When "Joe Dirt" hit the big screen in 2001, it was not a major box office hit. But it soon gained a loyal cult following which rendered it one of the most memorable slapstick comedies of the 2000s. Here are 20 hilarious "Joe Dirt" quotes for all fans worldwide.
"Joe Dirt" was a comedy movie its undying fans would defend at every turn. It played into class stereotypes at times but added a lot of heart and relatability to the characters, especially Joe.
Joe's major quest was to find his parents. This quest took him from one adventure to another. Eventually, he made his way to Los Angeles, where a radio host called him to his show to make fun of him. As Joe's story continued to unfold, he won over people's support, rooting for him and even helping him.
The film also carried with it a lot of lines that cracked people up. For a nostalgic laugh, enjoy these 20 side-splitting quotes from the characters in "Joe Dirt."
Zander Kelly's quote: “What’s the deal with your hair? You doing stunt work for Billy Ray Cyrus?” | Image: AmoDays
"Life's a garden, dig it." — Joe Dirt
"My name is Joe Dirt; I added an e to the end, cause it sounds cool." — Joe Dirt
"You can't have "no" in your heart. "No" is not an option, brother." — Joe Dirt
"Hey! If you want to impress me, get a mullet hairstyle." — Joe Dirt
"What's the deal with your hair? You doing stunt work for Billy Ray Cyrus?" — Zander Kelly
Joe’s Mom's quote: “Lose that frown. When you’re down, stare at a clown.” | Image: AmoDays
"You guys got somethin' to say to me? Why don't you say it in the microphone? I got a backup mike right here. Check one-two, testing, testing. Yup, they both workin', and guess what? They don't like no feedback, what’s up?" — Joe Dirt
"Well, that might be your problem. It's not what you like. It's the consumer." — Joe Dirt
"Keep on keepin' on." — Joe Dirt
"Lose that frown. When you're down, stare at a clown." — Joe's Mom
"Here on earth, we call this place a 'town.' A 'town' is a place where everyone hates you." — Joe Dirt
Joe Dirt's quote: “Buffalo Bob’s kind of a weird name, but people say Joe Dirt’s a weird name and how cool am I?” | Image: AmoDays
"Is this where you wanna be when Jesus comes back; making fun of poor Joe Dirt?" — Joe Dirt
"Look at him fellas! You cryin' boy? You cryin' boy?! Maybe go back down to Mcdonalds, get you some whaaburgers and some french cries!" — Robby
"Buffalo Bob's kind of a weird name, but people say Joe Dirt's a weird name and how cool am I?" — Joe Dirt
"Home is where you make it!" — Old Cajun Man
"Hey! How exactly is a rainbow made? How exactly does the sun set? How exactly does a posi-trac rear-end on a Plymouth work? It just does." — Joe's Dad
Robby's quote: "Look at him fellas! You cryin' boy? You cryin' boy?! Maybe go back down to Mcdonalds, get you some whaaburgers and some french cries!"| Image: AmoDays
"Why don't you go practice fallin' down? I'll be there in a minute." — Joe Dirt
"Things get the darkest before dawn." — Joe Dirt
"All right! We didn't lose him; we just left him. So what? The dude's doing fine! Look at him!" — Joe's Dad
"You want me to put my ear to the ground and listen for hoofbeats, check for footprints, look for broken twigs? This is the modern era. That stuff doesn't work anymore." — Kicking Wing
"Well say it, don't spray it, brother, Dang!" —Joe Dirt
Joe Dirt's quote: “Here on earth, we call this place a ‘town.’ A ‘town’ is a place where everyone hates you.” | Image: AmoDays
Despite the slapstick comedy, Joe taught audiences a few valuable lessons. He never lost sight of his dreams. He went on more adventures than many of us will ever be on because he was willing to keep trying.
His resilience was admirable and should inspire us to keep going for our dreams, regardless of how difficult life is. We can all adopt these traits, no matter how different our lives are from Joe Dirt.
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