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Overall D

Shuttled from one dysfunctional foster home to the next, Joe Dirt finally resorts to living in the woods and stealing what he can to survive while tracing the fading footsteps of his missing family.

Violence D+
Sexual Content D-
Profanity D
Substance Use B-

Talk to your kids about…

Joe Dirt

Zander Kelly is looking for a sensational story that will pull in the listeners. Do you think that he really cares about Joe? Do you think that the media sometimes uses these types of stories to promote their own agenda?

Foster parents are depicted in this movie as dysfunctional, uncaring and of questionable moral value. Do you think that is an honest reflection of all foster homes? Why do you think the writers chose to portray foster homes this way? How might this affect children and adults who are involved in foster care programs?