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Striptease (1996)

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A stripper and single mother gets dragged into a dangerous situation after a congressman takes a fancy to her.

Director:

Andrew Bergman

Writers:

Carl Hiaasen (book), Andrew Bergman (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Demi Moore ... Erin Grant
Burt Reynolds ... Congressman David Dilbeck
Armand Assante ... Lt. Al Garcia
Ving Rhames ... Shad
Robert Patrick ... Darrell Grant
Paul Guilfoyle ... Malcolm Moldovsky
Jerry Grayson ... Orly
Rumer Willis ... Angela Grant
Robert Stanton ... Erb Crandal
William Hill ... Jerry Killian
Stuart Pankin ... Alan Mordecai
Dina Spybey-Waters ... Monique, Jr. (as Dina Spybey)
PaSean Wilson ... Sabrina Hepburn
Pandora Peaks ... Urbanna Sprawl
Barbara Alyn Woods ... 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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It ain't "Showgirls"...then again, it ain't "Snow White" either!. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

When Shad (Ving Rhames) visits the video store, there is a clear shot of a poster for "The Freshman" (1990), which was also written and directed by Andrew Bergman. See more »

Goofs

About 41 minutes in there is a shot of a limo driving by with a visible camera attached to the bottom. See more »

Quotes

Congressman David Dilbeck: Everybody has a bad night, especially if they're under the pressure, like we are, under the public eye of...! Who recognized me?
Malcolm Moldowsky: His name is Jerry Killian. And he's waiting outside.
Congressman David Dilbeck: Now?
Malcolm Moldowsky: Now! We gotta move on this thing before we get eaten alive!
Congressman David Dilbeck: Move on what? I mean, if this is a shakedown, just get Willie to pay him like he always does. Why drag me into it...?
Malcolm Moldowsky: Because... it's not about money.
Congressman David Dilbeck: It's not?
Malcolm Moldowsky: No. He wants you to persuade Judge Fingerhut to reverse a child custody case, of some stripper.
Congressman David Dilbeck: Who...
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Crazy Credits

Film title logo as end credits are done See more »

Alternate Versions

An unrated version contains a few extra nude scenes than the theatrical, R-rated version. See more »

Connections

References Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

I Hate Myself For Loving You
Written by Joan Jett and Desmond Child
Performed by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (as Joan Jett and The Blackhearts)
Courtesy of Blackheart Records
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User Reviews

Excellent
19 May 2003 | by steph2k1ukSee all my reviews

I have seen the movie and I think it is brilliant. Demi Moore is so sexy in it. Especially when she wears the white shirt in her first scene. I think she looks amazing while she is dancing around the pole with the white shirt on. Overall the movie is excellent and Demi Moore is a babe in it.

Stephen Allan


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Official Sites:

Castle Rock

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 June 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Striptease See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,322,069, 30 June 1996

Gross USA:

$33,109,743

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$113,309,743
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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