History Film / JoeDirt

3rd Jun '17 2:34:32 PM cwf123
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* CanonImmigrant: Farmer Fran (Blake Clark) from Film/TheWaterboy returns to speak the Aesop.
19th Feb '17 10:04:16 PM Mdumas43073
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A 2001 film staring Creator/DavidSpade as a mullet wearing janitor who's invited to be on a talk show, initially to be made fun of. However he begins recounting his life story and the movie showcases his journey to find his parents as he narrates, meeting a host of oddball characters along the way. Although the film was panned by critics, it was a modest box office success and was generally well-liked by those who watched it.

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A 2001 comedy film staring Creator/DavidSpade as a mullet wearing janitor the eponymous mullet-wearing janitor, who's invited to be on a talk show, initially to be made fun of. However he begins recounting his life story and the movie showcases his journey to find his parents as he narrates, meeting a host of oddball characters along the way. Although the film was panned by critics, it was a modest box office success and was generally well-liked by those who watched it.


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10th Sep '16 8:33:20 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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28th Feb '16 6:44:04 PM Sestren_NK
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* AnAesop: Home is where you make it.
6th Feb '16 11:23:44 PM Tallens
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* HerosClassicCar: Joe starts by driving a 1967 GTX and later gets a 1969 Dodge Daytona Charger.
19th Jan '16 12:52:08 PM MrDeath
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* UnpleasantParentReveal: After Brandy calls Joe claiming his parents to be dead, his parents manage to find him, but he then finds out that they left him behind at the Grand Canyon on purpose and only found him to ride on the coattails on his newfound popularity. Brandy then tells him that she did in deed track them down for him and decided not to tell him after finding out how horrible they were.

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* UnpleasantParentReveal: After Brandy calls Joe claiming his parents to be dead, his parents manage to find him, but he then finds out that they left him behind at the Grand Canyon on purpose and only found him to ride on the coattails on his newfound popularity. Brandy then tells him that she did in deed indeed track them down for him and decided not to tell him after finding out how horrible they were.
19th Jan '16 11:11:07 AM tandra88
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* UnpleasantParentReveal: After Brandy calls Joe claiming his parents to be dead, his parents manage to find him, but he then finds out that they left him behind at the Grand Canyon on purpose and only found him to ride on the coattails on his newfound popularity. Brandy then tells him that she did in deed track them down for him and decided not to tell him after finding out how horrible they were.
30th Aug '15 7:02:37 PM Sestren_NK
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* {{Homage}}: This film is basically ''Film/ForrestGump'' with a lot more toilet humor. Both films have a similar framing device (the protagonist telling his life story to people), both Joe and Forrest meet several interesting characters in their lives and ultimately have a positive impact on those they meet, and even the love interests are similar. Forrest spends his life pining over his childhood friend Jenny, while Joe comes to realize that he only ever truly felt at home was when he was with Brandy. This is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded in the sequel's opening scene.

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* {{Homage}}: This film is basically ''Film/ForrestGump'' with a lot more toilet humor. Both films have a similar framing device (the protagonist telling his life story to people), both Joe and Forrest meet several interesting characters in their lives and ultimately have a positive impact on those they meet, and even the love interests are similar. Forrest spends his life pining over his childhood friend Jenny, while Joe comes to realize that he only ever truly felt at home was when he was with Brandy. This is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded lampshaded]] in the sequel's opening scene.scene, which takes place in front of a bus stop.
29th Aug '15 8:22:30 AM ironballs16
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* BoisterousWeakling: Joe - any time he tries to pick a fight, he's promptly tossed head-over-heels.
27th Aug '15 9:21:04 PM TitoMosquito
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* DisneyDeath: [[spoiler:Joe sees Clem's body about to be taken to the ambulance. He tells him he's sorry for causing his death, but at least he's now with his deceased wife. He starts talking about how much he loved his wife, which is giving Clem a boner! It turns out Clem faked his death in order to relocate again.]]

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* DisneyDeath: [[spoiler:Joe sees Clem's body about to be taken to the ambulance. He tells him he's sorry for causing his death, but at least he's now with his deceased wife. He Joe starts talking about how much he Clem loved his wife, which is giving Clem a boner! It turns out Clem faked his death in order to relocate again.]]
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