We’ve Seen That: Basic Instinct

Sharon Stone in "Basic Instinct" (Photo courtesy of Carolco Pictures)
Sharon Stone in “Basic Instinct” (Photo courtesy of Carolco Pictures)

We’ve Seen That! Movies from the 80s, 90s and More is a movies podcast where hosts T.J. Rives and Jay Betsill discuss some of the biggest movies over the decades that defined many of our lives.

On this episode of We’ve Seen That! the guys discuss the recent 25th anniversary of the release of the controversial thriller Basic Instinct starring Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone and Jeanne Tripplehorn, written by Joe Ezterhas and directed by Paul Verhoeven.

San Francisco police detective Nick Curran investigates the brutal murder of a rock & roll star and falls for the manipulative and seductive Catherine Tramell, whom he suspects is the killer.

In addition to breaking down the complex mystery, the guys get into the controversy surrounding the movie prior to its release, other actors who were lined up to play Curran and Tramell, the drama between Stone and Verhoeven following the film’s release and much more.

Basic Instinct opened on March 20, 1992. It opened at No. 1 with $15.1 million. The film ended up grossing $352,927, 224 per boxofficemojo.com.

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