Katie Holmes shows skin in super tiny denim minidress while filming at Wal-Mart

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Katie Holmes Flaunts Major Skin in Skimpy Minidress on Set

The super-short outfit, which had a serious retro '90s throwback vibe, showed off the 36-year-old star's long legs and featured a full-length zipper up the front.

A source told ET that Katie rocked the surprising, sexy look as part of the film All We Had, which she's shooting in Queens, New York. This particular scene, shot at a Walmart, featured Katie with her on-screen daughter, 17-year-old actress Stefania Owen.

Katie was also seen taking a swig from a large plastic container of orange juice, with a noticeable bump in the belly area.

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The film is Katie's directorial debut, and an eyewitness on told ET that the former Dawson's Creek star is seems to be handling her responsibilities well, relying on her assistant director and spending time with the cast and crew.

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1998 James Van Der Beek and Katie Holmes star in 'Dawson's Creek..'

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Actress Katie Holmes during an interview with host Jay Leno on August 11, 1999 (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Actress Katie Holmes and mother Kathleen Holmes attend the 'X-Men' New York City Premiere on July 12, 2000 at Ellis Island in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Katie Holmes, left, and cast member Chris Klein arrive for the premiere of "American Pie 2" Monday, Aug. 6, 2001, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kim D. Johnson)
Katie Holmes and Chris Klein at the premiere of "Abandon". (Hollywood, CA) (Star Max via AP Images)
Katie Holmes and Chris Klein at the Los Angeles premiere of "Matrix Reloaded". (Westwood, CA) (Star Max via AP Images)
Katie Holmes, left, and Chris Klein arrive for the premiere of "Ocean's Twelve," at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Actor Tom Cruise and fiancee/actress Katie Holmes leaving a midtown hotel December 14, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Arnaldo Magnani/Getty Images)
U.S. actor Tom Cruise, right, and U.S. actress Katie Holmes with their daughter Suri, who became engaged in June 2005, hold hands as they leave their hotel in Rome, in this Nov. 16, 2006, file photo. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia/FILE)
Victoria Beckham and Katie Holmes during Victoria Beckham and Katie Holmes Sighting in Paris - October 6, 2006 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pierre Suu/FilmMagic)
Tom Cruise, right, and his wife Katie Holmes pose for the photographers on the red carpet prior to the Bambi media award ceremony in Germany, in this Nov. 29, 2007 file photo. (AP Photo/Miguel Villagran,File)
In this Nov. 4, 2007 file photo, actress Katie Holmes joins her husband Tom Cruise as he holds their daughter Suri after Holmes finished the New York City Marathon in New York. Holmes' attorney Jonathan Wolfe said Friday June 29, 2012 that the couple is divorcing, but called it a private matter for the family. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, file)
Tom Cruise, right, and Katie Holmes arrive at the premiere of "Tropic Thunder" in Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 11, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Actor Tom Cruise, right, and actress Katie Holmes with their daughter Suri arrive at Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo, Sunday, March 8, 2009. Cruise is here for the premiere of his new film "Valkyrie." (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)
Tom Cruise, Suri Cruise and Katie Holmes visit the Plaza Hotel on December 20, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
Actress Katie Holmes and husband actor Tom Cruise attend the premiere of 'The Romantics' hosted by The Cinema Society on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
In this Feb. 26, 2012 file photo, actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar party, in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
Katie Holmes during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on November 15, 2012 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Designer Francisco Costa and actress Katie Holmes attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala benefit, "Punk: Chaos to Couture", on Monday, May 6, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Valentino Garavani, Katie Holmes, and Giancarlo Giammetti attend the Valentino Sala Bianca 945 Event on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
The Tonight Show Starting Jimmy Fallon: Actress Katie Holmes on July 23, 2015. (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - MARCH 28: Suri Cruise (L) and actress Katie Holmes (R) with guest in the audience during Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards held at The Forum on March 28, 2015 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/KCA2015/WireImage)
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It was also revealed that she hasn't had any visitors on set, including her 9-year-old daughter Suri.

Production is expected to continue for the next 20 days in various locations, many outside of New York. The film, which follows Katie as an impoverished single mother trying to raise her 13-year-old daughter, is set in the Midwest.

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A source also told ET that Katie hasn't responded well to the presence of paparazzi on set, and has increased security to keep photographers out of the way of production.

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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 11: Katie Holmes, Lovie Findlay stars in 'All We Had' Directed by Holmes on August 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Sands/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 11: Katie Holmes directs and stars in 'All We Had' on August 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Sands/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 11: Katie Holmes directs and stars in 'All We Had' on August 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Sands/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 11: Katie Holmes directs and stars in 'All We Had' on August 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Sands/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 11: Katie Holmes, Lovie Findlay stars in 'All We Had' Directed by Holmes on August 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Sands/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 11: Katie Holmes directs and stars in 'All We Had' on August 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Sands/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 11: Katie Holmes directs and stars in 'All We Had' on August 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Sands/GC Images)
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Recently, Katie starred in a recurring role on the acclaimed Showtime series Ray Donovan. Check out the video below to hear what the star had to say about working on the gritty drama.

EXCLUSIVE: Katie Holmes Teases Her 'Powerful' New Role in 'Ray Donovan' Season 3
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