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Basic Instinct

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Directed by Paul Verhoeven
United States, France, 1992
Thriller, Mystery, Crime

Synopsis

An unstable police detective in San Francisco investigates a string of homicides involving an ice pick but ends up falling for the main suspect, a seductive novelist whose recent book also features a killer who uses an ice pick to murder their victims.

Synopsis

An unstable police detective in San Francisco investigates a string of homicides involving an ice pick but ends up falling for the main suspect, a seductive novelist whose recent book also features a killer who uses an ice pick to murder their victims.

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Basic InstinctDirected byPaul Verhoeven

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1992 | In Competition
Academy Awards
1993 | 2 nominations including: Best Film Editing

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