Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction

  • 18
  • Michael Caton-Jones (2006)
  • Ger / US / Sp / UK
  • 109 min
Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction
Film Review
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2 out of 5

Nearly 15 years after first grabbing that ice pick, Sharon Stone reprises her most famous role in this London-set sequel. Novelist Catherine Tramell (Stone) is again under suspicion after her latest lover (played by soccer "bad boy" Stan Collymore) takes a fatal dive into a London dock. There's no Michael Douglas this time, however - Britain's own David Morrissey is the male lead, playing a psychiatrist who becomes shrink-rapt by his icily erotic new patient. Stone still looks the bee's knees at 48 and director Michael Caton-Jones does a workmanlike job of keeping things rattling along, but there's precious little beneath the film's surface glitz and glamour. The plot is preposterous and the much-vaunted eroticism is nothing to write home about - but as no-brainer entertainment, this just passes muster.

Plot Summary

Erotic crime thriller, a sequel to the 1992 box-office hit, starring Sharon Stone and David Morrissey. When a star footballer dies in mysterious circumstances, suspicion falls on American author Catherine Tramell, who's now living in London. Top psychologist Michael Glass investigates the beautiful writer's involvement and is drawn into a highly-charged game of deception.

Cast and crew

Cast

Catherine Tramell
Sharon Stone
Dr Michael Glass
David Morrissey
Dr Milena Gardosh
Charlotte Rampling
Roy Washburn
David Thewlis
Adam Tower
Hugh Dancy
Laney Ward
Anne Caillon
Kevin Franks
Stan Collymore

Crew

Director
Michael Caton-Jones

Other Information

Language: 
English
Colour
Theatrical distributor: 
Entertainment
Guidance: 
Violence, swearing, drug abuse, sex scenes and nudity.
Available on DVD
Released 31 Mar 2006
Certificate 18
Distributor:
Entertainment in Video Ltd
Categories
Drama

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