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Basic Instinct (1992)

“A brutal murder. A brilliant killer. A cop who can't resist the danger.”

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Plot

Detective Nick Curran is investigating the brutal murder of a retired rock star and must interview a woman who was involved with him, the novelist Catherine Tramell. Rich and successful, Tramell is also manipulative, and Curran suspects her of involvement in the murder although he cannot find any proof. Yet the plot thickens after another murder occurs, and Curran finds himself becoming inextricably entangled with Tramell and the many secrets of her life.

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Basic Instinct is a mystery movie featuring Michael Douglas and directed by Paul Verhoeven.

Basic Instinct is currently streaming for free (ad-supported) on Paramount Plus and Paramount+ Showtime and it's also available on DIRECTV, EPIX Amazon Channel, Epix, Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount+ Roku Premium Channel, Paramount+ Showtime and Showtime Roku Premium Channel.

It is also possible to buy Basic Instinct on AMC on Demand, Amazon Video, Apple iTunes, DIRECTV, Google Play Movies, Microsoft Store, Redbox, Vudu and YouTube or rent it on Spectrum On Demand.