Elle is not wholly unlike Basic Instinct in that it features a dangerous but fascinating female protagonist playing games with people. His campy, gory, sexy, and often downright offensive films tread the grey area of morality. But none of that matters to Verhoeven.
The Motion Picture Assn. Although the exact length of the trims is not known, sources told The Times they probably total less than a minute and that the movie remains extremely sexual and violent. Because of the steamy sex and graphic violence, the ratings board indicated it was considering an NC rating, in which no one under 17 would be admitted.
Sharon Stone's infamous leg-crossing scene in Basic Instinct has been named the most-paused moment in movies. The scene - in which she is apparently not wearing underwear - caused a sensation when the film was released in The list also includes a number of geeky moments including fans trying to spot a Stormtrooper whacking his head in Star Wars ranked third.
Twenty-five years since the erotic thriller Basic Instinct came out, Sharon Stone has recreated her iconic pose from the film's famous interrogation. Speaking at the Gagosian Art Gallery chart event in Beverly Hills earlier this week, the actress channelled her character Catherine Tramell, going viral in the process. Of course, Stone didn't recreate the entirety of the scene, because that would be a bit much for a charity gig.
For a certain subset of the population, the phenomenon Basic Instinct —released exactly 25 years ago—was the movie of the century. A brilliant killer. The home-video industry, then in its heyday, wanted in.
Dutch filmmaker Paul Verhoeven has never been shy about depicting graphic violence and sex in his work, from the savage, blood-soaked satire of RoboCop to the simmering sexuality of modern-day noir Basic Instinct. Verhoeven pitched the uncrossed legs moment to Stone, who loved the idea. The scene in question finds Tramell being interrogated by a roomful of cops, but despite the intensity of their interrogation, she remains completely in control.
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Police detective Michael Douglas becomes sexually involved with the suspect Sharon Stone in a grisly murder case he's investigating. Lots of kissing, often passionately; we see two women kiss a few times. Twice, a woman ties a man's hands to a headboard as she moves rhythmically on top of him we see bare breasts and buttocks and hear them both moaning pleasurably. In two scenes, we see a man and woman thrusting and moaning in one of the scenes, the woman's bare breasts and buttocks are visible ; twice, we see a nude but strategically covered couple in an obviously post-coital moment.