Basic Instinct (1992)

Basic Instinct (1992) is a Drama, Mystery, Thriller film directed by Paul Verhoeven – A former rock star, Johnny Boz, is brutally killed during sex, and the case is assigned to detective Nick Curran of the SFPD. During the investigation, Nick meets Catherine Tramell, a crime novelist who was Boz’s girlfriend when he died. Catherine proves to be a very clever and manipulative woman, and though Nick is more or less convinced that she murdered Boz, he is unable to find any evidence. Later, when Nilsen, Nick’s rival in the police, is killed, Nick suspects of Catherine’s involvement in it. He then starts to play a dangerous lust-filled mind game with Catherine to nail her, but as their relationship progresses, the body count rises and contradicting evidences force Nick to start questioning his own suspicions about Catherine’s guilt. IMDB


Directed By – Paul Verhoeven

Genre – Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Cast – Michael Douglas , Denis Arndt , Sharon Stone , George Dzundza , Stephen Tobolowsky , Leilani Sarelle , Jeanne Tripplehorn , Chelcie Ross , Bruce A. Young , Bill Cable , Dorothy Malone , Jack McGee , Daniel von Bargen , Wayne Knight , Benjamin Mouton

In Theaters – 20 March 1992

Duration – 127 Minutes

MPAA Rating : R

Taglines : Flesh seduces. Passion kills.

Story Writers: Joe Eszterhas

Country: France , USA

Language: English

Production Company : Carolco Pictures , Canal+