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Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back Movie References

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Askewniverse Movies

References from within Kevin Smith's prior films.
People who added this item 2260 Average listal rating (1464 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Clerks (1994)
The characters Dante, Randal, Willam, and the titular Jay & Silent Bob were first seen in Clerks.

Additional references include:
1. The Quick Stop and RST Video locations were the primary setting of Clerks.
2. Dante repeated his familiar refrain of "I'm not even supposed to be here today!"
3. Jay's Berserker shirt refers to Silent Bob's Russian cousin Olaf.
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People who added this item 1117 Average listal rating (744 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.1
Mallrats (1995)
The characters Brodie and Suzanne the orangutan were first seen in Mallrats.

Further references include:
1. Brodie's enlarged Variety cover behind the counter of his comic book store explains his leave from The Tonight Show, a nod to the ending of Mallrats.
2. Brodie's joke about chocolate covered pretzels is a callback to his stinkpalm of Mr. Svenning.
3. Jay's comment that Silent Bob is "the guy who makes the blueprints" refers to the fact that Bob drew up their stage sabotaging plans at the Eden Prairie Mall.
4. Jay's exclamation "Flee, Fatass, flee" is a take on "Fly, Fatass, fly" when Bob dressed in Batman garb to bring the stage down.
5. Toward the end of the movie, there is a stagehand carrying a small piece of stage, perhaps a callback to the similar stagehands seen in Mallrats joked about on the movie commentary track because none of the pieces looked large enough to actually be part of the stage.
6. Alyssa makes a met-reference about Bluntman & Chronic being a better movie than Mallrats.
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People who added this item 1385 Average listal rating (881 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Chasing Amy (1997)
The characters Holden, Banky, Alyssa, Hooper X, and Bluntman & Chronic were first seen in Chasing Amy.

Further references include:
1. "Tube of Wonderful," the song during the opening credits, is played when Holden makes his first appearance.
2. Nails Cigarettes become View Askew's fake cigs (a reference to "nails in your coffin") and are seen frequently in background advertisements.
3. Jay chastises Bob for pantomiming even though he has no problem telling "that stupid Amy story."
4. Alyssa makes a meta-reference about Chasing Amy being a horrible idea for a movie.
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People who added this item 2752 Average listal rating (1847 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Dogma (1999)
The character of God was first seen in Dogma.

Further references include:
1. Jay's reference to "God, Herself" comes from his meeting with God.
2. Mooby's characters representing the "golden calf" are ubiquitous.
3. A Buddy Christ can be seen on the nun's dashboard.
4. Matt Damon makes a reference to his involvement in the movie Dogma.
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Non-Askewinerse

The title of the movie and its logo are adapted from the Star Wars sequel.

Also, Mark Hamill, who plays Cock-Knocker, alludes to his role as Luke Skywalker when Jay cuts off his hand and he sighs, "Not again."
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The intro titles that feature "A long time ago..." refers to the series' famous opening. Jay also spreads the rumor that Dante and Randal got hitched dressed as Storm Troopers. Holden makes the comment that a Jay and Silent Bob movie is the worst idea since "Greedo shooting first," a nod to Lucas's ill-received re-edits to the movie. Finally, the characters duel with "bong sabers" at the end of the film, inspired by light sabers from the Star Wars series.
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People who added this item 205 Average listal rating (124 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5
When discussing the finer points of Morris Day & The Time, the band is referred as those guys from Purple Rain.
People who added this item 521 Average listal rating (361 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
Randal complains that Jay & Bob are interrupting his enjoyment of Clash of the Titans while he's working.
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People who added this item 995 Average listal rating (636 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
Serpico (1973)
Jay calls the officer frisking him "Serpico."
People who added this item 6660 Average listal rating (4828 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
X-Men (2000)
Brodie blames the success of X-Men for the influx films based on comic book properties.
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People who added this item 1326 Average listal rating (755 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Piano (1993)
Jay lists this movie as one of the classy movies Miramax is used to making.
People who added this item 713 Average listal rating (428 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Jay lists this movie as one of the classy movies Miramax is used to making.
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People who added this item 1549 Average listal rating (908 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.9
Brodie insists Miramax went downhill after they produced this movie.
People who added this item 252 Average listal rating (142 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.4
Holden's studio is called Potzers, Inc. in reference to the term for a weak chess player used in this movie. (It was also referenced in Chasing Amy.)
People who added this item 3908 Average listal rating (2543 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.3
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are "those guys from Good Will Hunting." Later in the movie, Affleck and Damon are on the set of the movie's sequel, Good Will Hunting 2: Hunting Season. The two actors (playing themselves) refer to doing a movie as a pay back for a friend. This is a sideways nod to Kevin Smith who brought the Good Will Hunting script to Miramax.
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People who added this item 209 Average listal rating (140 ratings) 4.8 IMDB Rating 5.5
Phantoms (1998)
Affleck was da bomb in Phantoms, Yo.

This saying also recalls a conversation on the director's commentary track for Mallrats.
Jay and Bob are "a couple of stoners who spout dumb-ass catch-phrases like a third rate Cheech and Chong or Bill and Ted," according to Magnolia-Fan.
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Jay and Bob are "a couple of stoners who spout dumb-ass catch-phrases like a third rate Cheech and Chong or Bill and Ted," according to Magnolia-Fan.
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People who added this item 2805 Average listal rating (1657 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
Magnolia (1999)
Someone going by the handle "Magnolia-Fan" posts a venomous take-down of the Jay and Silent Bob characters.

This is also an in-joke because Kevin Smith caused a minor uproar on his own message board when he wrote a negative review of Magnolia.
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People who added this item 1366 Average listal rating (858 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
Spartacus (1960)
Holden says other posters on Movie Poop Shoot are "joining Spartacus here's boycott."
People who added this item 2129 Average listal rating (1362 ratings) 4.8 IMDB Rating 5.1
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Jay dreams of meeting the Scooby gang. Though clearly a reference to the cartoon, this movie was also in production at the time.
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People who added this item 5120 Average listal rating (3502 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
Batman (1989)
The Bluntman & Chronic characters are an obvious homage to Batman and Robin, but Jay's grappling hook scene as he breaks into Provasic is a clear visual reference to the Tim Burton movie.
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People who added this item 1733 Average listal rating (1148 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
Jay's nightmare of a monkey apocalypse takes several cues from Planet of the Apes, including apes riding on horseback and the destroyed Statue of Liberty on a beach.
When Bob gets stuck in the sewer pipe, Jay says he's just like WInnie the Pooh.
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People who added this item 2016 Average listal rating (1377 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Fugitive (1993)
The stand-off with Federal Wildlife Marshal Willenholly bears a striking resemblance to a similar scene in the Harrison Ford flick. Also, Provasic is also the name of a pharmaceutical company in both movies.
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People who added this item 148 Average listal rating (80 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.3
Norma Rae (1979)
After Jay talks about his union's problems securing health care, Pumpkin Escobar responds: "Norma Rae like a mother fucker."
People who added this item 5210 Average listal rating (3582 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
Several well-dressed gentlemen on the Miramax lot walk in a similar formation to those colorful characters on the Reservoir Dogs poster.
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People who added this item 2288 Average listal rating (1342 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
Affleck refers to Matt Damon's taste in roles as limited to "gay serial killers who ride horses and play golf."
People who added this item 283 Average listal rating (157 ratings) 4.7 IMDB Rating 5.7
Bounce (2000)
Matt Damon calls Ben Affleck "Bounce boy."
People who added this item 468 Average listal rating (288 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.7
Affleck refers to Matt Damon's taste in roles as limited to "gay serial killers who ride horses and play golf."
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