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Magic Mike -- The hot headliner at an all-male revue, Mike (Channing Tatum) takes a protégé to teach him the fine arts of dancing and picking up women.
Magic Mike -- Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
Magic Mike -- A clip from Magic Mike
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Matthew McConaughey ... Dallas

Channing Tatum ... Magic Mike

Olivia Munn ... Joanna

Alex Pettyfer ... Adam

James Martin Kelly ... Sal

Cody Horn ... Brooke

Reid Carolin ... Paul

Avery Camp ... Girl in Line
George A. Sack ... George (as George Sack)

Micaela Johnson ... Portia

Denise Vasi ... Ruby

Camryn Grimes ... Birthday Girl

Kate Easton ... Liz
Asher Wallis ... Obnoxious Bar Guy

Joe Manganiello ... Big Dick Richie

Matt Bomer ... Ken

Adam Rodriguez ... Tito

Kevin Nash ... Tarzan

Gabriel Iglesias ... Tobias
Alison Faulk ... Havana Nights Girl
Catherine Lynn Stone ... Blonde Bachelorette
Jennifer Skinner ... Silhouette Girl (as Jennifer A. Skinner)

Vanessa Ryan ... Cowboy Lap Dance Girl

Teresa Espinosa ... Pony Girl

Betsy Brandt ... Banker

Monica Garcia ... Dr. Love Girl

Annette Houlihan Verdolino ... Tarzan's Girl

Candace Marie ... Boxing Girl (as Candace Marie Celmer)
Lyss Remaly ... Girl Richie Lifts
Jannel-Marie Diaz ... Tito's Girl (as Jannel Diaz)

Mircea Monroe ... Ken's Wife

Riley Keough ... Nora
Maynard the Pig ... Herman the Pig

Caitlin Gerard ... Kim

Yari De Leon ... Sorority Girl

Cameron Banfield ... Kim's Boyfriend

Michael Roark ... Ryan
Keith Kurtz ... Thug #1

Marland Burke ... Thug #2

Ashley Hayes ... Raver Girl
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
T.J. Alston ... Club Goer (uncredited)

Ken Anthony II ... Street Pedestrian (uncredited)

Cassandra M. Bellantoni ... Sexy Cougar (uncredited)

Elizabeth Brissenden ... Go-Go Dancer (uncredited)

Emma Chandler ... Sorority Girl (uncredited)

Michelle Clunie ... Dallas' Girl (uncredited)
Erica Day ... Carla / Bartender (uncredited)

Tenley Dene ... Club Goer (uncredited)

Fielding Edlow ... Club Girl (uncredited)
Ingrid Fermandois ... Hurricane House Guest (uncredited)

Frenchi Firecracker ... Club Goer (uncredited)
Corin Grant ... Frat Boy (uncredited)

Rod Grant ... Strip Club Patron (uncredited)
Joe High ... Club Goer (uncredited)

Eric Ian ... Eric (uncredited)

Stacy Jordan ... Waitress (uncredited)

Kelly Keyser ... Club Goer (uncredited)
Devon Marie King ... Strip Tease Girl (uncredited)

Charlotte Wilson Langley ... Club Goer / Pedestrian (uncredited)
Joshua Lassman ... Bar Guy (uncredited)

Carrie Lauren ... Beach Girl (uncredited)

Melissa LeEllen ... Sarah (uncredited)

Morgan Lester ... Sorority Girl (uncredited)
Melinda D. Marin ... Club Goer (uncredited)

Krystle McMullan ... Female Club Goer (uncredited)

Adrienne McQueen ... Dallas' Flirt (uncredited)

Deana Molle' ... Strip Club Patron #1 (uncredited)
Lindsey Marie Nelson ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

Jeremy Palko ... Beach Guy (uncredited)
B.J. Parker ... Club Goer (uncredited)

Nicholas X. Parsons ... Club Goer (uncredited)
Gus Perez ... Ybor Local (uncredited)

Barrett Perlman ... Club Goer (uncredited)
Maxi Schlereth ... Club Goer (uncredited)

Nicole Alexandra Shipley ... Party Girl (uncredited)

Veronica Viruet Simpson ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

John L. Smith Jr. ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

Hannah Stark ... Dancing Girl (uncredited)

Chad Stevens ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

Michelle Stevenson ... Party Girl (uncredited)
Makenzi Swicegood ... Go-Go Dancer (uncredited)
Jennifer Thompson ... Penelope (uncredited)

Rachael Thompson ... Beach Party Girl (uncredited)

Victoria Vodar ... Party Girl (uncredited)
Kenny Waymack Jr. ... Beach Guy (uncredited)

