- Basic Instinct
This mere image can send shivers down the spine for all the right reasons and gets your blood flowing in all the right places. Basic Instinct has made a name for itself and has inspired hundreds of erotic thrillers all over the world. Starring Sharon Stone and Michael Douglas, this neo-noir film revolved around the intense and sultry relationship around a police detective and the prime suspect of a brutal murder case which he is investigating. The film is noted for its ground-breaking portrayal of sexuality in mainstream cinema and has helped Stone become an iconic cult figure worldwide. It spawned a sequel released in 2006. Despite generating huge controversies, especially its portrayal of homosexual relationships and a bisexual woman, it has become one of the all-time must-watch films.
These films will never age and will continue to amaze us every time we watch them again. A lot of people’s childhood and growing up years included these movies. And now 25 years later, memories are even sweeter.