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Manhattan Gigolo (1986)

Manhattan gigolò (original title)
Italians Johnny and Rudy are two friends looking for work as actors in New York City. They meet beautiful model and actress Leslie and start a sexual relationship with her as a threesome. ... See full summary »

Director:

Amasi Damiani (as Aaron Humberstone)

Writers:

Aris Iliopulos (idea), Steve Porter | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gianni Dei ... Johnny
Andrea Thompson ... Leslie (as Rebecca Andrea Thompson)
Aris Iliopulos Aris Iliopulos ... Rudy
Kayko Kawamoto Kayko Kawamoto
Ghisu Azari Ghisu Azari
Alexis Allen Alexis Allen
Connie Humphrey Connie Humphrey
Ruth Francisco Ruth Francisco
Steve Porter Steve Porter
Kevin Hastings Kevin Hastings
Clark Robertson Clark Robertson
Joan Campbell Joan Campbell
Kent Klamen Kent Klamen
Jon Wright Jon Wright ... (as Jon Wrigth)
Liz Kouri Liz Kouri
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Italians Johnny and Rudy are two friends looking for work as actors in New York City. They meet beautiful model and actress Leslie and start a sexual relationship with her as a threesome. However, she's actually also secretly working on the side as a sex performer for voyeurs, and she convinces them to join her in this somewhat shady and controversial but highly lucrative business endeavor. However, things don't go as planned.

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Film debut of Andrea Thompson. See more »

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Very poor production values. Two Italian stallions on the town.
20 June 2006 | by triumphirsSee all my reviews

I know all Italian-made films aren't this bad. Jr. High film school students would have done better. Lighting, sound & graphics are terrible & it's supposed to be "Digitally Remastered" for DVD, maybe VHS version is better but I doubt it. Hope Andrea Thompson was paid well, lots of her dialogue was dubbed by someone else apparently. She's really only reason to see it. Lots of scenes are supposed to be in a NYC apt. but you can tell they were shot in Europe. Also European ambulance used & they're supposed to be in NYC. Many scenes are unnecessarily shadowy & just dark. Not much of a plot, acting not very good. Really an embarrassment for the Italian film industry. At least with most Hollywood films the production values are good even if the plot & acting aren't.


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

3 May 1986 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

American Gigolo See more »

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Mono

Color:

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