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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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Some Guys Don't Have All The Luck. 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

In the scene where Deuce is walking with the tall women and the phrase "freak" is shouted, the speaker of that line is actually Adam Sandler. Other than being a producer, it's his only "credit" in the film. See more »

Goofs

After Kate finds out Deuce was paid to originally date her, he is plunging a toilet for the second time apparently searching for a flushed fish. He plunges and a piece of excrement flies into the bowl. When he hands the bowl to the child, the plunged substance is missing from the fish bowl. See more »

Quotes

Detective Fowler: You better show some respect, or I'm gonna rip that little pleasure-giving tongue right out of your head! One more thing
[drops his pants]
Detective Fowler: I was at the precinct and I really had to use the John. And it's pretty filthy in there and I was in kind of a hurry, and I didn't have time to use one of those, you know, paper ass gaskets. I was doing my business, and something sort of splashed up on me, all over. What do you do in situations like that? You think I'll be alright?
Deuce Bigalow: I think you're pretty safe.
Detective Fowler:
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Spoofed in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #19.157 (2012) See more »

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Lift Me Up
Written and Performed by Jeff Lynne
Courtesy of Polygon Artists Management Corporation
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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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