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  • Summary: When Jay and Silent Bob learn that a "Bluntman and Chronic" movie is being made featuring their comic book counterparts, they drool at the thought of fat movie checks rolling in. But when the pair finds that there won't be any royalties coming their way, they set out to sabotage the flick at all costs. (News Askew) Expand
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  1. Positive: 13 out of 31
  2. Negative: 8 out of 31
  1. 100
    The best-looking, best-scripted and funniest of Smith's pictures, it's also Smith's sharpest.
  2. 80
    A blast of comic irreverence that serves as a starring vehicle for two stoner characters who had previously been relegated to the sidelines.
  3. In addition to being his filthiest, this is his most free-associative movie. In spite of and because of its homemade look, it's also his funniest.
  4. There are lots of hilarious, off-the-wall incidents, and the film has a likable freewheeling spirit to go with its knockabout plot. But the film isn't as remotely funny as it means to be.
  5. 50
    The movie is sloppy and scattershot, and proud of it. It wears its slipshod, anything-for-a-laugh structure like a badge of honor: Smith is nothing if not self-deprecating.
  6. 40
    Only once, in a quick sketch of "Planet of the Apes" -- does the humor seem to spring from pure movie love. In nearly every other respect, the film is so lazy, solipsistic and overpleased with itself it's hard not to believe that this time the Evil Empire has won not just the battle, but the war.
  7. Stunning in its guileless self-love, Smith's doodle-movie shows virtually no sign of being made for an audience. The 90-minute by-product of Smith's let's-shoot-a-movie pot party can be mystifying -- we've all stood soberly by as high friends guffaw at nothing in particular, but now we can pay for the privilege.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 59 out of 69
  2. Negative: 8 out of 69
  1. JohnM.
    May 28, 2002
    This f.... movie rocks my balls this movie is the f........ bongggging the best movie besides all the other jay and silent bob movies that are out there you guys need to keep making more f... the public view just make it so i can buy the f....er and you can get your "motherf.....g movie check" ok thanx alot you guys are the best stay like that peace. Expand
  2. Apr 8, 2011
    When I first heard about this film I thought it was just another lame "parody" film about a couple of guys making jokes, but luckily I was wrong. This film is funny with a couple of very good jokes. I think that though it was rated rather average by the "pro" reviewers. To sum up, I'll just say that this is kind of a film that is worth watching and pretty damn good for that matter. Furthermore, the acting was convincing (not in all cases to be precise). Expand
  3. KeithD.
    Jan 31, 2006
    this film is extremely funny. Though crude, has a great plot and script. It is the best film ever!
  4. Sep 15, 2014
    Jay and Silent Bob have incessant laughs and many popular actors, a classic comedy in every area.
  5. Sep 15, 2014
    This movie is chock full of irreverent, outrageous comedy. The outlandishness makes the movie a blast.
  6. JReb
    Jul 11, 2006
    One of the most halarious movies ive ever seen. I didnt think any of Smith's other movies were that funny so this came as a real shocker.
  7. Miko
    Mar 30, 2006
    Kevin Smith's first bad film. Shoddily pasted together from a confusing selection of aimless, dull, and only vaguely related scenes, this pointless mess is irritatingly smirky and self-deprecating. Just not worth it for the two to three faintly amusing moments. Collapse

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