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Basic Instinct

1992-03-20 | Thriller / Mystery

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A violent police detective investigates a brutal murder that might involve a manipulative and seductive novelist.
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Stars: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone

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5 wins 27 nominations
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    Best Film Editing

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    Best Music, Original Score

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    Best Original Score - Motion Picture


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Basic Instinct FAQ

The release date of Basic Instinct is March 20, 1992.
The certification of Basic Instinct is R.
The production budget of Basic Instinct was 49,000,000 USD.
A violent police detective investigates a brutal murder that might involve a manipulative and seductive novelist..
The director of Basic Instinct is Paul Verhoeven.
The sequels of Basic Instinct are Basic Instinct, Basic Instinct 2.
The runtime of Basic Instinct is 127 minutes.
The revenue of Basic Instinct was 352,927,224 USD.
The full version of Basic Instinct is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , Max Go , AMC on Demand
Basic Instinct won 1993 BMI Film & TV Awards, 1993 MTV Movie + TV Awards, 1992 Golden Screen, Germany, 1992 Nikkan Sports Film Awards.
The genre of Basic Instinct is Thriller,Mystery.
On July 23, 2021, the IMDB rating of Basic Instinct is 7.0/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 55/100, Metacritic rating is 41/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The casts of Basic Instinct are Michael Douglas starring as Det. Nick Curran, Sharon Stone starring as Catherine Tramell, George Dzundza starring as Gus Moran, Jeanne Tripplehorn starring as Dr. Beth Garner, Leilani Sarelle starring as Roxy, Denis Arndt starring as Lt. Philip Walker.