Directed by
Steven Soderbergh 
Writing credits
Reid Carolin (written by)

Produced by
Reid Carolin .... producer
Gregory Jacobs .... producer
Channing Tatum .... producer
Nick Wechsler .... producer
Cinematography by
Steven Soderbergh (director of photography) (as Peter Andrews)
Film Editing by
Steven Soderbergh  (as Mary Ann Bernard)
Casting by
Carmen Cuba 
Production Design by
Howard Cummings 
Art Direction by
Chris Dileo  (as Chris DiLeo)
Set Decoration by
Barbara Munch  (as Barbara Munch Cameron)
Costume Design by
Christopher Peterson 
Makeup Department
Fionagh Cush .... key makeup artist
Julie Hewett .... makeup department head
Marie Larkin .... hair department head
Teresa Morgan .... additional hair stylist: Florida
Yvette Stone .... key hair stylist
Phyllis Temple .... additional makeup artist
Diana Thomas-Madison .... additional makeup artist: Florida
Vito Trotta .... additional hair stylist
Production Management
Julie M. Anderson .... unit production manager
Jim Bigham .... unit production manager
David Kirchner .... post-production supervisor
Afnahn Khan .... post production executive (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eric Glasser .... second second assistant director
Gregory Jacobs .... first assistant director
Karen Manuel .... second assistant director: Florida
Jody Spilkoman .... second assistant director
Art Department
Michael J. Bertolina .... property assistant (as Michael Bertolina)
Mike Bogert .... set dresser
Joshua Borgese .... greens (as Josh Borgese)
Brad Einhorn .... property master
Ron Erdberg .... set dresser: Florida
Stephen I. Erdberg .... art director: Florida
Paul Ford .... leadman
Leighanne Haddock .... set decoration buyer
Michael Ivey .... scenic supervisor (as Mike Ivey)
Carolyn Lassek .... assistant property master
Johnny Lieberman .... set dresser
Kelly Morrison .... art department coordinator
Jil Myers .... property assistant: Florida
Oshy Parasol .... art department staff assistant
Chris Patterson .... set dresser
Adam Rettino .... set dresser
David Reynolds .... property assistant: Florida
Shanna Worsham .... art department intern
Penelope Franco Gilmore .... set dresser: day player (uncredited)
Christopher Isenegger .... graphic designer (uncredited)
Mark Sakamoto .... leadman: additional photography (uncredited)
Sound Department
Larry Blake .... sound re-recording mixer
Larry Blake .... supervising sound editor
Matt Coby .... dialogue editor
Rob Cunningham .... utility sound
Scott Curtis .... foley mixer
Dawn Fintor .... foley artist
Jacob Kemp .... utility sound: Florida
Mychal Smith .... boom operator (as Mychal D. Smith)
Alicia Stevenson .... foley artist
Billy Theriot .... foley editor
Dennis Towns .... production sound mixer
Tyler Heath .... sound (uncredited)
Zach Wrobel .... boom operator (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Randy Cabral .... special effects foreman
Ron Bolanowski .... special effects coordinator (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Raechel Kasprzak .... visual effects coordinator: Method Studios Los Angeles (as Raechel Rowland)
Gregory D. Liegey .... digital effects supervisor: Method Studios Los Angeles
Marc Nanjo .... compositor: Method Studios Los Angeles
Thomas J. Smith .... visual effects supervisor: Method Studios Los Angeles
Michele C. Vallillo .... visual effects producer: Method Studios Los Angeles
Mike Avery .... stunts
Ricou Browning Jr. .... stunt coordinator: marine unit (as Ricou Browning)
Holland Diaz .... stunts
Alex Edlin .... stunts
R.A. Rondell .... stunt coordinator
Nico Woulard .... stunts
Kyle McDuffie .... stunt double: Alex Pettyfer (uncredited)
Chris Palermo .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
James W. Apted .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Jim Apted)
Claudette Barius .... still photographer
Kurt Beckler .... grip: Florida (as L. Kurt Beckler)
Thomas Crawford .... rigging key grip (as Tom Crawford)
Max Deleo .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Robert Downing .... set lighting technician: Florida
Adam C. Eichhorst .... camera dolly grip (as Adam Eichhorst)
Jamal J. Farley .... set lighting technician (as Jamal Farley)
Greg Fausak .... best boy grip (as Gregory Fausak)
Greg Frank .... second assistant camera: "b" camera, Florida
Ryan French .... set lighting technician
Richard Hancox .... grip: Florida
David Henri .... video and graphics supervisor
Doug Keegan .... rigging assistant chief lighting technician
Michael Kelly .... rigging chief lighting technician
Ben Kilmer .... rigging key grip
Brandon Lippard .... digital loader
Duane Manwiller .... additional photography
Steven Meizler .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
John Joseph Minardi .... key grip
Felix Rivera .... assistant chief lighting technician
Joshua D. Thatcher .... console programmer (as Josh Thatcher)
Paul Toomey .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Peter Walts .... chief lighting technician
David C. Wright .... grip (as Dave Wright)
Grant Goza .... grip (uncredited)
Alex V. Hurley .... vtr operator (uncredited)
Kenny Rivenbark .... libra operator (uncredited)
Casting Department
Jennifer Conrader .... extras casting: Florida
Wittney Horton .... casting associate
Rich King .... extras casting
