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The Dirk Diggler Story (1988)

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The rise and fall of Dirk Diggler.

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The rise and fall of Dirk Diggler.

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In Boogie Nights (1997), Dirk's real name is Eddie Adams. In this movie his real name is Stephen Samuel Adams. See more »

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Just Like Boogie Nights.
15 December 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I am assuming that you can infer the direct correlation between this film, and Boogie Nights. Dirk Diggler is the central character in each, and Jack Horner reappears in Boogie Nights as well. This is Paul Thomas Anderson's early work, but I'm sure we are all happy it progressed into the amazing film it did. Due to its very obscure nature, good luck finding it.


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