Basic Instinct

Visible crew/equipment: Michael Douglas spots Sharon Stone's car in front of Hazel Dobkins' house and if you look closely as he walks up to her car you can see the camera man's reflection on the front window as he is obviously filming inside of another vehicle. (00:42:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: After the scene in Jeanne Tripplehorn's apartment, Michael Douglas meets with the other investigators back at the police station and the reflection of the cameraman can be seen in the glass partition behind him as an investigator says, "I made a couple of calls to Berkeley." (00:38:45)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Michael Douglas pulls his car in front of Jonny Boz' house after the initial murder scene policemen on the far corner can be seen directing traffic away from the movie set, at the top of the hill. (00:04:10)

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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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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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Question: Did Stone have a motive for all that she did or was she nuts and doing it all for fun?

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Answer: She is portrayed as a psychopath with an uncontrollable urge to kill.

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