'Magic Mike' is the 'Citizen Kane' of stripper movies

"Magic Mike," director Steven Soderbergh's male stripper movie, has been called the "Citizen Kane" of stripper movies by Entertainment Weekly columnist Libby Gelman-Waxner (pen name for screenwriter Paul Rudnick), and the quote is being played on TV commercials for the movie everywhere. But if "Magic Mike" is the "Citizen Kane," then where does that leave all the stripper movies that came before it? Here's a quick rundown of stripper movie classics and where they stand in the film pantheon.
la-et-magic-mike-citizen-kane-stripper-movies--003

( Warner Bros. )

"Magic Mike," director Steven Soderbergh's male stripper movie, has been called the "Citizen Kane" of stripper movies by Entertainment Weekly columnist Libby Gelman-Waxner (pen name for screenwriter Paul Rudnick), and the quote is being played on TV commercials for the movie everywhere. But if "Magic Mike" is the "Citizen Kane," then where does that leave all the stripper movies that came before it? Here's a quick rundown of stripper movie classics and where they stand in the film pantheon.

  • Email E-mail
  • add to Twitter Twitter
  • add to Facebook Facebook
  • Home Delivery Home Delivery

PHOTO GALLERIES

TOP VIDEO

CONNECT WITH US


2013 YEAR IN REVIEW
Look for this special section in your
Baltimore Sun newspaper on Dec. 29, 2013.
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Google Plus
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Alerts and Apps

Contact Us | Newsroom directory | Social Sun