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Striptease (1996)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  28 June 1996 (USA)
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A stripper and single mother gets dragged into a dangerous situation after a congressman takes a fancy to her.

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Lorelei
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Storyline

Erin Grant loses care and custody of her daughter when she's divorced from her husband Darrell, a small-time thief. Struggling for money, she is a dancer at a nightclub, where one night Congressman Dilbeck (in disguise) attacks another member of the audience. A spectator, who recognizes Dilbeck and is fond of Erin, offers to get back her daughter by blackmailing Dilbeck. Things do not work out as planned, though. Written by Thomas Meyer <i03a@zfn.uni-bremen.de>

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Rated R for nudity, erotic dancing and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,300,000 (USA) (28 June 1996)

Gross:

JPY 102,419,500 (Japan) (15 November 1996)
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Trivia

Demi Moore was paid $12 million for this film, a record fee for a actress at that time. The film was more popular in overseas theaters than in American theaters. See more »

Goofs

When Erin's daughter is playing games backstage, the close-ups of the games are not the same games she is playing. See more »

Quotes

Malcolm Moldowsky: I am the Congressman's right hand.
Erin Grant: You must be a very busy man.
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Soundtracks

I Live For You
Written by Chynna Phillips and Desmond Child
Performed by Chynna Phillips
Courtesy of EMI Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Special Markets
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There must be a more painless way to see Demi Moore disrobe...
25 June 2006 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Shabby comedy-drama from Carl Hiaasen's novel has ex-FBI clerk Demi Moore turning to stripping in order to pay off her legal debts; seems she's in a fight to retrieve her child from her disreputable ex, yet the film doesn't see stripping as disreputable and therefore Moore is the good guy in the plot. Director Andrew Bergman may have helmed this project blindfolded, how else to explain the sketchily-drawn characters, the ridiculous strip-club sequences or a dire sub-plot involving Congressman Burt Reynolds? Solid supporting turns by Armand Assante as a cop and Ving Rhames as a bouncer give the film its only validity. As for Moore, she isn't a bad actress, nor is she a stupid one, but the $12 million she acquired for her non-performance here seems a joke on the audience--and on Hollywood. * from ****


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