GenreComedy Initial DVD releaseJune 11, 2002 WriterB.J. Nelson LanguageEnglish
GenresComedy, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Indie film, Comedy Thriller, Crime Thriller CastDanny Masterson (Dirt Merchant), Julie Benz (Angie), David Faustino (Sponge), David DeLuise, Anthony Michael Hall Similar moviesDanny Masterson appears in Dirt Merchant and Comic Book Villains
TaglineHollywood's alternative investigator
Dirt Merchant is an independent comedy film that premiered on SightSound.com on September 19, 1999, and premiered on DVD on June 11, 2002. The film was written and directed by B.J. Nelson, and stars Danny Masterson (That '70s Show) and Julie Benz (Dexter). It is notable for adult film actress Jenna Jameson's first mainstream appearance. It was filmed in Los Angeles, California, and originally titled My Name is Dirt.
Dirt Merchant (Masterson) is a young man who struggles finding a job after getting fired from the mailroom at a record company where he dreamed of becoming assistant director. Eventually he becomes a summons server but gets in trouble when a rock star overdoses and he is framed for murdering him. He has to solve the case and deal with his feelings for his ex-girlfriend Angie (Benz) while also dealing with the rock star's porn star girlfriend (Jameson).