• Joe Dirt (2001)

Joe Dirt

Release Date: April 11th, 2001

DVD Release Date: August 28th, 2001

PG-13 |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

He's the wrong person, at the wrong place, at the wrong time. Joe Dirt (David Spade) is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream -- to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was eight. As his wandering, misguided search takes him from one misadventure to another, he finds his way to Los Angeles, where a shock-jock (Dennis Miller) brings Joe on the radio to insult him. But as Joe's story unfolds, jeers turn to cheers, and an entire city is captivated.

Cast: David Spade, Dennis Miller, Brittany Daniel, Kid Rock , Adam Beach, Erik Per Sullivan, Jaime Pressly, Christopher Walken

Director: Dennie Gordon

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Happy Madison Productions, Columbia Pictures

Distributors: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Family, Love triangle, Madcap, Small town, Underdog, Charming, 2000s, Love interest, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    Little more than a series of sketches, tied together by Joe's on-air interrogation by a nasty shock jock played by Dennis Miller.

  • 43
    Cody ClarkMr. Showbiz

    A full-throated shout-out to the lowest common denominator. show more

  • 63
    Lawrence ToppmanCharlotte Observer

    Spade, who almost invariably plays smug or smarmy characters, proves he really can act. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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