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
Even though Norm MacDonald was not in the official credits, he was given credit in a roundabout way at the end of the movie. A cut was shown of him as a bartender saying that Norm MacDonald only worked one day on the movie. See more »
When T.J. and Deuce are going through and looking at each one of the fish in the miscellaneous containers, they come across one fish lying on the bottom, which has a toy scuba diver sitting near it. The scuba diver changes positions in relation to the fish several times between shots. See more »
which is as much a commentary on the state of American cinema as it is on the quality of this surprising film. Thoroughly enjoyable as long as you're not looking for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Deuce Bigalow provides a deft blend of juvenille humor and inventive verbal humor and situational gags. I have to say that it has one of the funniest "reconcilation" scenes in a romantic comedy that I have seen in a long time. But the great thing about this movie is that Rob Schneider has created a couple of really memorable and unique characters. On top of that, there are many wonderful and touching moments hidden beneath the more obvious jokes and the many throwaway gags.
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