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Gigli (2003)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Romance  |  1 August 2003 (USA)
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The violent story about how a criminal lesbian, a tough-guy hit-man with a heart of gold, and a mentally challenged man came to be best friends through a hostage.

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High School Kid #6 (as Dwight P. Ketchum)
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Storyline

Gigli, a lowly and inept hitman, is assigned a job by the mob to kidnap an intellectually disabled brother of a California district attorney. Gigli abducts the brother from his mental hospital and holds him hostage in his apartment. Ricki, a "lesbian assassin", is sent to oversee Gigli's job and make sure he doesn't screw it up. Comedic high jinks ensue as the two go on the lam and start to fall in love. Written by Ilya G.

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The movie everyone is talking about. The couple everyone wants to be (Australian DVD cover) See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, pervasive language and brief strong violence | See all certifications »

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1 August 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$54,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,753,518 (USA) (1 August 2003)

Gross:

$50,385 (Brazil) (21 November 2003)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Altogether the film stays nearly 52 minutes in Larry Gigli's apartment, nearly half of the total running time without credits. The interior of Gigli's apartment was built on a soundstage. See more »

Goofs

Ricki takes her herbal tea bag from her cup, wraps the string around it, and drops it onto her saucer - moments later, it's back in the cup. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Larry Gigli: You see, after all is said and done, the only thing you can be really sure of, the only thing you can really count on in this world, is that you just never fucking know.
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Crazy Credits

Towards the end of the credits Brian (Justin Bartha) can be heard singing his rendition of "Baby Got Back". See more »

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Baby Got Back
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8 April 2004 | by (Wisconsin, USA) – See all my reviews

Can anyone locate a plot for this movie? I won't bother spoiling anything for you because wel...there isn't anything to spoil. Absolutely nothing happens in this movie! Thank god I only watched it with my friends as a joke to add to a school project.

Let's just say there are a lot of lines that bring this movie down a lot. I'm sure all the late night hosts have already summed these up in one way or another. I was lost after the first ten minutes, and it's hard to get through the first five! My advice to you is...if you want to see a movie that is at least remotely watchable...AVOID this one. For the love of God!!


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