Magic Mike Synopsis
A male stripper takes a rookie under his wing and instructs him in the finer points of their trade.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
If it falls short of greatness, it's not by much - and it could end up growing with the years. At the very least, it is exceptional and one...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The movie is Mike's story, and Channing Tatum proves himself a true movie star. His Mike glides through the world with the ease of a god,...
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

The raunchiest, funniest and most enjoyably nonjudgmental American movie about selling sex since "Boogie Nights."
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Director Steven Soderbergh is working very near the top of his game here, and if Magic Mike tells an old, old story about a young man, his...
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80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
For starters, it's a pleasure to see Matthew McConaughey - a gifted actor who can't hide his boredom in trivial work - finally settle into...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Almost as impressive as Tatum's moves are his comic flair and breezy grace. He proved his comic talents earlier this year in "21 Jump...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The process is called acting, and the man (Tatum) in the title role of Steven Soderbergh's flashy, not-so-trashy entertainment does it so...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
An odd and entertaining mix of backstage melodrama, indie verite, and "Showgirls" kitsch, the usual gender stereotypes are upturned.
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60

Movieline

The divide between Tatum as performer and Tatum as actor gives the film an interesting unsteadiness.
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Magic Mike slowly degenerates into a simplistic cautionary fable. I didn't see that coming from a sharp observer like Soderbergh.
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Mediocre performance, weak plot,

By Flickster2001
The story line was very weak, and the execution was even weaker. If you want to check out half naked guys running around then the movie is for you. Otherwise do no expect to be entertained. All...

Magic Mike.....Magic or not so Magic?

By mojokittycat23
Well this is an excelent movie if you want to see some nice looking booties up on the big screen! Awesome male cast! However the movie was pretty trashy. Not that I didn't like it....just there was...

Um...yes please!

By mjfroggy73
Ok, is this an Oscar winner? No. Is this entertaining and worth every penny just to see Channing Tatum's amazing dance moves? ABSOLUTELY! Went to a midnight showing with a few girlfriends and it...

I THINK I DIED AND WENT TO HEAVEN WATCHING THIS MOVIE

By JessykaStarr
This was the most Awesome Chick Flick EVER!! Great Music and Amazing dance movies by True Blood's Joe Manganiello and Step Up's Channing Tatum. Defintily Not For Kids or Guys with "homo issues" But...

Hot, Sexy & More Sexy

By roro23
This is a must see movie :D A lot of shirtless scenes. Channing Tatum showing off his dance skills. Your jaw will drop as soon as it starts. You will have a smile on your face all the way till the...

jaw dropping!

By blondebacardi
i loved every second of it, the only thing i can say i didnt like was the ending. theres nothing i hate more than a cliff hanger but overall amazing! (:...

Magic Mike

By reining horses
My girl friend and I looked forward to seeing this movie and went to the first showing. If we could have spent 1/5 the price and watched the first 10 - 15 minutes, then left, it would have been...

Magic Mike

By texasdreamer1
Acting was good, dancing was great... plot sucked...ending sucked...I enjoyed the movie but it wan't wonderful...it would have been better to have a better ending and plot......

Horrible

By mairinanna3
Horrible acting, bad storyline, stripping scenes weren't at all what they were cracked up to be in the previews. They randomly throw out different months, there's no clear villain, there's too many...

Magic Mike = Bad Movie!

By sheplak
Awful! Acting, what acting! Plot, what plot! Don't waste your time or money! I would not even rent this for a dollar out of the Redbox!...

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Rated R | For Language, Brief Graphic Nudity, Pervasive Sexual Content and Some Drug Use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Cheerful stripper comedy is too sexy, mature for kids.
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF