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'Magic Mike' shines spotlight on NYC strip clubs

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"Magic Mike" -- a movie about male strippers starring Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, and Alex Pettyfer -- is taking the country by storm this weekend.

Armand Peri has owned Hunkamania in Manhattan for 14 years. He saw "Magic Mike" on Friday. While he is happy about the buzz the movie is creating around male exotic dancers, he is not a fan of the storyline. He said it is not accurate and has a dark message.

Fans we talked to outside a movie theater didn't agree.

It was more training than magic that had Tatum looking so convincing in his role. The actor was indeed a striper before making it in Hollywood.

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