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American Gigolo (1980)

R 02/08/1980 (US) CrimeDramaRomanceThrillerMystery 1h 57m

He's the highest paid lover in Beverly Hills. He leaves women feeling more alive than they've ever felt before. Except one.


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.

  1. Paul Schrader

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Gere

    Richard Gere

    Julian Kaye

  2. Lauren Hutton

    Lauren Hutton

    Michelle Stratton

  3. Héctor Elizondo

    Héctor Elizondo

    Detective Sunday

  4. K Callan

    K Callan

    Lisa Williams

  5. Carole Cook

    Carole Cook

    Mrs. Dobrun

  6. Nina van Pallandt

    Nina van Pallandt


  7. Bill Duke

    Bill Duke

    Leon James

  8. Brian Davies

    Charles Stratton

  9. Tom Stewart

    Mr. Rheiman

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American Gigolo
American Gigolo

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $4,800,000.00

Revenue $22,743,674.00


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