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Dirty Deeds is a 2005 comedy film directed by David Kendall, produced by Bill Civitella and Dan Kaplow; written by John Land and Jonathan Thies. It was released on August 25, 2005 in the United States and filmed in Los Angeles, California.

The plot is about a high school student Zach Harper (Milo Ventimiglia) who tries to complete the "Dirty Deeds" — an outrageous series of ten challenges that must be completed between dusk and dawn on the Friday night of Homecoming Weekend. In the movie, only one other student has completed all the tasks (8 at the time, two new tasks are added after as per the games rules), Duncan Rimes in 1989 (Todd Ziele).

Initially, Meg’s brother wants to complete the deeds to get himself out of being consistently bullied by the jocks. However, Zach took up this challenge to save the kid brother of Meg (Lacey Chabert) from embarrassment in doing the deeds at her insistence, though she did not mean for Zach to actually do the challenge himself. He also took up the challenge to prove himself to the school jocks who try everything possible to prevent him from completing all of the deeds. Along Zach’s way of attempting to complete all of the deeds, he takes up the help of the people around him to get the deeds done. While doing so, Zach and Meg end up creating a romantic story of their own.

Dirty Deeds
Directed by David Kendall
Produced by Bill Civitella
Written by Jon Land
Jonathan Thies
Starring Milo Ventimiglia
Lacey Chabert
Tom Amandes
Matthew Carey
Mark Derwin
Charles Durning
Michael Milhoan
Billy L. Sullivan
Zoë Saldaña
Arielle Kebbel
Ray Santiago
Erin Torpey
Alex Solowitz
Danso Gordon
Wes Robinson
Todd Zeile
Music by Zach Danziger
Distributed by Freestyle Releasing
Release date(s) August 25, 2005 (2005-08-25)
Running time 87 minutes
Country USA
Language English
Gross revenue US$ 146,490
Preceded by None
Followed by None


The Deeds

The deeds, as written on the wall or spoken aloud, are:

  1. Drink a beer in front of cops
  2. Punch the toughest kid in town
  3. Meat on whole wheat with secret sauce
  4. Drag big inflated leprechaun to the high school
  5. Move a dead body to the high school
  6. Get a homecoming queen's bra, signed
  7. Bring back the night-watchman's false leg
  8. Steal a car worth more than $100,000
  9. Find Duncan Rimes
  10. Ruin the homecoming carnival

The first deed is completed by Zach Harper by pouring a beer into a coffee cup, he then proceeds to drink it in front of the cops from that coffee cup so the cops have no idea he has started to complete the Dirty Deeds.

The deeds were previously attempted by:

  • 1971- Brad McLane (completed 2 deeds)
  • 1972- Danny Mark (completed 4 deeds)
  • 1978- Peter Dill (completed 0 deeds)
  • 1983- Jason Starr (completed 4 deeds)
  • 1989- Duncan Rime (completed all 8 deeds)
  • 1993- Josh Wilde (completed 3 deeds)

Soundtrack Listing

All of these sounds were featured in the film.

  • Superjerk- “I’ll Get Away With This”
  • Bowling for Soup- “Almost”
  • Wakefield- “C’mon Baby”
  • Classic- “What Cha Gonna Do“
  • Classic- “Let It Flow”
  • Grand Skeem- “Here We Go”
  • Cham Pain- “Show Me”
  • Cham Pain- “Make it Bounce”
  • Grand Skeem- “Party All Night”
  • 86- “Ridin’”
  • Invisibel Men- “All my Peoples”
  • Universal- “Yada Yada”
  • AD- “West G”
  • Classic- “Rollin’”
  • Basko- “Ain’t No Game”
  • AD- “Line It Up”
  • Uptown Sinclair- “Face Down”
  • Uptown Sinclair- “Sentimental”
  • Uptown Sinclair- “Whatever You want”
  • Uptown Sinclair- “Superman”
  • Uptown Sinclair- “Girlfriend”
  • AD- “Line It Up”
  • Valley Lodge- “If It Takes All Night”
  • Boomish- “Ipanemic”
  • Boomish- “Popcorn”
  • The SmashUp- “Icarus Flies”
  • David Kopatz- “I like Candy”
  • Nicole Saletta-“ Welcome to My Sunny Day
  • Jill Zadeh- “Yesterday, Tomorrow and Today”
  • Alex Solowitz- “Take it and Shove it”
  • Bryan Datillo- “ICGM (Italian Click Gang Mafiosa)”
  • Grace & Manners- “9 By 9”
  • Grace & Manners-“ Away From Here”

Main cast

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