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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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Steven Soderbergh

Writer:

Reid Carolin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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 A. Sack ... George (as George Sack)
Micaela Johnson ... Portia
Denise Vasi ... Ruby
Camryn Grimes ... Birthday Girl
Kate Easton ... Liz
Asher Wallis Asher Wallis ... Obnoxious Bar Guy
Joe Manganiello ... Big Dick Richie
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Storyline

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Magic Mike See more »

Filming Locations:

Tampa, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$39,127,170, 1 July 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$113,721,571, 27 September 2012

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$167,221,571, 27 September 2012
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SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

There are 19 minutes worth of male stripping in the film. See more »

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Alex Pettyfer's English accent can be heard slipping out occasionally. See more »

Quotes

Dallas: Fact is, the law says you cannot touch!
[smiles]
Dallas: But I think I see a lotta lawbreakers up in this house tonight...
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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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Divine
Written by Paul Allen and Doug Barrett
Performed by Paul Allen and The Natural Born Swimmers
Courtesy of Submersible Records
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Aside from the stripping there's nothing new here but I was never bored
30 June 2012 | by preppy-3See 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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