Movie Review: Magic Mike

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Magic Mike

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Writer: Reid Carolin
Genre: Dramatic Comedy
Studio: Warner Bros.
Producers: Nick Wechsler, Gregory Jacobs, Channing Tatum, Reid Carolin
CAST:
Magic Mike ~ Channing Tatum, Adam The Kid ~ Alex Pettyfer, Ken ~ Matt Bomer, Big  “D” Rich ~ Joe Manganiello, Dallas ~ Matthew McConaughey, Tito ~ Adam Rodriguez
Release Date: June 29, 2012
Rated:
Synopsis:
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.

“The law says that you cannot touch. But I think I see a lot of lawwwbreakers up in this house tonight.” – Dallas

MY THOUGHTS:
I was super excited to see this movie (so much so my hubby gave me a really hard time). I am a big Channing Tatum fan (how could you not be – Look at him!!). He definitely shows his moves and all the guys look super HOT in the movie. It was not what I was expecting… I thought there would be more dancing/stripping in the movie but there wasn’t. I was disappointed in the fact that Big  “D” Rich ~ Joe Manganiello (or Ken ~ Matt Bomer, or Tito ~ Adam Rodriguez) was not in the movie more. As much promoting that Joe Manganiello is doing I was shocked that he only had a few lines/scenes. For me this movie is more for the experience… get your girls together and have a few drinks while watching HOT guys on screen. I did enjoy my experience and would watch it again!! Overall I thought the movie was good. I would say go watch it for the HOT guys and the experience of a girls night out, the storyline itself was just okay to me!

Disclosure: I PAID for my own ticket and wanted to share my thoughts on the movie. I was not compensated to write a positive or favorable review. This is Keeping Up With The Rheinlander’s personal opinion. 

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