The 63-year-old, who has given hits like "Pretty Woman", "Hachi: A Dog's Tale" and "Arbitrage", only lets his wife Carey Lowell dominate him when they are at home.
"I'm kind of a tough guy at work and I guess because I'm a big shot on set, everyone has to listen to me," Total Film magazine quoted Gere as saying.
"But I live with a very strong woman! Believe me, she doesn't say 'yes' very often. I'm the one that says 'yes'. I say, 'Yes, dear.' I don't even argue," he added.