewhat sentiment to make this a more-than-decent sequel. 4/5

Eugene Bernabe
Eugene Bernabe

Super Reviewer

Clerks II Quotes

Elias: Hey Randal, One ring to rule them all.
Randal Graves: And you wonder why no chick will let you stick your cock in her.
– Submitted by Michael M (14 months ago)
Randal Graves: You're in the bestiality business, dude.
Sexy Stud: Hey, Fucko, we like to call it inter-species erotica.
– Submitted by Daniella G (3 years ago)
Randal Graves: [to Dante] You're my best friend, and I love you... In a totally heterosexual way.
Jay: [to Silent Bob] Yeah, right.
– Submitted by Daniella G (3 years ago)

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