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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)

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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'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:

£471,216 (UK) (26 May 2000)

Gross:

£1,352,971 (UK) (9 June 2000)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The game that Deuce and Ruth are attending was between the Anaheim Angels and Cleveland Indians. 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

Detective Fowler: You know anything about this?
[unzips his pants]
Detective Fowler: Look. See that red spot over there? That wasn't there this morning. I checked. You know what it is?
Deuce Bigalow: Maybe it's a rash. Something you got from jogging. How the hell do I know? Get it away from me.
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Referenced in Robot Chicken: Password: Swordfish (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Get Down Tonight
Written by Harry Wayne Casey and Richard Finch
Performed by KC & The Sunshine Band
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Funniest and most inventive comedy of 1999
21 September 2000 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

… 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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