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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 1.56
(Clerks, Mallrats, or Chasing Amy)

Clerks. My favorite comedy of all time.

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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.77
If we're only allowed to select from those three, Mallrats simply because of the awesomeness of Jason Lee.

If we throw in Dogma and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, my favorite is J&SBSB. I know it's not the best movie in the world, but it's certainly my favorite of the Jersey ones. All the cameos, inside jokes and such, just everything in it is hysterical and I can watch it anytime and it doesn't get old. Good stuff.

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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.78
Chasing Amy.

Easily the most mature of the three and the most emotionally substantial. Good acting and some nice bits of writing, especially making the two male leads so fundamentally wrong. There's no absolute right-thinking person for the audience to latch on to. These are contradictory, maddening, normal people.

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#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.30
Clerks. Mallrats has its moments, but man, Chasing Amy is hard to watch now. It's... really kind of lame. Not nearly as bad as Jersey Girl, though, which is one of the worst movies I've ever seen.

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#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.87

Clerks. Hands down.

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#6 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.34
Clerks, though I love them all for different reasons.

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#7 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.61

Although, Jersey Girl had it's charm.

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#8 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.00
Chasing Amy then Clerks

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#9 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.75
Clerks is far above Chasing Amy which is farther above Mallrats. I do agree with the Psychotic Midget that J&SBSB is above them all.

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#10 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.12
Voters at IMDB ranked them as follows (all out of 10):
Clerks: 7.9
Mallrats: 7.2
Chasing Amy: 7.6
Dogma: 7.3
Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back: 6.9

My favorites are all the ones they rate the lowest. Clerks never fails to make me laugh. Dogma interests me, especially as a person who is unsure about things religiously (I mean from a religious perspective, not "religiously" as "all the time"). Jay & Silent Bob is also really funny, but it took me a while before I really understood what was going on (Jason Lee playing two different characters, and Ben Affleck both playing himself and another character, will do that).

Clerks just seemed kind of pointless to me, and while I didn't mind Chasing Amy, it is the least funniest of them all.

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#11 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.84

It changed the number 37 forever.

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#12 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.63
I would have enjoyed Dogma a bit more if I hadn't read Mage. Turn Kevin Matchstick into a woman, and substitute religion for mythology, and he didn't even bother to change out the hockey skating punks.

...oh bother.
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#13 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.04
Clerks is hands-down my winner. I saw Chasing Amy once and thought it was really good, but never had any desire to see it again. I did not like Mallrats at all the first time I saw it, but I seem to enjoy it more and more each time I watch it (it's on HBO a lot and I'm bored a lot, so hence I've seen it a lot).

If we throw in the other movies, then Dogma is far and away my favorite. I really don't know why I love that movie so much, but I do. Hey, any movie that has George Carlin as a catholic priest instantly goes to my top 5.

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#14 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.17
Despite the presence of Priscilla Barnes' naked boobies in "Mallrats", I also have to go with "Clerks". Randall is one of my favorite characters ever.

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#15 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.00
Clerks, hands down.

I worked 18 months in a convenience store...and it was exactly like Clerks suggests. Plus, it has my favorite last line of any movie: "You're closed."

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#16 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.76
1 - Chasing Amy - Only one of the three I saw in the theater
2 - Clerks
3 - Mallrats

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#17 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.58
This is a cruel question. How can one decide?
All movies are brilliant depending on the mood.
Clerks for its cynism, Mallrats for its goofiness and Chasing Amy for the story.

I will say Mallrats because Lee's character is most hilarious in that one.
Though ofcourse in Amy he is a tracer and ...argh!
Head is gonna explode!
Amy! Clerks! Mallrats! Clerks!

I go for Mallrats because the 10 year anniversary dvd will be out soon.

*sigh* Why bother?

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#18 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.72
Chasing Amy. It never fails to deliver the funny to me.

Finger cuffs.
"What's a nubian?".
"Ooo Yanni!".
"So... you're a TRACER.".
Archie is gay.
Porn mags on the bus.

There was just SO much in this movie that still cracks me up when ever I see it. Even the bad singing from Renee Zelwigger was funny.

J&SBStrikeBack is a strong second though.

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#19 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.14
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(edited by MoeGates on 29.8.05 0155)

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#20 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.58
    Originally posted by Cerebus
    Porn mags on the bus.


(leafing through mags)
Varietyís the spice of life. I like a
wide selection. Sometimes Iím in the
mood for nasty close-ups, sometimes I
like them arty and air-brushed. Some
times itís a spread brown-eye kind of
night, sometimes itís girl-on-girl
time. Sometimes a steamy letter will
do it, sometimes - not often, but
sometimes - I like the idea of a chick
with a horse.

...(a few shots later Banky shows a magazine to a kid)...

...And then Black Beauty couldnít take
it any longer, and he finally did some
of his own mounting.


(edited by dMp on 29.8.05 1134)

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