Director: Paul Verhoeven Run Time: 127 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R
Starring: , George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone
The second NITEHAWK NAUGHTY is Basic Instinct, a naughty murderess who-done-it with ice-picks, fast cars, drugs, and lots and lots of sex.
Who could ever forget the sexual explosion Paul Verhoeven ignited with the early 1990s classic Basic Instinct? Michael Douglas is the alcoholic/trouble cop, Detective Nick Curran, hot on the trail of wild woman mystery writer Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone) after authorities suspect she murdered a man after a climatic roll in the hay. Brilliant in her role of seduction, Stone toys and taunts with every man and woman she meets (including the police in the now-legendary, and often spoofed, leg-uncrossing interrogation scene) but we never quite know if she’s the one. So, if you like your murders with a side of sex, this film is one naughty with a sharp edge.