3 Hidden Scenes in Basic

Following is our collection of Basic 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 film message.

In the movie 'Basic', a small exchange in the first interview between Hardy and Kendall hints at the ending. (Explanation in comments).

Michael Douglas is watching "Hellraiser" in background.

Basic Movie Trivia Facts

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 poster
Basic poster

Basic Plot

A D.E.A. Agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army Ranger Drill Sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Basic. 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 Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director John McTiernan
Stars John Travolta, Connie Nielsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Tim Daly
IMDB score 6.5