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


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