Articles with hAudio microformats Album infoboxes lacking a cover Good articles. Moore really did dance topless in the part,  and this was the sixth time she showed her breasts on film. You have to be true to those strip clubs. To prepare for her role, Moore visited strip clubs in New York CityCaliforniaand Floridaand she met with strippers. The film is based on Carl Hiaasen 's novel of the same nameand is about a stripper who becomes involved in both a child-custody dispute and corrupt politics.
No other major star was willing to take her clothes off, and I was not going to do a TNT version of Striptease with people running around in swimsuits.
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The previous year's film about nude dancers, Showgirlswas generally disliked, so filmmakers feared audiences would pre-judge Striptease on this basis. You have to be true to those strip clubs. To avoid any association, advertisements were designed to make Striptease look more comedic than Showgirlswhich was a drama. Moore played the main female character, Erin Grant. I always played likable and dangerous.