American Gigolo

Lists: Film Quest 2019

Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 1980: # 0)

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Lisa Marie Bowman75 - An exercise in pure, sleek, cocaine-fueled style
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People Involved

  • Richard Gere (Julian Kaye)
  • Lauren Hutton (Michelle Stratton)
  • Judith Ransdell (Cloak Room Girl)
  • H├ęctor Elizondo (Detective Sunday)
  • K Callan (Lisa Williams)
  • Carole Cook (Mrs. Dobrun)
  • Nina van Pallandt (Anne)
  • Bill Duke (Leon James)
  • Brian Davies (Charles Stratton)
  • Tom Stewart (Mr. Rheiman)
  • Patricia Carr (Judy Rheiman)
  • David Cryer (Lt. Curtis)
  • Carol Bruce (Mrs. Sloan)
  • Frances Bergen (Mrs. Laudner)
  • Macdonald Carey (Hollywood Actor)
  • William Dozier (Michelles Lawyer)
  • Peter Turgeon (Julians Lawyer)
  • Robert Wightman (Floyd Wicker)
  • Richard Derr (Mr. Williams)
  • Jessica Potter (Jill)
  • Gordon Haight (Blond Boy)
  • Carlo Alonso (Salesman)
  • Michael Goyak (Jason)
  • John Hammerton (Perinos Maitre d)
  • Michele Drake (1st Girl At Beach)
  • Linda Horn (2nd Girl At Beach)
  • Faye Michael Nuell (Woman At Juschis)
  • Eugene Jackson (Bootblack)
  • Roma Alvarez (Maid)
  • Dawn Adams (Coed)
  • Bob Jardine (College Professor)
  • Nanette Tarpey (Waitress)
  • Maggie Jean Smith (Girl At Daisy)
  • Pamela Fong (Girl At Daisy)
  • Randy Stokey (Boy At Sorel)
  • Harris Weingart (Maitre d Cocktail Lounge)
  • James Currie (Bartender Cocktail Lounge)
  • Norman Stevans (Waiter Cocktail Lounge)
  • Betty Canter (Woman At Political Dinner)
  • Laura Gile (Woman At Political Dinner)
  • Brent Dunsford (Man At Political Dinner)
  • Barry Satterfield (Street Hustler)
  • Sam L. Nickens (Waiter Country Club)
  • William Valdez (Prison Guard)
  • Mary Helen Barro (Reporter)
  • John H. Lowe (Reporter)
  • Kopi Sotiropulos (Reporter)
  • Gordon W. Grant (Reporter)
  • Ron Cummins (Reporter)
  • Harry Davis (Parke Bernet Representative)
  • Frank Pesce (Suspect #4)
  • Leoda Richards (Restaurant patron at Perinos)
  • Paul Schrader (Director)