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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)

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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The house Deuce Bigelow leaving (Giant woman) exterior is the same as the one used on the TV show Charmed. See more »

Goofs

At the baseball game, the crowd stands and yells something different than what Deuce and Ruth are mouthing. See more »

Quotes

Detective Fowler: Listen up, man-whore. I oughta bust you right now!
Deuce Bigalow: We just had sushi!
Detective Fowler: "Sushi?" Is that what they call it nowadays? I'm hip to your man-whore slang. All right, fine. Why don't I just go have a chat with your spicy tuna roll?
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Referenced in Keith Lemon: The Film (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Spill The Wine
Written by Harold R. Brown, Morris D. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Lee Oskar,
Charles Miller, Howard E. Scott and Thomas Allen (as Sylvester Allen)
Performed by Eric Burdon & War
Eric Burdon & War appears courtesy of Avenue Records/Far Out Productions, Inc.
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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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