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Basic instinct / Mario Kassar presents a Carolco/Le Studio Canal+ production, a Paul Verhoeven film ; produced by Alan Marshall ; written by Joe Eszterhas ; directed by Paul Verhoeven.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID BAS DVD (Text) 34207002003433 VIDA Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL DVD BAS (Text) 38217000585022 DVD-blue Checked out 04/26/2018
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD DRAMA BAS (Text) 33187003910714 Digital Video Disc Available -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Ultimate ed, unrated director's cut.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1992.
Special features: Sharon Stone DVD introduction; a conversation with Sharon Stone; commentary with director Paul Verhoeven and director of photography, Jan De Bont; "Blonde poison: the making of 'Basic instinct'"; screen tests; cleaning up 'Basic instinct'; storyboard comparisons; trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Jan De Bont ; editor, Frank J. Urioste ; music, Jerry Goldsmith ; costume designer, Ellen Mirojnick ; production designer, Terence Marsh.
Participant or Performer Note:
Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn.
Summary, etc.:
Nick Curran is a tough but vulnerable detective. Catherine Tramell is a cold, calculating, and beautiful novelist with an insatiable sexual appetite. Catherine becomes a prime suspect when her boyfriend is brutally murdered. Obsessed with cracking the case, Nick descends into San Francisco's forbidden underground.
Target Audience Note:
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, 16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language Note:
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Detectives > California > San Francisco > Drama.
Women novelists > Drama.
Criminal behavior > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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