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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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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 »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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:

$12,224,016 (USA) (10 December 1999)

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

Deuce reacts in amazement upon seeing a lionfish in Antoine's aquarium, and remarks that it's an $800 fish. In truth, lionfishes are quite common and their cost usually runs between $80 and $140. See more »

Quotes

T.J. Hicks: Deuce, you the best he-bitch in my man stable. If I had two more manginas like you, I'd be a millionaire.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/Fiona Apple (2000) See more »

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Can't Get Enough Of You Baby
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Performed by Smash Mouth
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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Very Very Enjoyable Comedy
15 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rob Schneider(Deuce Bigalow),"The Hot Chick",'02, had me laughing through out the entire film. Bigalow starts out as a very simple guy who cleans fish tanks and other details, like plunging a toilet bowl. He meets up with a guy who lets him use his home while he goes on a trip and things start to happen. As the picture progresses, Bigalow finds himself having to service all kinds of women with very crazy personalities and wild desires. One gal has such bad language he takes her to a baseball game where she can use all kinds of filthy words and be applauded by the crowd. However, Deuce Bigalow does meet up with a gal Arija Bareikis and falls madly in love with her, however, he pulls her leg too much and gets her very hot and bothered. Deuce eventually goes to trial and you will have the view the film to find out how it ends. Great Comedy and a fantastic performance by Rob Schneider.


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