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The comic "Bluntman and Chronic" is based on real-life stoners Jay and Silent Bob, so when they get no profit from a big-screen adaptation, they set out to wreck the movie.
This was the first film in which Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill had appeared together since Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). Apparently, neither of them knew the other was in the film until a few weeks after shooting had been completed.
Silent Bob's Mother:
Bobby Boy, stay here while mommy picks up the free cheese, kay? Here, this will keep the sun out of your eyes.
Silent Bob's Mother: You be good, now.
Jay's Mother: Alright, don't you fuckin' move you little shit machine. Your Momma's going to try to score.
Passerby: What the hell? 'Scuse me. ...
When Holden is showing Jay and Silent Bob the Movie Poop Shoot forums, on his computer you can see the reflection of silhouetted crew members walking past repeatedly.
At the start of the film, the title logo includes the words "View Askew", in the same placement as the words "Star Wars" appeared on the title logo for Empire Strikes Back, The (1980).
$11,018,543 (USA) (26 August 2001)
$30,059,386 (USA) (7 October 2001)
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