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Striptease (1996)

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

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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 »


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

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28 June 1996 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,300,000, 30 June 1996, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,109,743

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$113,309,743
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This movie is considered Burt Reynolds big comeback movie even though he had appeared in both The Player (1992) and Cop & ½ (1993). This is because of the attention the film got and the type of character he played. Also, his part in The Player (1992) was a cameo as part of an ensemble whilst Cop & ½ (1993) was essentially a children's film. See more »

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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: This is a major disaster! Major! Unbelievable! Without doubt, the most ludicrous piece of human behavior...
Congressman David Dilbeck: It's never gonna happen again, Malcolm. I've got it under control. See, I just love naked women. It's a character flaw. And God's testing me now...
Malcolm Moldowsky: Oh, will you shut up, you idiot!
Congressman David Dilbeck: You can't talk to me like that. I'm a United States Congressman!
Malcolm Moldowsky: I can't? When you go psycho in a girlie bar six weeks before the election, what should I call you? Winston Freaking Churchill? It was all I could...
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Sexual Capacitiy
Written by Sean Hall, Christopher Stewart and Robin Thicke
Performed by Color Me Badd
Courtesy of Giant Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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really, a very funny movie
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Hey, come on, guys - where's your sense of humor?? The movie is based on a book by Carl Hiassen, the master of comedy/thrillers set in southern Florida. Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds and especially Ving Rhames bring the characters to life, and then some! Doesn't seem realistic? Have you seen John Sayles' "Sunshine State"? This is how the "other half" lives, believe it or not... And even not, it's a very funny film. Demi deserves a lot of credit for taking on this quite challenging role. She's got a great body, and more power to her!! May the best woman win!! And she does!!!

In addition, Burt Reynolds once again proves that he has a marvelous sense of comedy timing, character creation, and isn't afraid to make a fool of himself. And Ving...., he's just marvelous. For a good time, rent "Striptease". And bring along your friends.


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