What If Dirk Diggler Were a Woman?

Dirk Diggler

Our friends over at Screen Junkies ask the questions most of us are too afraid to ask. For instance: What if the genders of the characters in popular movies were switched? The answer, it turns out, is that the plots of those movies sound just a little different. For example …

Dirk Diggler story Boogie Nights

We’d still watch that.

Now take Iron Giant, the popular animated movie enjoyed by both children and adults alike:

Dirk Diggler story, Iron Giant

Suddenly, it becomes a movie solely for adults. And then of course there’s this Schwarzenegger classic:

Dirk Diggler movie Junior

Oh. Well, no one in his right mind would watch that.

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