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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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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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Comedy | Romance

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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The person who played the cookie girl was Rob Schneider's daughter, Elle King. She would later go on to preform "Ex's and Oh's", a song that received moderate airplay. At the time she was named Elle Tanner Schneider. See more »

Goofs

If the seals were weak in the new fish tank the whole side would simply separate. The glass would not shatter. See more »

Quotes

Antoine Laconte: I'm a gigolo.
Deuce Bigalow: Giga-who?
Antoine Laconte: Women pay me to... give them pleasure.
Deuce Bigalow: How did you get that job?
Antoine Laconte: I just sort of fell into it.
Deuce Bigalow: I'm gonna kill my guidance counselor!
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References Jurassic Park (1993) See more »

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We Trying To Stay Alive
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Nel Jean, Samuel Michel and John Forte
Performed by Wyclef Jean featuring The Refugee All-Stars
Courtesy of Ruffhouse/Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Contains a sample of "Stayin' Alive"
Performed by The Bee Gees
Courtesy of Universal International Music, B.V.
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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a comedic success
17 September 2004 | by michaelsibley416See all my reviews

Rob Schneider is not known for his acting but he proved that he can perform with the rest of them in "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo." This might be his best film to date because he is what makes this film come alive along with the rest of his castmates.

I liked this movie so much that it hurt me every time I laughed. This was a film that should be used as a model for true laughter and comedy because the jokes were clean and funny at the same time. Schneider co-wrote this film that introduced a plot that was so funny, which had a sweet underlying plot that I found to be very enjoyable to watch.

My favorite scene in this whole movie involved the blind date with the woman who could not control her mouth. You will have to watch the movie to understand what I'm talking about.

The whole cast was incredible as they all turned in superb performances. It also seemed they were having fun with one another on the set and it showed in their performances, which is one thing I look for in a good film.

"Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo" cracked me up and should be watched by everyone.


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