Magic Mike (2012)



Critic Consensus: Magic Mike's sensitive direction, smart screenplay, and strong performances allow audiences to have their beefcake and eat it too.

Movie Info

Set in the world of male strippers, Magic Mike is directed by Steven Soderbergh and stars Channing Tatum in a story inspired by his real life. The film follows Mike (Tatum) as he takes a young dancer called The Kid (Pettyfer) under his wing and schools him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money. -- (C) Warner Bros.

Rating: R (for pervasive sexual content, brief graphic nudity, language and some drug use)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Reid Carolin
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 23, 2012
Box Office: $113.7M
Warner Bros. Pictures - Official Site


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Critic Reviews for Magic Mike

All Critics (193) | Top Critics (41)

Once you get past the thongs, the uniforms, and the sleek choreographed stripping dance routines -- admittedly, the main attraction of Magic Mike for most audiences -- it's just another day at the office for Steven Soderbergh

Full Review… | September 8, 2013

The sexy mischief and the darkness and the earnest character beats all fit together in one terrifically entertaining, perfectly pitched success.

Full Review… | April 3, 2013

Raucous, funny and disgracefully entertaining.

Full Review… | March 14, 2013
Daily Star

Musings on the nature of capitalism wrapped in a very pretty package ... Magic Mike is a film for adventurous audiences of all persuasions.

Full Review… | March 4, 2013

Some wildly entertaining dancing (and stripping) underscores several impressive performances.

Full Review… | March 4, 2013
Concrete Playground

Steven Soderbergh has made a movie that works as both intimate character study and party film.

Full Review… | October 25, 2012
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Audience Reviews for Magic Mike


The steady direction and great performances contribute to make this an engaging drama about two male strippers whose lives move in opposite directions of the same path. It begins amusing but then gradually grows more and more serious as the story starts to question their lifestyle.

Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer

At first, the movie was so slow that I thought it wasn't about what I expected it to be about. ...Then, it was. Good story, but not portrayed as effectively as Boogie Nights with Mark Whalberg. Watch Boogie Nights instead for better drama with the same story.

Christian C

Super Reviewer

Except the bravery concept of making this movie and having such a wonderful cast, 'Magic Mike' for me is just a decent entertainment movie that quickly be forgotten from your mind after you finished watching it.. Maybe while the strippers show the audiences their performances, we'll be dazzled for awhile but there is no special move that will mark in the audiences minds.. One good thing is Matthew McConaughey's performance who we always underrated before because his movie always stereotypical which is comedy romance.. Overall, it was a decent watch..

Sanjaya 丘耀文

Super Reviewer

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