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Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)

R | | Comedy | 12 August 2005 (USA)
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Deuce is tricked again into man-whoring by T.J., only in Amsterdam while other man-whores are being murdered in his midst.

Director:

Mike Bigelow

Writers:

Harris Goldberg (characters), Rob Schneider (characters) | 4 more credits »
3 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Schneider ... Deuce Bigalow
Eddie Griffin ... T.J. Hicks
Jeroen Krabbé ... Gaspar Voorsboch
Til Schweiger ... Heinz Hummer
Douglas Sills ... Chadsworth Buckingham, III
Carlos Ponce ... Rodrigo
Charles Keating ... Gian-Carlo
Hanna Verboom ... Eva
Alex Dimitriades ... Enzo Giarraputo
Kostas Sommer ... Assapopoulos Mariolis
Federico Dordei ... Mahmoud
Oded Fehr ... Antoine Laconte
Tony Fish ... Lil' Kim (as Topper)
Elisabetta Canalis ... Lady in Castle
Hilton Myburgh Hilton Myburgh ... Diego Verga
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Storyline

Deuce Bigalow ('Rob Schneider') goes to Amsterdam after a little accident including two irritating kids and a bunch of aggressive dolphins. There he meets up with his old friend TJ Hicks ('Eddie Griffin'). But a mysterious killer starts killing some of Amsterdams finest gigolos and TJ is mistaken for the extremely gay murderer. Deuce must enter the gigolo industry again to find the real murderer and clear TJs name. Written by Morty_man91

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For the women of Europe... The price of love just got a lot cheaper. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong crude and sexual humor, language, nudity and drug content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Rachel Stevens, who appears as Louisa, the Dirty Girl, also performs the song heard over the end credits "I Said Never Again (But Here We Are)". See more »

Goofs

When Rodrigo "Bolas de Madera" is talking to the receptionist, the camera cuts to her in the middle of one of his sentences (right before she asks him how blonde does he want to go). In that shot, Rodrigo's mouth isn't moving at all. See more »

Quotes

Marlene Alsmere: Baby hungry? Want booby?
Deuce Bigalow: Baby never eat again.
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Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.65 (2010) See more »

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She's a Beauty
Written by David Foster, Steve Lukather and Fee Waybill (as John Waybill)
Performed by The Tubes
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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A Nutshell Review: Deuce Bigelow European Gigolo
14 October 2005 | by DICK STEELSee all my reviews

It took 6 long years for our favourite he-bitch to return to the big screen, and this time, he singlehandedly takes on the entire male-whore population of Europe. Well, not quite. You see, the title's a misnomer, he's an American Gigolo, not European. Set in Europe you say? Only Amsterdam, where weed is legal. Doesn't even set foot in Pisa, where the poster suggests the Leaning Tower.

Many critics can't wait to slam this movie, but hey, what do critics know anyway? It's a crass movie, so steer clear if you can't take crass. You can experience the usual unpolitical-correct physical comedy on blind people, animals, the obvious dig on America and its war on terror, Canadians misbehaving themselves, nude weather girls, and yes, lots and lots of sexual humour on the male appendage and various discharge.

But I'm not all praise for this movie either, even though I was in crass-mode. There are some moments where it seemed a little contrived, that Deuce was being dumb for the sake of being dumb (he wasn't that bad in the first). Some jokes were bordering on the lame, and what made the first part interesting - the various weird girls that Deuce encounters, were very quickly glossed over.

Perhaps the filmmakers wanted a refreshing perspective, but yet unsure whether to take a totally different direction altogether. The girls became a peripheral plot to the main one, that of Deuce tracking down a serial man-whore killer in Amsterdam, and in doing so, would help to clear his friend, TJ, as the suspect. With a serial killer on the loose, the gigolos are so afraid of plying their wares, that their excuses make comic situations too.

Not since Pulp Fiction (in my limited experience) was Amsterdam so prominently mentioned / used in an American movie. The dialogue on coffeeshops brought back memories of my time in Amsterdam (no, I did not smoke nor inhale, in case you're wondering), and so do some of the scenery (I've been there!) And while there are some good looking jocks in this movie for the girls to ogle at, the guys will probably have their eyes transfixed on Hanna Verboom, who plays Deuce's main squeeze Eva. The Elite Model Look of the Year 2003 is mesmerizing - some guys have all the luck.

It might not be THE comedy of the year, but it certainly has its moments. This movie certainly is crying out the need for a better pimp!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Dutch

Release Date:

12 August 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Deuce Bigalow 2: Destination Amsterdam See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,626,287, 14 August 2005

Gross USA:

$22,400,154

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$45,109,561
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