Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo


Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

Critics Consensus

According to critics, Deuce Bigalow is just too dumb and filled with old, tired gags.



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Yet another Saturday Night Live alumnus makes his bid for big-screen success as Rob Schneider, best remembered as the "Making copies!" guy, tackles his first leading role in this broad comedy. Deuce (Rob Schneider) earns a meager living as a professional fish tank cleaner until he's asked to housesit for a gigolo. Deuce mistakenly answers the gigolo's business phone and finds himself having sex with a woman he's never met and getting paid for it (not a bad deal, since women generally avoid Deuce like the Ebola virus). It's not long before Deuce learns that there's more to selling your body than one might expect: for example, being re-styled by your pimp or having to explain your new source of income when the owner of the house gets home. Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo was the first feature film produced by Adam Sandler's production company, Happy Madison; Sandler himself makes a cameo appearance, while Oded Fehr, William Forsythe, Eddie Griffin, and Marlo Thomas highlight the supporting cast.


Rob Schneider
as Deuce Bigalow
William Forsythe
as Det. Fowler
Chi Chi LaRue
as Jabba Lady
Oded Fehr
as Antoine LeConte
Jacqueline Obradors
as Elaine Fowler
Richard Riehle
as Bob Bigalow
Dina Platias
as Bergita
Torsten Voges
as Tina the Giant
Bree Turner
as Allison
Big Boy
as Jabba Lady
Allen Covert
as Restaurant Manager
Marlo Thomas
as Margaret
Elle Tanner Schneider
as Girl of America
Brenda Vaccaro
as Uncredited telephone voice
Barry Cutler
as Dr. Rosenblatt
Robb Skyler
as District Attorney
Jason Wall
as Bailiff
Louise Rapport
as Old Woman in Line
Pilar Schneider
as Old Lady at Restaurant
Norm Macdonald
as Bartender
Shain Holden
as Waiter At Pool
Gabrielle Tuite
as Beautiful Porsche Woman
Charlie Curtis
as Half Dressed Girl
Thomas Bellin
as Elderly Man In Car
Flora Burke
as Elderly Woman In Car
Ron Soble
as Judge
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Audience Reviews for Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

  • Jan 05, 2013
    Deuce Bigalow is funny for the teenage audiences and won't appeal to anyone else. Rob Schneider is quite good in the lead, but sadly the material is well beneath the talented actors involved here. The storyline is simplistic, which is in line with the Happy Madision banner. This could have been better, but the filmmakers take the easy road and we have poor jokes and a storyline that makes no sense. 30/08/2019
    Brendan N Super Reviewer
  • Dec 31, 2011
    It's dumb but ultimately it's funny alright, every time it shows on TV I would watch it unless there's anything better. Simple storyline with many sexual innuendos, Schneider played his character well making it believable, but the rest of the cast needed more work on. Overall, it's a watchable film with no thinking at all.
    Sylvester K Super Reviewer
  • Nov 29, 2011
    Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo is one of those films that had the potential to being really funny, and memorable. Unfortunately, the film was doomed right from the start by casting an unfunny, talentless "comedian" in the lead. This is a stupid, unimpressive comedy that fails to deliver genuine laughter. This is a poorly conceived comedy that hasn't aged well. The jokes aren't good whatsoever, as a matter of fact the way the jokes are presented in the film, and it's almost desperate. The filmmakers clearly can't make anything work with this comedy, and they just create humorless, tasteless repetitive jokes in order to create "good" gags. Unfortunately, it doesn't work, and this film is simply dull, unimpressive crap. Deuce Bigalow is the type of comedy of which the jokes get old very quickly. This is a film that Hollywood never should have green lit, but they'll make anything to make a quick buck. I hated this film, and felt was a waste of time. Rob Schneider is not funny, and it's with films like this that you wonder how can he still find work? He's a terrible comedian, and plays on one character in every film he does. This is one comedy that has unimpressive, dull comedic gags, and the film is a total crap fest from start to finish. If you're looking for a hilarious film, Deuce Bigalow isn't that film. This is a poorly conceived and completely forgettable comedy. Since its release, there has been far better comedies out there, and Deuce Bigalow is simply put an awful film from start to finish with no redeeming aspects that can salvage how bad it really is.
    Alex r Super Reviewer
  • Aug 09, 2011
    LOL. Not with the movie, at the movie.
    Eric A Super Reviewer

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