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Magic Mike (2012)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 29 June 2012 (USA)
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A male stripper teaches a younger performer how to party, pick up women, and make easy money.

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Mike Lane is a thirty-year old living in Tampa,Florida. By day he works as a roofer while at night, as Magic Mike, he is the star attraction of the Kings of Tampa, a group of male strippers. Secretly he wants out in order to further a projected furniture-making business but his credit rating precludes a bank loan for this despite his considerable savings. One night Adam, a teen-aged work-mate of Mike, follows him to the club and, when one of the acts is unable to go on,he is prevailed upon to strip - becoming a huge hit. However success goes to his head and his foolish actions not only threaten to jeopardize his sister Brooke's relationship with Mike but Mike's ambitions as well. Written by don @ minifie-1 correct British English to American Engilish

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Work all day. Work it all night.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for pervasive sexual content, brief graphic nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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29 June 2012 (USA)  »

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Супер Майк  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$39,127,170 (USA) (29 June 2012)

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$113,709,992 (USA) (21 September 2012)
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Steven Soderbergh gave the note to Matthew Mcconaughey that Dallas believed in astrology, as Soderbergh's mother did herself. See more »

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During "It's Raining Men" Ken slides his suspenders off twice in successive shots. See more »

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Dallas: Will you welcome to the stage, the one, the only... Magic Mike!
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The Warner Bros. logo used at the opening of the film is a modified version of the Saul Bass designed logo from the 1970s. See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Staying Alive (2015) See more »

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Gimme What You Got
Written by Craig Higgins, Liam May and Luke May
Performed by Dan Black
Courtesy of Dustbowl Recordings
By arrangement with Zync Music Group, LLC
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Aside from the stripping there's nothing new here but I was never bored
30 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This takes place in Florida. A 30 year old male stripper Magic Mike (Channing Tatum) meets young Adam (Alex Pettyfer) who has no direction in life. Mike takes him under his wing and gets him to be a stripper. He also romances Adams' sister Brooke (Cody Horn). But Adam gets hooked on drugs and things get dangerous.

First let's get the nude issue out of the way. There is only one full frontal in the movie--it's off to the side, is partially blocked and is probably faked. It's also very funny. There's mostly butt shots only but all are from Tatum, Pettyfer and Adam Rodriguez. This movie is NOT about the nudity. The movie moves slow (although I was never bored) and main events happen off screen OR are never explained! Still the movie works. For one thing all the acting is good. I was surprised at how good Tatum was. I never thought he could act till this. He captures his character perfectly. Pettyfer was equally good as Adam. Even Matthew McConaughey was good as the group's owner named Dallas. The strip acts themselves are incredible. All the guys are in good shape and Tatum shows some moves that are jaw-dropping! However they're not shot in an exploitive fashion. They're done in a matter of fact way that actually makes them seem quite funny. This movie (script wise) shows us nothing new but it was well-made and entertaining. This is not just for women and gay men--I think everyone would enjoy it. I give it a 7.


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