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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)

An average aquarium cleaner house-sits for a gigolo, only to be forced to become one himself.

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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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Rated R for sexual content, language and crude humor | See all certifications »

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10 December 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gigoló por accidente  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,224,016, 12 December 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$65,538,755

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$92,938,755
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The girl in the pet shop was also in Sorority Boys and unknowingly shows her breasts through a wet shirt in that film as well. See more »

Goofs

When Tina and Deuce are walking down the sidewalk, you hear a woman's voice but the camera shows the bottom of her jaw not moving, showing she isn't talking. See more »

Quotes

Detective Fowler: Do the letters T and J mean anything to you?
Deuce Bigalow: I don't know. Turkey Jizz?
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Brittany Murphy/Nelly (2002) See more »

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Strangers In The Night
Written by Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton and Eddie Snyder
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Funniest and most inventive comedy of 1999
21 September 2000 | by 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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