R | | Comedy
A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.
The film's shoestring budget is part of the reason it was shot in black and white. A number of different types of lighting were used, and this would have required a lot of post production to resolve issues related to the varying color temperatures. With black and white, this isn't a problem.
Hello. What? No, I don't work today. I'm playing hockey at two.
After Randal sells the cigarettes to the little girl, Dante remarks that all the prices end in nine, yet all the price tags in the shot end in five.
In the Australian Video Version after the Credits a Dolby Sign is shown and then the Tape goes blank. If you wait, after about 20 seconds into the Blank, there is the Trailer for "Clerks." ending with the statement "OPEN FOR BUSINESS THIS OCTOBER".
The new Clerks X 10th Anniversary DVD contains the original first cut which is just over 10 minutes longer than the original. Here are some changes:
$31,665 (USA) (12 August 2012)