In 2012, Magic Mike gyrated and thrusted its way into cinemas. The comedy drama, about a group of male exotic dancers, led by Channing Tatum, was a big hit with audiences and made over $167 million at the box office.

Due to the success of Magic Mike, the film quickly produced a collection of sequels, offering more body shakin’, hip-swingin’ fun. But how many Magic Mike movies are there?

For all the ab-tastic details and more, keep on reading.

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The Magic Mike films in order

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To date, there are three Magic Mike movies. The Magic Mike movies – which were produced between 2012 and 2023 – include:

  • Magic Mike (2012)
  • Magic Mike XXL (2015)
  • Magic Mike’s Last Dance (2023)
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Are all of the Magic Mike movies part of the same series?

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Magic Mike, Magic Mike XXL and Magic Mike’s Last Dance are all part of the same series, with events told in chronological order.

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Who are the cast of the Magic Mike films?

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The core cast of the Magic Mike films are mostly consistent across the two movies. Notable actors in the Magic Mike series include Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer, Adam Rodriguez, Kevin Nash, Gabriel Iglesias, Andie MacDowell, Jada Pinkett Smith, Elizabeth Banks, Donald Glover and Salma Hayek.

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Is the Magic Mike series the work of the same director?

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The Magic Mike films are the work of two directors. Steven Soderbergh directed Magic Mike and Magic Mike’s Last Dance, while Gregory Jacobs directed Magic Mike XXL.

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What is the best Magic Mike film?

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Magic Mike is generally considered to be the better received film in the collection. According to IMDb the Magic Mike films are ranked as follows:

  • Magic Mike (2012) – 6.1/10
  • Magic Mike XXL (2015) – 5.6/10
  • Magic Mike’s Last Dance (2023) – Not yet rated
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