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Winner of nine Academy Awards – including Best Picture, Director and Adapted Screenplay – this MGM romantic comedy musical follows the friendship between a rich playboy (Maurice Chevalier) stuck in the conventions of Parisian society and Gigi (Leslie Caron), an outgoing tomboy who has been educated to be a wealthy man’s mistress. As they mature, they are pressured to stick to their social conventions, but the potential of love may lead them down a different path…

1958Rating: G115 minsUSA
Vincente Minnelli ('An American in Paris', 'Meet Me in St. Louis', 'The Bad and the Beautiful')
Alan Jay Lerner
Leslie CaronMaurice ChevalierLouis JourdanHermione GingoldEva GaborJacques Bergerac

Gigi | Awards

Award Winner
9 wins including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay, 1959 Academy Awards; Best Picture (Musical), Supporting Actress (Gingold) and Director, 1959 Golden Globes

Gigi | Reviews

87%70 reviews

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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The performances are well nigh faultless.

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Time Out

Time Out

It's like a meal consisting of cheesecake, and one quickly longs for something solid and vulgar to weigh things down.

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