Main Page | See live article | Alphabetical index

Striptease (movie)

Striptease is a 1996 movie starring Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds, and Ving Rhames. The film was directed by Andrew Bergman.

Warning: Wikipedia contains spoilers

The film revolves around Erin Grant (Demi Moore), a mother who loses custody of her child. She needs money to appeal the verdict, so she takes on a job at the Eager Beaver, a local strip club. Congressman David Dilbeck (Burt Reynolds) attends the club in disguise one night, becomes fond of Grant, and attacks another member of the audience. A spectator recognizes Dilbeck and offers to get her the money she needs by blackmailing Dilbeck. Things do not go according to plan...

It is based on a book by popular Florida crime author Carl Hiaasen. This film showcased Demi Moore's breast augmentation surgery. The film won 6 Golden Raspberries (Worst Actress, Director, Song, Picture, Screen Couple and Screenplay). It featured a few real life strippers including Pandora Peaks. One of the strippers is called Ariel Sharon. Ving Rhames plays a bouncer named Shad.

External link