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THEY’RE NOT THERE TO SHOP. THEY’RE NOT THERE TO WORK. THEY’RE JUST THERE.
Following the smash success of his first feature, Clerks, Kevin Smith returned with Mallrats. Spawning a raft of characters and in-jokes that Smith would carry throughout his career, the film continued the one-of-a-kind comedic world known as the View Askewniverse.
Simultaneously dumped by their girlfriends, comic book obsessive Brodie (Jason Lee) and best friend TS (Jeremy London) plan to ease the pain of their losses by taking take a trip to the local mall. Amongst shoppers, they discover the mall is being used as the venue for a dating show, in which TS’s girlfriend Brandi is the star. Hatching a plan to win back their significant others, Brodie and TS enlist the help of professional delinquents Jay and Silent Bob to hijack the gameshow in a bid to win back Brandi. Meanwhile, Brodie carries out his own mission to make good his relationship with Rene (Shannen Doherty), who has attracted the attentions of his nemesis Shannon (Ben Affleck).
Featuring a cast including Joey Lauren Adams, Ben Affleck, who would go on to be recurring collaborators in Smith’s movies, Mallrats can now be rediscovered in this 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray edition boasting a beautiful restoration and hours of bonus content.
- Audio commentary on the Theatrical version and and other cut with director Kevin Smith, producer Scott Mosier, archivist Vincent Pereira, and actors Jason Lee, Ben Affleck, and Jason Mewes
- Introduction to the film by Kevin Smith
- My Mallrat Memories, an interview with Kevin Smith
- Tribute to producer Jim Jacks by Kevin Smith
- Interview with actor Jason Mewes
- Interview with Cinematographer David Klein
- Hollywood of the North, an animated making-of documentary featuring Minnesota crew members who worked on the film
- Deleted Scenes, Kevin Smith and Vincent Pereira discuss deleted scenes and sequences originally cut from the film
- Outtakes and behind the scenes footage
- Cast interviews from the original set
- Erection of an Epic: The making of Mallrats, an archival retrospective with cast and crew looking at the making and release of the film
- Q&A with Kevin Smith, archival Q&A filmed for the 10th anniversary
- ‘Build Me Up Buttercup’ music video
- Still galleries
- Archival introduction to the extended cut by Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier
- Soundtrack EPK
- Kevin's Make-up" featurette
- "Pearls of Wisdom with Stan Lee" featurette
- "Do It" featurette
- "Jason Mewes Dance" featurette
- Jason Lee featurette
- "Lee & Mewes" featurette
- Theatrical trailer
- Fold out poster featuring replica blueprints for ‘Operation Drive-by’ and ‘Operation Dark Knight’
- Illustrated collector’s booklet featuring new writing by Philip Kemp