Jeremy Lambert .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Doug Ritzenthaler .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Danielle Baker .... costume supervisor
Elena Balshem .... key costumer
Jill Chizever .... costumer
Terri De Haan .... costumer: Florida
Courtney Hoffman .... costumer
Cherlyn Lanning .... costumer
Emily Dominguez .... set costumer (uncredited)
Diane Phelps .... costumer (uncredited)
Tracey Rogers .... set costumer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Corey Bayes .... first assistant editor
Philip Beckner .... digital intermediate editor: Fotokem
John Daro .... digital intermediate colorist: Fotokem
Jeremy Edwards .... post-production staff assistant
Paul Lavoie .... digital intermediate producer: Fotokem
Dan Muscarella .... color timer: Fotokem
John Nicolard .... digital intermediate supervisor: Fotokem
David Rosenthal .... i/o supervisor: Fotokem
Bill Schultz .... digital intermediate general manager: Fotokem
Erin Sullivan .... editing room assistant
Gus Comegys .... digitial intermediate editor (uncredited)
Tim Weyers .... post-production coordinator (uncredited)
Music Department
Mark Agostino .... music playback
Mandi Collier .... music coordinator
Frankie Pine .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Daren Bojarski .... driver
Richard F. Diez .... driver: Florida (as Rick 'Chi-Chi' Diez)
Walt Eskew .... driver: Florida
Chris Gorden .... driver
Shane Greedy .... transportation coordinator
John Kestner .... transportation captain: Florida
Juli Kestner .... driver: Florida
Steve Lewis .... driver
Kevin Loding .... driver
Michael Menapace .... driver
Eric Moon .... driver
Adam Nutt .... driver
George A. Sack .... transportation captain (as George Sack)
Chase Spitzer .... dot coordinator (uncredited)
Other crew
Felicity Aldridge .... assistant: Mr. Wechsler
Rosemary Alexander .... loop group
Steve Alterman .... loop group
Mark Assad .... cast security
Teri J. Barber .... set production assistant (as Teri Barber)
James Burgin .... marine unit: Florida
David Byrd .... marine unit: Florida
Wade Byrd .... marine unit: Florida
Andrew Campbell .... set production assistant: Florida
Christin Campbell .... location assistant: Florida
Mitch Carter .... loop group
Carol A. Compton .... script clearance research: IndieClear
Mark Craig .... chef: Florida, Son of a Chef
Amanda Curley .... office staff assistant: Florida
Rustin Davis .... set production assistant: additional photography
Derek Di Biagio .... assistant: Mr. McConaughey
Holly Dorff .... loop group
Robb Earnest .... production coordinator
Teresa Espinosa .... assistant choreographer
Alison Faulk .... choreographer
Sarah Ferguson .... office staff assistant: Florida
Elisa Gabrielli .... loop group
Katy Galow .... set production assistant
Cynthia Gates Fujikawa .... production accountant
Joan Giammarco .... loop group
Jenny Gienger .... set production assistant
Heather Gothie .... travel coordinator
Solar Greye .... fire breathing instructor
Cheryl Harris .... animal trainer: Silver Screen Animals
Devin Higgins .... office staff assistant: Florida
Tisha Jefferson .... assistant location manager
Dave Kasubowski .... craft service (as David A. Kasubowski)
Ian M. Kemp .... set medic: Florida (as Ian Kemp)
Claire Kenny .... assistant: Steven Soderbergh
Ken Lavet .... location manager
Hope Levy .... loop group
Keri Littledeer .... set medic
Gary Lowe .... assistant marine coordinator: Florida
Patrick Malone .... loop group
Cynthia H. Margulis .... assistant accountant: Florida (as Cynthia Margulis)
Ken Meyer .... legal services
Edie Mirman .... loop group
Elaine Mongeon .... assistant: Mr. Jacobs
Guy Morrison .... key assistant location manager
Lee Morse .... production coordinator: Florida
Ryan J. Pezdirc .... set production assistant
Jacqueline Pinol .... loop group
Paul Rathburn .... chef: Hat Trick Catering
Emily Rice .... post-production accountant: Rice Gordon Pictures
Kristina Rice .... craft service: Florida
Tiffany Romero .... payroll accountant
Michelle Ruff .... loop group
Mike Schaer .... set medic: Florida
Patrick Selts .... marine unit: Florida (as Pat Selts)
Adam M. Stone .... product placement coordinator: Stone Management
Cat Stone .... product placement coordinator: Stone Management
Damon Tinker .... production secretary
Anthony Tran .... office staff assistant
Michael P. Twombly .... assistant production coordinator
Mark Watkins .... marine unit: Florida
Annie Welles .... script supervisor
Ben White .... set production assistant
Kerry Wollin .... loop group
Mario Xavier .... set production assistant: Florida
Andreas Zachai .... assistant location manager: Florida
Cindy Anderson .... payroll (uncredited)
Roger Berard .... production assistant (uncredited)
Kandice Billingsley .... location manager: reshoots (uncredited)
Luke Broadlick .... second assistant choreographer (uncredited)
Wilmore Fowler .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Lizzie Sam .... production assistant (uncredited)
Spooky Stevens .... publicist (uncredited)
Amanda Sutton .... post production payroll accountant (uncredited)
Bernadette Valer .... additional second assistant accountant (uncredited)
Lorraine Vos .... first assistant accountant (uncredited)
Jeff Winn .... craft service (uncredited)
Stephen Mirrione .... the producers wish to thank
John Pospisil .... the producers wish to thank
Crew believed to be complete

