Top 2 Basic Instinct Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Basic Instinct facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Basic Instinct film message.

Michael Douglas is watching "Hellraiser" in background.

Basic Instinct Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. Sharon Stone's infamous leg-uncrossing scene was not in the original script. It was thought up by Paul Verhoeven while the movie was being shot. It was based on a memory of Verhoeven's college years, when a woman at a party had done the exact same thing to embarrass him.

Basic Instinct poster
Basic Instinct poster

Basic Instinct Plot

A violent police detective investigates a brutal murder that might involve a manipulative and seductive novelist.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Basic Instinct. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director Paul Verhoeven
Stars Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn
IMDB score 7.0