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American Gigolo

8th February 1980
1h 57m
Paul Schrader

American Gigolo is a 1980 Crime Drama film released on 8th February; Paul Schrader directed the film which stars Richard Gere, Hector Elizondo, and Frank Pesce. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $47,700,000 on its budget.

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Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle, a local politician's wife, without expecting any pay. One of his clients is murdered and Detective Sunday begins pumping him for details on his different clients, something he is reluctant to do considering the nature of his work. Julian begins to suspect he's being framed. Meanwhile Michelle begins to fall in love with him.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 5:35pm.

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Production Companies

Freddie Fields Productions

American Gigolo Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

2% 20-29
10% 30-39
12% 40-49
4% 50-59
10% 60-69
6% 70-79
58% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

38% Female
62% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

American Gigolo FAQ

When was American Gigolo released?

American Gigolo was released on Friday February 8th, 1980.

How much did American Gigolo cost to make?

The budget was $5,000,000.

How much money did American Gigolo make?

The worldwide revenue was $52,700,000.

Is American Gigolo on Netflix?

No, American Gigolo is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is American Gigolo on Amazon Prime?

No, American Gigolo is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is American Gigolo on Disney Plus?

No, American Gigolo is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States