Clerks

Clerks

88%

Opening

45% The Other Woman Apr 25
—— Brick Mansions Apr 25
50% The Quiet Ones Apr 25
91% Locke Apr 25
81% The Machine Apr 25

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Coming Soon

71% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 02
—— Walk Of Shame May 02
100% Neighbors May 09
—— Godzilla May 16
—— X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23

Clerks Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

September 7, 2011
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

There's no denying the raw and energetic feel Smith created with a memorable script, great characters and a genuine sense of Gen X angst.

Full Review Source: Movie Views

November 28, 2009
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

an exemplar of what can happen when the stars align and someone's home movie can help foment a revolution

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 3/4

November 23, 2009
Bill Gibron
PopMatters

Clerks remains a defining debut, a symbolic shot into the darkened domain of legitimate moviemaking.

Full Review Source: PopMatters | Original Score: 4/5

November 21, 2009
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 10, 2008
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the film's inherent deficiencies are generally overshadowed by the distinctly earnest vibe.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 23, 2006

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4.5/5

July 22, 2006

Bullz-Eye.com

Full Review Source: Bullz-Eye.com | Original Score: 5/5

July 22, 2006
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Smith dogpiles absurdity and obscenity on top of each other. The dullness of the dead-end jobs is brightened by bizarre bits--a fat guy asking for softer toilet paper, drops dead on the toilet.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: 3/4

June 1, 2006
Brad Laidman
Film Threat

Kevin Smith actually pulled it off.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4.5/5

December 6, 2005

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4.5/5

May 21, 2005
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

It comes from bad stock, curses like a longshoreman and doesn't bring a gift. Nevertheless, it's the life of the party.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 4/4

January 21, 2005
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It's not John Cassavetes' Shadows (1959), but what Kevin Smith's Clerks, lacks in subtlety it makes up for in laughs

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

September 13, 2004
Chris Barsanti
Slant Magazine

Cheap, touching, and downright nasty, Kevin Smith's first feature still remains the ultimate cinematic tribute to slackers.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 4/4

September 10, 2004
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...it is the ability to identify with the characters that makes the story so universal. I mean, we've all known people like these who have annoyed us all our lives.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

September 4, 2004
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Smith's dialogue sounded groundbreakingly realistic at the time -- wore out its welcome eventually, but the initial blast was gleeful and significant.

| Original Score: 4/5

May 22, 2004
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A wonderfully funny film debut; from the outset Kevin Smith takes us into his askewed world, and we love it. And I wasn't even supposed to be at work today.

| Original Score: 4/5

February 25, 2004
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

If you dig low-brow humor and a high volume cynical slacker take on things, then this film delivers the goods.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B-

February 18, 2004
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

...an utterly profane and amusing movie by first-time filmmaker Kevin Smith.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 5, 2004
Michael Dequina
Movie Poop Shoot

Fresh, funny.

Full Review Source: Movie Poop Shoot | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 11, 2004
David Ansen
Newsweek
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July 28, 2008
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times
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September 1, 2007

Time Out
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February 9, 2006
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