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American Gigolo

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Original title
American Gigolo
Running time
117 min.
United States United States
Paul Schrader
Giorgio Moroder
John Bailey
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Paramount Pictures. Producer: Jerry Bruckheimer
Drama. Thriller. Mystery | Prostitution
Synopsis / Plot
Julian Kay (Richard Gere) makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle (Lauren Hutton), a local politician's wife, without expecting any pay. One of his clients is murdered and Detective Sunday (Hector Elizondo) 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.
1980: 2 Nominations Golden Globes: Best Original Score and Original Song
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