Basic Instinct

Trivia: Director Paul Verhoeven approached Peter Weller for the role of Nick Curran but the producers opted for Michael Douglas instead.

Trivia: Director Paul Verhoeven actually has a PhD in mathematics. He received it back in the 1960's in Holland. He left the field and became a film director. (From Director's commentary on "Basic Instinct: The Original Director's Cut".).

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Trivia: Another person offered Stone's role was Meg Ryan, who decided not to break her clear cut image. But 10 years later, she decided to do the erotic thriller 'In the Cut.'

Trivia: Right at the start of the film, look carefully at the pigmentation around her nipples, then look at the breasts of the women. You can tell who the killer is straight away.

Continuity mistake: During the infamous leg un-crossing scene when Sharon Stone is being interrogated, a cigarette in her hand disappears and then reappears.

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John Correli: Were you ever engaged in any sadomasochistic activity?
Catherine: Exactly what did you have in mind, Mr. Correli?

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