American Gigolo

1980

Action / Crime / Drama / Mystery / Romance / Thriller

14
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 67%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 51%
IMDb Rating 6.2 10 17826

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Richard Gere as Julian
Hector Elizondo as Sunday
Lauren Hutton as Michelle
Bill Duke as Leon
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by jovana-13676 7 / 10

Fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fashion

The film looks like a fashion editorial shot by Francesco Scavullo or Guy Bourdin. That's great. But since this is a movie, one expects the leading man to be more than a two dimensional mannequin, which only happens for a second in the balcony scene - you will know when you see it. The character is flat 99% of his screen time which makes his romance with a mature and passionate woman completely unbelievable. You wonder what she sees in him and if he's capable of seeing anything in her. However, the film captures the pre-AIDS era, its aesthetics and lifestyle that we sorely miss.

Reviewed by gridoon2018 6 / 10

Sleek, shiny, stylish - and shallow

"American Gigolo" has a sleek, smooth, shiny surface - it's one of those movies which stylistically heralded the arrival of a new cinematic decade, the 1980s. But the murder plot is rather weak, and the insights are mostly shallow ("money doesn't equal happiness, but true love does"). Giorgio Moroder's trend-setting score (including the classic "Call Me") is a definite asset, and Richard Gere is ideally cast in the title role - not so much physically (I'll let the ladies decide that), but for his swagger. **1/2 out of 4.

Reviewed by Lebowskidoo 9 / 10

The Movie That Made Richard Gere a Star!

Watched American Gigolo last night for the first time, and knowing it came first I could spot all sorts of ways it could have influenced things like Thief and Manhunter, and countless others. A big hit movie like this, there's no doubt its influence trickled down. I just love this era, from 79-83, Schrader/Moroder or Mann/Tangerine Dream movies seem to perfectly encapsulate that period for me. It's odd when you watch a movie so long after it was made, you are never sure if you love it for what it is or if nostalgia feeds into it. The Giorgio Moroder and Blondie music is perfectly at home in this movie.

Gere is great here in the movie that solidified his fame. This could be one of his best parts, the wounded lost boy, which he also plays in An Officer and a Gentleman. He's an underrated actor but the man rarely has made any career missteps (we won't mention First Knight).

A little sleazy but not too much. Worth a look for a perfect time capsule of 1980 if nothing else.

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