Dirt Merchant (1999)





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A slow-witted young man turns gumshoe to keep himself out of jail in this comedy. Kurt Merchant (Danny Masterson), known to his friends as "Dirt," loses his mailroom job at a record label and is forced to throw himself into the shallow end of the job market. Dirt ends up getting a position delivering summons papers, and he's excited when he's instructed to give a "notice to appear" to Johnny Decay (Wade Carpenter), a well-known rock star. However, when Dirt arrives at Johnny's home, Johnny has just overdosed on drugs for the last time, and when the police arrive to find Dirt on the premises, he becomes a murder suspect. In order to save his own skin, Dirt must become an overnight detective. Dirt Merchant (which was first screened under the longer title Dirt Merchant, Alternative Investigator, as well as My Name Is Dirt) also stars David Faustino, Julie Benz, David DeLuise, Brion James, and Jenna Jameson.
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Danny Masterson
as Kurt Dirt Merchant
Wade Carpenter
as Johnny Decay
Anthony Michael Hall
as Jeffry Alan Spacy
Julie Benz
as Angie
Brion James
as Detective Harry Ball
Jenna Jameson
as Holly So Tightly
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For being a low-budget movie, this one wasn't too bad. It wasn't anything I'd want to see more than once, but if you're a fan of dark humor, you'll probably find it enjoyable. Also, it's nice to see Danny Masterson in a starring role besides that of Hyde on That '70s Show.

Amanda Hendsbee
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