Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

August 12th, 2005


Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

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Still of Rob Schneider in Deuce Bigalow: European GigoloStill of Rob Schneider, Carlos Ponce, Alex Dimitriades and Douglas Sills in Deuce Bigalow: European GigoloBrandon Molale at event of Deuce Bigalow: European GigoloRob Schneider, Alex Zane and Mike Bigelow in Deuce Bigalow: European GigoloStill of Eddie Griffin in Deuce Bigalow: European GigoloStill of Rob Schneider in Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

Deuce is tricked again into man-whoring by T.J., only in Amsterdam while other man-whores are being murdered in his midst.

Release Year: 2005

Rating: 4.3/10 (24,514 voted)

Critic's Score: 23/100

Director: Mike Bigelow

Stars: Rob Schneider, Eddie Griffin, Jeroen Krabbé

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.

Writers: Harris Goldberg, Rob Schneider

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
Topper - Lil' Kim
Elisabetta Canalis - Lady in Castle
Hilton Myburgh - Diego Verga

Taglines: Same ho. New low.


Official Website: Sony Pictures [United States] |

Release Date: 12 August 2005

Filming Locations: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Box Office Details

Budget: $22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $9,626,287 (USA) (14 August 2005) (3127 Screens)

Gross: $22,264,487 (USA) (2 October 2005)

Technical Specs


Did You Know?

The song that is being whistled through-out the movie is entitled "Something Stupid"

Continuity: When Deuce and T.J. stop to talk after leaving Chicken & Waffles, the same red-headed lady in blue can be seen behind each one of them even though they stand facing each other.

T.J. Hicks: [T.J. is in Jail, and is testing all the Prisoners for their orientation] Hey, let me give you the low-down on T.J. Now, some time ago, I used to be a sideshow host at a Circus, I played the role for eating broken glass. So we di about two shows a week, now that's a lot of broken glass, and it's all collected right in the line of my anus... my *ass* is like one damn cheese grater!
[the Prisoners all stand, and glare at him]

User Review

Made in Holland and Made for Holland

Rating: 7/10

Some of the comments here about this movie say that this movie is depicting the Netherlands wrongly. Drugs, prostitution and naked weather(wo)men. How crude!

I think this movie is a cute spoof on the Netherlands. Of course we don't have naked weatherwomen (unfortunately), but indeed we have coffee-shops which are very much unlike Starbucks, and although the legal status of prostitution is vague, it's not prohibited in certain areas in the country and indeed the prostitutes do pay taxes and have a health care plan. So in a sense it's true, albeit a bit over the top - for amusement value.

The movie shows some nice areas of the country, like the windmills, old cobblestone streets and canals. And it has a huge slew of famous and not-so-famous Dutch celebrities, which actually makes this movie fun to watch for a Dutchman! In fact, I think Dutch moviegoers would rate this movie higher than an American would do, as the latter might not get the tongue in cheek humor depicted within. Americans may even be offended at how the war in Iraq is mentioned by a Frenchman, and the aggression against people waving an American flag, sending out a political stab by Mr. Schneider.

There is much eye for detail, like the shirts Deuce is wearing, or the fact that he calls Eva 'ay-va' as the Dutch would do, the fun with the street name ('Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal', notorious in Holland for its red-light district) and the names and phone-numbers in the little black book (DVD freeze frame).

So, being Dutch myself, I found this flick pretty amusing!

PS. the cover of the Dutch version DVD is much more appropriate, showing an Amsterdam pavement divider post ('Amsterdammertje') instead of the Italian (!?) Leaning Tower of Pisa.


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