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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)

 -  Comedy  -  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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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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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  »

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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Trivia

Rob Schneider's mother Pilar Schneider appears in the film as the woman he mistakes for his date in the Japanese restaurant. 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

Deuce Bigalow: I couldn't help overhearing your Spanish.
Claire: It's French.
Deuce Bigalow: Oui, French... Nice people.
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Referenced in The Animal (2001) See more »

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Magnet And Steel
Written and Performed by Walter Egan
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing and Courtesy of Vault Vision
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a comedic success
17 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

Rob Schneider is not known for his acting but he proved that he can perform with the rest of them in "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo." This might be his best film to date because he is what makes this film come alive along with the rest of his castmates.

I liked this movie so much that it hurt me every time I laughed. This was a film that should be used as a model for true laughter and comedy because the jokes were clean and funny at the same time. Schneider co-wrote this film that introduced a plot that was so funny, which had a sweet underlying plot that I found to be very enjoyable to watch.

My favorite scene in this whole movie involved the blind date with the woman who could not control her mouth. You will have to watch the movie to understand what I'm talking about.

The whole cast was incredible as they all turned in superb performances. It also seemed they were having fun with one another on the set and it showed in their performances, which is one thing I look for in a good film.

"Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo" cracked me up and should be watched by everyone.


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