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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)

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An average aquarium cleaner house-sits for a gigolo, only to be forced to become one himself.

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Mike Mitchell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Schneider ... Deuce Bigalow
William Forsythe ... Detective Chuck Fowler
Eddie Griffin ... T.J. Hicks
Arija Bareikis ... Kate
Oded Fehr ... Antoine Laconte
Gail O'Grady ... Claire
Richard Riehle ... Bob Bigalow
Jacqueline Obradors ... Elaine Fowler
Big Boy ... Fluisa
Amy Poehler ... Ruth
Dina Platias Dina Platias ... Bergita
Torsten Voges ... Tina
Deborah Lemen ... Carol
Bree Turner ... Allison
Andrew Shaifer Andrew Shaifer ... Neil
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Storyline

Deuce Bigalow is a less than attractive, down on his luck aquarium cleaner. One day he runs into a male gigolo who asks him to look after his precious fish while he is away on business. However, he wrecks the house and needs quick money to repair it. The only way he can make it is to become a gigolo himself, taking on an unusual mix of female clients. He encounters a couple of problems, though. He falls in love with one of his unusual clients, and a sleazy police officer his hot on his trail. Written by <jgp3553@excite.com>

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He's not very good looking. But when the lights go out...he's still not very good looking. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, language and crude humor | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gigoló por accidente See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,224,016, 12 December 1999

Gross USA:

$65,538,755

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$92,938,755
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene where Deuce is walking with the tall woman and the phrase "freak" is shouted, the speaker of that line is actually Adam Sandler. Other than being a producer, it's his only "credit" in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Deuce is being beaten up Claire, her shoes disappear for one shot. It happens just after he is kicked in the face three times to the music beat (still on at that time). When she does the spinning round kick she has no shoes on. After this kick they are back on again. It's only at the end of that scene that she takes them off asking Deuce not to tell Antoine about them. See more »

Quotes

T.J. Hicks: Claire said Antoine's apartment was messed up, but I had no idea.
Deuce Bigalow: Claire?
T.J. Hicks: The hooker you ass-punched.
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Connections

References Jurassic Park (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Call Me
Written by Debbie Harry and Giorgio Moroder
Performed by Blondie
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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A Man Bitch of a movie.It would be a miSTEAK to miss it.
16 February 2001 | by CharltonBoySee all my reviews

I had waited a long time to watch this film after seeing the hilarious trailers that were shown on tv when this first came out on the cinema. I'm glad to say i wasn't disappointed as this film is very funny indeed. Rob Schneider stars as Deuce Bigalow a fish tank cleaner who stumbles into the male prostitution through cleaning a gigalo's fish tank. While looking after his apartment he accidently smashes the very expensive tank. the only way to pay for a new one is to do his own stint of of being a male madame!the problem is it is at the very bottom end of the market. He rents his body to the strangest of female clients ,who really are the stars of the film,with the funniest of consequences. Some of the film is a bit silly and not funny, the blind woman bit of the movie is just not funny and really plays no part in the film also i think the woman with tarets syndrome could have been played by someone with a bit more personality but apart from that a very,very funny film. 8 out of 10.


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