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Rated R for pervasive sexual content, brief graphic nudity, language and some drug use
110 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Argentina:16 | Argentina:18 (cable rating) | Australia:MA15+ | Brazil:16 | Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | France:U (with warning) | Germany:12 | Hong Kong:III | Ireland:16 | Japan:R15+ | Mexico:B15 | New Zealand:R16 | Philippines:R-13 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:18 | Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #47413)
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Anthony Mackie said in interviews that he tried and failed to convince his friend Channing Tatum to give him a role in the film.See more »
Continuity: The black F-150 Mike starts off with clearly has the EcoBoost on the side in the first above shot of the truck (visible on Blu-Ray). Subsequent shots of the truck do not show the sticker.See more »
Mike Martingano:How pregnant did you get that girl's mouth last night?See more »
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30 out of 55 people found the following review useful.
The lifestyle of male strippers with characters and dichotomies, 3 July 2012
Author: napierslogs from Ontario, Canada

Mike (Channing Tatum) is a stripper. He's also a contractor and furniture business entrepreneur. He's actually a pretty stand-up young man. Adam (Alex Pettyfer) isn't as put together, but his sister wants him to be. So when she ventures out to Xquisite, the all male dance revue, she exclaims "I was hoping it was all a joke." I don't blame her, I thought it was too. Mike responds, "No, but it is pretty funny." He's also right.

"Magic Mike" is indeed about a male strip club. The other strippers and their routines were all very funny. They definitely went too far at times, but I think that was part of the joke. Matthew McConaughey, as the club owner, seemed to be playing a character playing himself. A sort of tongue-in-cheek joke making fun of the types of roles he gets. He was fearless, willing to say or do anything to get the joke. There is something special about an actor like that.

Shortly before the release, positive critics reviews started coming out plus the realization that this was directed by Steven Soderbergh. It makes one think that perhaps there is more to this movie than just guys stripping. Well, yes and no. The majority of this movie is about the lifestyle that accompanies male strippers with plenty of scenes for the predominantly female audience to ogle at their dance moves. As expected, that gets annoying quickly.

Also as expected, the lifestyle that accompanies male strippers involves easy women and drugs, all of which can be bought with a lot of money. Mike tries to stay out of that style of living. He knows what he wants in life and the "proper" way to get it. On the other hand, Adam very much wants the hard-living style; that's exactly where he wants to be in life. This leads to a brilliant sequence, near the end of the film, where Mike is old enough to be passed his quarter-life crisis while Adam is just approaching his. But one is at more of a cross-roads than the other.

I am also assuming that Soderbergh has chosen to direct this just to do something different. Choosing interesting light effects and strange camera angles, just for fun I suppose. This is a genre that is not known for being inventive and I don't think much of his effort was necessary. But the characters and particularly their dichotomies that he added makes the film worth it.

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