Get ready to dance in your seat and tip your imaginary fedora, because we’re taking a peek behind the velvet curtain of Hollywood’s most titillating flicks. Whether you’re a fan of sultry seductions or just curious about the artistry that goes into creating an unforgettable striptease scene, we’ve got you covered.
From classics to modern marvels, these iconic stripper films have set the silver screen on fire with their sizzling showcases of sensuality and style.
So sit back, relax…and get ready for some serious eye candy!
10Magic Mike (2012)
Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
9From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive ‘from dusk till dawn’ at the rendezvous point, which turns out to be a Hell of a strip joint.
Bounced from her job, Erin Grant needs money if she’s to have any chance of winning back custody of her child. But, eventually, she must confront the naked truth: to take on the system, she’ll have to take it all off. Erin strips to conquer, but she faces unintended circumstances when a hound dog of a Congressman zeroes in on her and sharpens the shady tools at his fingertips, including blackmail and murder.
7Powder Blue (2009)
On the gritty streets of LA, the destinies of four people desperate for connection and redemption are about to collide.
Mama Rose lives to see her daughter June succeed on Broadway by way of vaudeville. When June marries and leaves, Rose turns her hope and attention to her elder, less obviously talented, daughter Louise. However, having her headlining as a stripper at Minsky’s Burlesque is not what she initially has in mind.
This movie tells the story of the latter years of Earl Long, a flamboyant governor of Louisiana. The aging Earl, an unapologetic habitue of strip joints, falls in love with young stripper Blaze Starr. When Earl and Blaze move in together, Earl’s opponents use this to attack his controversial political program, which included civil rights for blacks in the 1950’s.
The background: A strippers’ convention and a major contest. The movie focuses on a few strippers, each with her own strong motive to win.
A young drifter named Nomi arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer. When she catches the eye of Cristal, the main attraction at the Stardust stage show, Nomi is on the brink of realizing her dreams. But as she bumps and grinds her way to the top, she realizes that there is only room for one starlet on the marquee… and that either she or Cristal will have to take a fall!
2The Stripper (1963)
An aging former movie starlet whose Hollywood career went nowhere, now reduced to dancing with a third-rate touring show, finds herself stranded in a small town where she’s courted by an infatuated and naive local teenager.
1The Full Monty (1997)
Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.