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The 13 Most Memorable Exotic Dancers In Cinema History

These confident, dancing hotties are the sexiest in cinema history. But what’s even hotter? VAMPIRE exotic dancers. See them work it in From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, premiering March 11 at 9/8c on the El Rey Network.

1. Alex Owens — Flashdance

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Alex Owens’ exotic dancing abilities can’t hold a candle to her STEEL-WELDING job. Except for when she douses herself in water on stage. That’s pretty badass too.

2. Rose-Johnny — Powder Blue

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Rose-Johnny is yet another beautiful exotic dancer just looking to get some dough to save her comatose child.

3. Dakota Moss — I Know Who Killed Me

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Dakota Moss has it rougher than most exotic dancers: she’s the living victim of a serial killer, a crack addict’s baby, and a missing twin.

4. Barbara “Barb Wire” Kopetski — Barb Wire

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We’re pretty sure that Barb is the best-looking bounty hunter to date.

5. Cherry Darling — Planet Terror

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Cherry’s transition from sexy exotic dancer to zombie killer with a machine-gun leg is at least marginally more epic than most people’s lives.

6. Erin Grant — Striptease

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Is there anything more admirable than a former FBI secretary exotic dancing to fund her child custody battle?

7. Cassidy — The Wrestler

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Cassidy proves you can be a good exotic dancer and an even better mom.

8. Polly Ann Costello — Showgirls

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Polly Ann won’t settle for just being a former-prostitute exotic dancer — she wants to be the BEST former-prostitute exotic dancer in all of Vegas.

9. Nancy Callahan — Sin City

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Nancy is the dancer worth dying for.

10. Jane Jones — Closer

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Jane delivers one of the best lines of all time: “Lying is the most fun a girl can have without taking her clothes off.”

11. Blaze Starr — Blaze

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Nothing like a love affair with an exotic dancer to crack into important civil rights issues.

12. Kat — Zombie Strippers

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Turns out a key component of exotic dancing success is being a zombie. Cool!

13. Santánico Pandemónium — From Dusk Till Dawn

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Sure, Santánico Pandemónium is a mega babe, but she’s also the Queen Vampire at the Titty Twister. So, basically she’s everything you could want in a woman.

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