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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Phillips
Stan Novak
Patti Davis ...
Sandy Green (as Patricia Davis)
Rachel Loring
Steven Keats ...
Mark Brashler
Mary Louise
Beth Doyle
Richard Charles Barsh ...
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Tom Quinn ...
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Vivian Matalon ...
The Public Theater Director
Bob Merlis
Robert Weil ...
Larry Shanks
Craig Anderson ...
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A young man from Iowa comes to New York hoping to make it as an actor. However, he doesn't get a break and is almost out of money. So another actor who moonlights as a stripper encourages him to try it out. Eventually, he becomes the headliner of the club but his acting aspirations are in danger cause of it. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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9 November 1981 (USA)  »

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Club Max  »

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Most of the club scenes were filmed in Backstreet, Atlanta. The club was open every night of the week so the scenes were filmed during the day. Many of the clubgoers in the film were regular patrons. See more »

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Great movie for nights when you don't want to think too much
2 December 2001 | by (Lawrenceville, GA) – See all my reviews

Gregory Harrison is great as the naive, hopeful college drama star trying to make it big on Broadway, and Marc Singer is equally great as the disillusioned never-was turned male stripper. Harrison's John Phillips was the star of all the college productions, and he can't understand why Broadway producers aren't breathlessly awaiting his appearance in their theatres. Stan (Marc Singer) has been there already, and lives in a fog of drugs and adulation from the strip club patronesses to forget that the producers didn't want him. Watching John start down the same path, then realize the error of that path is an excellent way to spend an evening. Not terribly intellectual, but very good. Get the European version if possible. It has the parts the American censors cut out.

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