"Department of redundancy department" title notwithstanding, ex-SNL
-er Rob Schneider's first starring vehicle is nowhere the non-stop grossathon you might suspect; in fact, it's actually a sweet, often very funny story about a schlemiehl redeemed by love.
Deuce Bigalow (Schneider, of course) is an underpaid fish tank cleaner whose love life is mostly confined to abuse from the counter girl at a local pet shop. All that changes when he runs into the ridiculously good looking Antoine Laconte (Oded Fehr), a world class gigolo who tools around to the
accompaniment of (what else?) Blondie's "Call Me." Deuce scores the job of house sitting while Antoine's doing a...