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Striptease Details


Based on Carl Hiaasen's satirical novel, Striptease tells the story of Erin (Demi Moore), who has just gotten a divorce from Darrell (Robert Patrick), the sleazy ex-con she foolishly married. However, the judge's memories of Darrell's days as a football hero win him custody of their daughter, and Erin, concerned for her child's safety, is determined to fight the decision. Erin has just lost her position as a secretary for the FBI, so, to cover her legal bills, she takes a job as an exotic dancer at a strip club called the Eager Beaver. While she has no experience taking off her clothes in front of an audience, Erin soon makes friends with the fellow dancers and finds a protector in the club's burly but good-hearted bouncer, Shad (Ving Rhames). She also makes a few fans among the regulars at the club, most notably David Dillbeck (Burt Reynolds), a drunken lout with a bottomless appetite for sleaze -- who also happens to be a conservative congressman with ties to right-wing religious groups. One of Erin's admirers snaps a photo of her with the congressman when a brawl breaks out at the club, and he suggests that it would make fine blackmail material. However, when the man with the photo turns up dead, Erin discovers that Dillbeck's people play a bit rougher than she expected. The home video version of Striptease contains two minutes of footage that was clipped from the theatrical release in order to win the film an R rating. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi


Demi Moore
as Erin Grant
Armand Assante
as Al Garcia
Ving Rhames
as Shad
Robert Patrick
as Darrel Grant
Burt Reynolds
as David Dilbeck
Paul Guilfoyle
as Malcolm Moldovsky
Darreck Crane
as Patron in Club
Jerry Grayson
as Orly
Anthony Giaimo
as Medical Examiner
Rena Riffel
as Tiffany Glass
Jerry Pacific
as Parking Valet
Maria Gennaro
as TV Reporter
Scott Oughterson
as Businessman in Club
Stuart Pankin
as Alan Mordecai
Gianni Russo
as Willy Rojo
Deborah Magdalena
as Secretary
Robert Stanton
as Erb Crandal
Diane Adams
as Hospital Volunteer
Johnny Cocktails
as DJ
Antoni Corone
as Nico
Stephanie Schick
as Urbanna Sprawl
Keone Young
as Ling
Matthew Baron
as Paul Guber
Teddy Bergman
as Andy
Rumer Willis
as Angela
William Hill
as Jerry Killian
Frances Fisher
as Donna Garcia
Siobhan Fallon
as Rita
Chad Ayers
as Young Christian
Marc Chaykin
as Bachelor
Pasean Wilson
as Sabrina Hepburn
José Zuñiga
as Chris Rojo
Christi Bauerle
as Cocktail Waitress
Marco Assante
as Patron in Club
Aymee Garcia
as Temp
Eduardo Yañez
as Chico
Gary Basaraba
as Alberto
Kimberly Flynn
as Ariel Sharon
April Sharpe
as Seaquarium Guide
Tony Toyoda
as Businessman in Club
Anna Lobell
as Video Clerk
Pandora Peaks
as Urbana Sprawl
Yoshi Obata
as Businessman in Club
Barbara Alyn Woods
as Lorelei
as Christian Dignitary


Andrew Bergman
Trevor Albert
Dick Quinlan
Andrew Bergman
Carl Hiaasen
Book Author
Stephen Goldblatt
Arlene Fishbach
Musical Direction/Supervision
Howard Shore
Composer (Music Score)
Howard Shore
Anne V. Coates
Mel Bourne
Production Designer
Elizabeth Lapp
Art Director
Joseph Hartwick
Executive Producer
Albert Wolsky
Costume Designer
Henry Bronchtein
First Assistant Director
Michael Decasper
First Assistant Director
Amy Lauritsen
First Assistant Director
Ray Delamotte
Camera Operator
Marguerite Derricks
John Lyons
James J. Sabat
Sound Mixer
Alexis Alexanian
Production Manager
Lori S. Wyman
Jac Rubenstein
Foley Supervisor
Joseph Hartwick
Unit Production Manager
Flaco Jimenez
Musical Performer
Michael Klimchak
Steadicam Operator
Kathleen Chopin
Casting Associate
Colleen Callaghan
Key Hairstylist
Brian Vancho
Foley Artist
Howard Shore
Sharon Ilson
Key Make-up
Melanie Ryder
Music Editor
Dragana Mrkic
Foley Editor
Laura Civiello
Dialogue Editor
Sandy Watterson
Production Coordinator
Harry Peck Bolles
Sound Editor
Stanley Bochner
Foley Editor
Anthony Ciccolini
Sound Editor
Sam Tedesco
Location Manager
Joel Sill
Executive Music Producer
Jane McCulley
Supervising ADR Editor
Nancy Cabrera
Foley Artist
Robin Squibb
Warren Shaw
Sound Editor
Lee Dichter
Re-Recording Mixer
Michael Kirchberger
Supervising Sound Editor
Jene Fielder
Makeup Supervisor
Louis Cerborino
Dialogue Editor