Film 4, 11.10pm
Channing Tatum and Alex Pettyfer star in Steven Soderbergh’s drama about male strippers in Florida. Drawing partly on his own experiences of stripping when he was a teenager, Tatum plays the movie’s eponymous central character. Mike is in his 30s and has for some time earned his living by disrobing for the cash-paying audiences who frequent the Xquisite All-Male Revue. However, he’s given reason to reassess the way his life is going when a new young recruit, Adam, joins the team. The enthusiasm with which Adam embraces his new lifestyle sharpens Mike’s awareness of its shallowness; and then there’s Adam’s sister Brooke, who Mike begins to fall in love with.