As the trilogy nears its end, Magic Mike's Last Dance is expected to top the box office, 

despite receiving series-low reviews. The dramedy franchise was originally based on creator/star Channing Tatum's true experiences as a young male stripper in Florida.

The final chapter, Magic Mike's Last Dance, finds Mike working as a bartender in Florida after losing his furniture business during the 

pandemic and partnering with a wealthy socialite to help produce a play, 

leading to He gets back to his old roots.  Initially planned as an HBO Max release, Warner Bros.

chose to move the film to a theatrical exclusive release, a move that appears to have worked in its favor. 

As reported by Deadline, Magic Mike's Last Dance is expected to top its opening box office weekend, 

despite the fact that it received the lowest reviews of the series, holding only a 47 percent approval from critics on Rotten Tomatoes. 

Sitting at the time of rating.

Write The film grossed just over $4.1 million on Friday and is projected to gross $8.2 million for the weekend.