Showgirls

Mysterious young drifter Nomi Malone hitchhikes to Las Vegas looking to be a dancer, she immediately becomes friends with costume designer Molly who takes her in as a roommate. Molly shows Nomi backstage of the upper-class adult show ‘Goddess’ at the Stardust Casino where she works. Nomi desperately wants to be a part of the show however she starts at the bottom, working at a low-end strip-club for little cash and terrible working conditions. After meeting and impressing the star of Goddess, Cristal Connors, and trying out at a cutthroat audition, with the help of Cristal’s boyfriend Zack Carey who is also the entertainment director at the Stardust, she finally gets her dream of performing professionally. However the lifestyle and harsh realities of what goes on backstage begin to shake Nomi to her core, when friendships are revealed to be false and everyone is just looking to boost their own egos.

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Actors: Elizabeth Berkley, Kyle MacLachlan, Gina Gershon, Glenn Plummer, Robert Davi, Alan Rachins, Gina Ravera

Year: 1995

Length: 131 Minutes

Classification: R18+ Sexually explicit language, Nudity, Violence, Sex scenes

Rating:★★★½☆

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