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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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Jack
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Jeffry Alan Spacy
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Ronny Orlando
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XTV Reporter (as Lisa Kushell)
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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 Dirt Merchants' roommates get paid by a reporter and start talking provocatively about him]
Holly So Tightly: Consider yourself lucky...
[pulls Dirt Merchant to bed with her]
Holly So Tightly: ...at least you still have friends!
Holly So Tightly: My last three guys... Eric, Bart, John... dead! Gone!
[puts her arm around him and starts crying]
Holly So Tightly: I mean, do I have bad Karma or what?
Dirt Merchant: Maybe, you know... but ah... well, sometimes... shit just happens.
Holly So Tightly: Ah... you are so understanding.
Dirt Merchant: Thanks.
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Great little comedy
10 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

Excellent writing and wild cast. The tech is poor but it's obviously very low budget. Looks like they didn't cut the negative but had to release on a video output. In any case one of the most inventive comedies I've seen lately. The screenwriter in particular is fine.


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