A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.

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  1. Joe Eszterhas


  2. Paul Verhoeven


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  1. Michael Douglas

    Michael Douglas

    Det. Nick Curran

  2. Sharon Stone

    Sharon Stone

    Catherine Tramell

  3. George Dzundza

    George Dzundza

    Gus Moran

  4. Jeanne Tripplehorn

    Jeanne Tripplehorn

    Dr. Beth Garner

  5. Denis Arndt

    Denis Arndt

    Lt. Philip Walker

  6. Leilani Sarelle

    Leilani Sarelle


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 7m

Budget $49,000,000.00

Revenue $352,927,224.00

Homepage https://www.sonymoviechannel.com/movies/basic-instinct

Release Information

  • March 20, 1992
    R, Theatrical
  • September 3, 1997
    R, Physical
  • May 29, 2007
    NR, Physical



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