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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Schneider ... Deuce Bigalow
William Forsythe ... Detective Chuck Fowler
Eddie Griffin ... T.J. Hicks
Arija Bareikis ... Kate
Oded Fehr ... Antoine Laconte
Gail O'Grady ... Claire
Richard Riehle ... Bob Bigalow
Jacqueline Obradors ... Elaine Fowler
Big Boy ... Fluisa
Amy Poehler ... Ruth
Dina Platias Dina Platias ... Bergita
Torsten Voges ... Tina
Deborah Lemen ... Carol
Bree Turner ... Allison
Andrew Shaifer Andrew Shaifer ... Neil
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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gigoló por accidente See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,224,016, 12 December 1999

Gross USA:

$65,538,755

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$92,938,755
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Trivia

The game that Deuce and Ruth are attending was between the Anaheim Angels and Cleveland Indians. See more »

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After Kate finds out Deuce was paid to originally date her, he is plunging a toilet for the second time apparently searching for a flushed fish. He plunges and a piece of excrement flies into the bowl. When he hands the bowl to the child, the plunged substance is missing from the fish bowl. See more »

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[Ruth has Tourettes Syndrome]
Ruth: Fart! Dildo! Big, Big, Big Titties!
[looks at old couple]
Ruth: SHIT! SHIT WHORES!
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Referenced in The Animal (2001) See more »

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Strangers In The Night
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Very Low Brow But I Liked It
19 September 2004 | by Theo RobertsonSee all my reviews

Duece Bigalow cleans fish tanks for a living and by a contrived set of circumstances finds himself looking after the home of male gigolo Antoine Laconte who is very house proud and a bit of a psycho . What's the odds of Laconte coming home to find his house a bit of a mess ?

There you go a very simple predictable premise featuring someone who's got a rude sounding name . I lost count of how many times people mispronounced the name " Laconte " but I will be honest in saying I did like some aspects to this film no matter how predictable and unlikely they were : " Hey Deuce it's Antoine . If I come back to find out there's any mess I will kill you " . I also liked the not so unsubtle references to THE MATRIX and American GIGOLO

Of course I can understand why some people don't like it . It's a very unsophisticated movie that feels like it's trying to be a Farrelly brothers comedy but failing and even I became very fed up with the cop showing Deuce his thingy in every scene they appeared in together along with the running gag about sea snails , but come on it's a low brow comedy and I knew before I sat down to watch it that it wasn't an Oscar contender . Try FREDDY GOT FINGERED or GET OVER IT if you want to see a really bad comedy

Six out of Ten


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