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German basketballer Dirk Nowitzki recently led the Dallas Mavericks to their first ever NBA Championships (beating Miami Heat) and was also voted the Most Valuable Player of the finals.

One of Nowitzki's nicknames is "Diggler", which he gets from a character in a 1997 film by Wes Paul Thomas Anderson. The character, played by Mark Wahlberg, takes on the screen name of "Dirk Diggler" after becoming a star in a certain (unbecoming) genre of movies.

What's this film?

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