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'Basic Instinct' (1992)

Just about everyone knows about "the scene" with Sharon Stone in "Basic Instinct," a thriller about a bisexual woman who becomes a serial murder suspect. But when the MPAA initially gave it an NC-17 -- after much soul-searching and viewing the film, or portions of it, seven times -- it was over scenes depicting an ice pick attack and lengthy lovemaking between stars Michael Douglas and Stone. The film got an R rating after director Paul Verhoeven made minor trims of about half a minute. See full story
Ralph Nelson
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