Magic Mike parents guide

Magic Mike

Release date June 29, 2012

In a script that reflects his own life, Channing Tatum plays a male stripper who mentors a young man (Alex Pettyfer) just breaking into the business.

Why is Magic Mike rated R? The MPAA rated Magic Mike R for pervasive sexual content, brief graphic nudity, language and some drug use.

Magic Mike
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Magic Mike rated R? Magic Mike is rated R by the MPAA for pervasive sexual content, brief graphic nudity, language and some drug use.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence (fighting).

Sexual Content:

- Frequent use of crude and sexual language and references.

- Several scenes of nudity, depicting breasts, buttocks and genitalia, in sexual and non-sexual contexts.

- Nudity in a sexual situation.

- Frequent sexually suggestive scenes, often in a strip club context.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Crude content.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.


- Frequent use of expletives and coarse language (approximately 220 instances).

- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in sexual contexts.


- Frequent use of scatological slang and profanity

- Limited use of slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Alcohol abuse.

- Three scenes of drug use involving marijuana, GHB and ecstasy.

- Frequent tobacco use.

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Magic Mike
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Coarse Language, Nudity, Drug Use.
Alberta 14A Sexual Content, Nudity, Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Sexual Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
Quebec 13+ Eroticism, Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Magic Mike is directed by Steven Soderbergh and stars Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Olivia Munn, Matthew McConaughey .

According to his biography on the IMDB, "Tatum began working as an exotic dancer at a local nightclub, under the name "Chan Crawford." In 2010, he told an Australian newspaper that he would like to make a movie about his experiences as a stripper."

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Magic Mike movie is October 23, 2012. Here are some details…

Magic Mike releases to home video on October 23, 2012.

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Channing Tatum can also be seen in Step Up, Dear John and The Vow. His co-star Alex Pettyfer appears in Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker, Beastly and I Am Number Four.