It's a Stripper Road Trip in 'Magic Mike XXL'

It's a Stripper Road Trip in 'Magic Mike XXL'

By Chris Barsanti

Channing Tatum and his crew of (ahem) “male entertainers” are still looking for a place to belong in this big-hearted, fast-paced sequel. 1 Jul 2015 // 7:49 AM

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We can't blame DC for giving the fans what they want.

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