Basic Instinct

1992 UR 2h 8m Blu-ray / DVD

Basic Instinct

1992 UR 2h 8m Blu-ray / DVD
  • Overview
  • Details
Facing internal inquiry, Det. Curran doggedly pursues a case involving Catherine, a writer and temptress who is suspected in a murder reminiscent of a crime detailed in her book. As the body count rises, so does Curran's obsession with Catherine.
Cast
Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Denis Arndt, Leilani Sarelle, Bruce A. Young, Chelcie Ross, Dorothy Malone, Wayne Knight, Daniel von Bargen, Stephen Tobolowsky, Benjamin Mouton, Jack McGee, Bill Cable
Director
Paul Verhoeven
Format
Blu-ray DVD
Screen
Widescreen 2.35:1
Subtitles
Spanish (Neutral), English, French
CC
No
Audio
Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 5.1
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1
Subtitles
English SDH, English, Spanish (Neutral)
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: DTS 5.1 HD, English: DVS - Descriptive Video Service
Rating
UR - UR -
age 17+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 17+
age 17+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this film is about a murderer who kills people with an ice pick. There are many scenes involving full female nudity and male-female intercourse. The main characters drink heavily and use cocaine, and the male protagonist sexually assaults a main female character.

Sexual Content

Female nudity (including full frontal), male buttocks, several instances of intercourse, S&M, stereotypical lesbian characters.

Violence

Graphic depictions of stabbings and gun violence. A rape.

Language

Mostly sexual in nature.

Social Behavior

Characters manipulate one another repeatedly, heavy drug use.

Consumerism

Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Main characters drink and use cocaine.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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