Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

Film, Comedy
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When Jay (Mewes) and Silent Bob (Smith) discover that the 'Bluntman & Chronic' comic strip which they've unwittingly inspired is to be made into a movie - without their permission - they're not best pleased. Worse, they're being bad-mouthed on movie websites. There's nothing for it but to head out Hollywood way to sabotage the production. Wickedly silly tangents and dream sequences ensue. Smith's quick, cartoon-like direction complements the absurd premise and through straight to camera asides, he makes his film feel like a big joke we're all in on, while his savvy pop observations are as smart as ever. Packed with knowing movie references and pulling together strands from Smith's past work, this absurd and surreal road movie, peppered with frat boy humour, is the perfect curtain call for these much-loved, wise but oh so stupid slackers.

Release details

Duration: 104 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Kevin Smith
Screenwriter: Kevin Smith
Cast: Jason Mewes
Kevin Smith
Ben Affleck
Matt Damon
Shannen Doherty
Carrie Fisher
Mark Hamill
Chris Rock