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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  10 December 1999 (USA)
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A man becomes a male gigolo after being mistaken for one while housesitting a male gigolo's house.

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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 charges $10 but he's willing to negotiate. See more »

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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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Release Date:

10 December 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gigoló por accidente  »

Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£471,216 (UK) (26 May 2000)

Gross:

£1,352,971 (UK) (9 June 2000)
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Trivia

Rob Schneider's mother Pilar Schneider appears in the film as the woman he mistakes for his date in the Japanese restaurant. See more »

Goofs

After Antoine drops the Austrailan Rainbow fish in the tank, it gets eaten. When he places the fish's glass on the counter before he enters his bedroom, there is a fish in the glass. See more »

Quotes

Deuce Bigalow: Maybe we should take care of a little business first.
Claire: If you prefer.
Deuce Bigalow: I don't have a set price or anything, but I have been getting ten dollars.
Claire: I'm sorry?
Deuce Bigalow: Well that's my going rate. But I'm willing to negotiate.
Claire: [chuckles] That's funny. But the price is five hundred.
Deuce Bigalow: You're gonna pay me five hundred dollars?
Claire: No, honey, you pay me.
Deuce Bigalow: Oh, I get it. This is some kind of role reversal. I'll play along with this.
[deep voice]
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Spoofs The Graduate (1967) See more »

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Lift Me Up
Written and Performed by Jeff Lynne
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A Man Bitch of a movie.It would be a miSTEAK to miss it.
16 February 2001 | by (Bedfordshire,England) – See 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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