Joe Dirt parents guide

Joe Dirt

When you are treated like dirt, you get used to it.

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.

Release date April 10, 2001

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

Why is Joe Dirt rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Joe Dirt PG-13 for crude and sex-related humor, and for language.

Run Time: 91 minutes

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Joe Dirt
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Joe Dirt rated PG-13? Joe Dirt is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for crude and sex-related humor, and for language.

Overall: D
Though billed as a comedy, this film filled with violence, crude language and sexual humor is anything but funny.

Violence: D+
Car crashes through security gate, argument with guard, man pushed down, boy ties fireworks to cows tail, boys is burned by fireworks, man’s foot stuck in train track, leg cut off though not seen, dog shot with gun, woman talks about killing her husband, man almost hit by speeding car, man falls out of hot air balloon, fight between oil rig workers, man hit in groin, man engulfed in fire, men use lighter fluid and gasoline to cause explosions, man vaporized (dream scene), man wearing t-shirt with violent message, man holds people in bar hostage with bomb, man covered with human waste from camper receptacle, man kidnapped and held hostage in pit by psychopath, police raid a home, guns heard, children overcome by fumes in chemistry room, references to woman being shot, man killed by the mob, shots heard, shadows seen, woman tells story of parents eaten by alligator and then cut out of belly, man bitten and tossed by alligator, man pushes over furniture in house, man threatens suicide, man falls from bridge and hits head on beam, man threatens another man.

Sexual Content: D-
Man shown without shirt in public and bathroom, two scenes of animals engaged in sexual activity, extended and detailed scene of dog with frozen genitals, reference to wanting my body, numerous women dressed in low cut and tight fitting t-shirts and halter tops and high cut shorts, man makes reference to seeing down woman’s shirt, man moons another man-nudity shown, man kisses woman, man sleeping with hand in pants, man naked in tub—genitals are covered, man shown sexually flirting with woman, woman sensually licks cotton candy, woman bears chest with fuzzy back and side view shown as well as reaction of face of people in the room, men shown hugging with homosexual inferences, kissing between couple, numerous talks of starting sexual activity, repeated sounds of sexual activity, bedpost shown rocking, psychopath shown in underwear and garters while involved in activity with animal, teacher shown with low cut top, t-shirt with bare chest printed on it, man urinates-limited view, erection shown under sheet, references to naked people and sexual activity between animals, woman says she wants to have man’s babies.

Language: D
At least: Two slang terms describing sexual activities, 21 moderate profanities including slang terms for male and female genitals, 25 mild profanities, 15 terms of Deity used as expletives or profanities.

Alcohol / Drug Use: B-
Boy finds tins of what appears to be chewing tobacco, man shown with cigarette and smoking, man shown drinking beer while intoxicated, man thought to be high on fumes from insecticide, reference to bong water, man holding beer can in his home.

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Joe Dirt
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated Coarse Language, Suggestive Scenes
Alberta PG Crude Content
Manitoba Not Rated Crude Content
Ontario Not Rated Language May Offend
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Joe Dirt"

Cast and Crew

Joe Dirt is directed by Dennie Gordon and stars David Spade, Dennis Miller, Kid Rock.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Joe Dirt movie is July 7, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Joe Dirt
Release Date: 7 July 2015
Joe Dirt releases to home video (Blu-ray) with the following special features:
- Joe Dirt – The Return” featuring all-new interviews with David Spade and more!
- First look at Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser
- David Spade Commentary
- Director’s Commentary
- Outtakes & Bloopers Reel
- Deleted & Alternate Scenes
- Theatrical Trailers

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Actors David Spade and Patrick Warburton also worked together in the movie The Emperor’s New Groove. Davis Spade will reprise his role in the sequel, Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser.

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