American Gigolo

American Gigolo Trailers

Original title American Gigolo
Category Drama, Crime, Mystery
UK Release Date
Production year 1980
Production Country
Directors Paul Schrader
Cast Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, K Callan, Héctor Elizondo, Nina van Pallandt, Judith Ransdell, Carole Cook, Bill Duke, Brian Davies, Tom Stewart, Patricia Carr, David Cryer, Carol Bruce, Frances Bergen, Macdonald Carey


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.