10 shows like Welcome To Chippendales you must watch

By Amanda Guarragi
Published: December 1, 2022 (Last updated: 2 weeks ago)
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We discuss 10 shows like Welcome To Chippendales you must watch. Check out these brilliant recommendations.

During the 70s, women began to feel more sexually liberated with the surge of the adult film industry. It was no longer a time for only men to express their sexual impulses, but women too. Of course, at that time, strip clubs were reserved for men to watch women take their clothes off for money.

Welcome to Chippendales is a sprawling true-crime saga, that tells the outrageous story of Somen “Steve” Banerjee, an Indian immigrant founder who became the unlikely founder of the world’s greatest male-stripping empire – and let nothing stand in his way in the process.

The series on this list explore different eras and how sex has evolved throughout the years on screen. Each series depicts healthy relationships, abuse, adult films, and how they’ve affected each generation that was exposed to certain elements. Some series on this list also dive into the business side of different decades and how people would operate in certain industries.

10 shows like Welcome To Chippendales you must watch

The Deuce (2017) 

The 70s was a time for sexual exploration and freedom, through the rise of adult films. This series shows the development of the new industry and how many hands were involved. If you love New York City nightlife, The Deuce will take you through the streets of porn and prostitution in Manhattan. It’s interesting because there isn’t any intimacy, but the act of sex as work and ultimately, a business.

Glow (2017) 

This series was a success for Netflix because of all the incredible women at the forefront. It puts female wrestlers in the spotlight and shows their journey in and out of the ring. They perform as wrestlers in the 80s and have arguments with each other on multiple occasions. They are all friends, but sometimes work life gets in the way. These women show the value of female friendships and strength in numbers.

Pam & Tommy (2022)

Pam & Tommy is probably one of the most controversial shows this year. It highlights Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee’s relationship, and their sex tape being leaked. It’s an invasion of privacy on two levels; one because Anderson didn’t sign off on this and two everyone gets to see what happened all over again. The series does highlight the beginning of online pornography but at the expense of Anderson and Lee.

Black Monday (2019) 

By now, many have covered the stock market crash of 1987, and it was the worst thing to happen to Wall Street. It is said that no one knows who caused it, but Black Monday uncovers the truth. This is the story of how a group of outsiders took on the blue-blood, old-boys club of Wall Street and ended up crashing the world’s largest financial system, as per the synopsis on Showtime.

The White Lotus (2021)

This series has given HBO a new drama for people to tune into every week. It is set in a tropical resort, and follows the exploits of various guests and employees over the span of a week, as per the synopsis on IMDB. The cast of characters will keep you engaged because of the odd things they do around the resort.

Big Little Lies (2017)

This series is difficult to watch if you’re a survivor because of the graphic scenes of abuse shown on screen. Director Jean-Marc Vallée brought attention to those moments tastefully and put the focus on the aftermath of it all. The apparently-perfect lives of upper-class mothers of students at a prestigious elementary school unravel to the point of murder when a single mother moves to their quaint California beach town, as per the synopsis on IMDB.

Succession (2018) 

The Roy family is known for controlling the biggest media and entertainment company in the world. However, their world changes when their father steps down from the company, as per the synopsis on IMDB. This series really shows family politics and how dirty business can be among them. There are plenty of betrayals and tough decisions to be made.

You (2018) 

You is one of the best Netflix series and it’s because it highlights the lengths men will go to, to get women. A dangerously charming, intensely obsessive young man, named Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley) goes to extreme measures to insert himself into the lives of those he is transfixed by, as per the synopsis on IMDB. Even though he is a bit sadistic, he is still overprotective of the women he sets his eyes on.

Mad Men (2007) 

This series is the perfect mix of adultery and business. It’s a drama about one of New York’s most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm’s most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper (Jon Hamm), as per the synopsis on IMDB.

Nine Perfect Strangers (2021)

Nicole Kidman seems to be drawn to these stories, and she does shine in all of them. This Hulu series is about nine stressed city dwellers who visit a boutique health-and-wellness resort that promises healing and transformation. The resort’s director is a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired minds and bodies, as per the synopsis on IMDB.

Do you have any other recommendations for shows like Welcome To Chippendales? Let us know!

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