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Dirt Merchant (1999)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 16 September 1999 (USA)
A slacker turns P.I. and solves a rock star's murder.

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A slacker turns P.I. and solves a rock star's murder.

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When the Blood Banker asks Dirt if he also wants to donate sperm, Dirt's lips clearly say just "No", while the audio gives him the line, "Not that desperate". See more »

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[after asking Holly So Tightly casual questions]
XTV Reporter: ...and how does it feel to be called "the biggest star fucker in the business"?
[Holly So Tightly looks at the reporter with a sour face]
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Makes Plan 9 From Outer Space Look Like a Winner
22 April 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Oh man, this s-u-c-k-e-d sucked.... I couldn't even get any camp value out of this......and I sat through the whole thing on Showtime.... Don't bother waiting around for the 'naked' scenes either.....it's too late and only plastic Jenna Jameson is involved.. Shows how much discretionary cash must be laying around Hollywood just to get your name on the closing credits.. I guess Showtime had to throw something in at 1am... Next time I think I'd even rather be watching ESPN loop around every 30 minutes...


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