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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

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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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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Fluisa: Cakes And Pies! Cakes And Pies!
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References Rushmore (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Come On, Come On
Written by Greg Camp and Steve Harwell
Performed by Smash Mouth
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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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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