Sharon Stone has become famous in Hollywood for the Scene in Basic Instinct. Basic Instinct is one of her most well-known movies. This 1992 American erotic thriller film directed by Paul Verhoeven, starring Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone.
Even before its release, the movie generated heated controversy due to its overt sexuality and graphic depiction of violence. It was strongly opposed by gay right activists, who criticised the film’s depiction of homosexual relationships and the portrayal of a bisexual woman as a murderous sociopath.
The movie was so successful that it was entered into the 1992 Cannes Film Festival. The film was widely criticised for glamorising cigarette smoking. Character Catherine Tramell was nominated Villain for the AFI’s 100 Years…100 Heroes and Villains of the American Film Institute.
Sharon Stone is known for her controversial roles. This seasoned goddess is still a sleek bodied, outspoken and level-headed beauty with plenty to offer on and off the screen. Here are some of her other roles she was appraised for.
Total Recall (1990)
The movie is an action packed fiction thriller, centred around one man’s discovery of who he is and the attempt to save the citizen’s of Mars. Sharon Stone plays Lori, a planted wife and companion to the main character Quaid, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. She tries to keep the charade alive through her ability to seduce and convince. Quaid soon discovers the truth and sets out to make things right.
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
In this movie, Sharon Stone film, she portrays Ellen “the Lady”. Set in the old west, she sets out to seek revenge on the man who murdered her father. The movie takes place in the town of Redemption where Stone will find her father’s killer, John Herod. The climax pits the Lady against her father’s killer, in an exciting old west outcome.
The Specialist (1994)
This is another great movie starring Sharon Stone, where she plays the seductive May Munro. She seeks out the Specialist, played by Sylvester Stallone, to avenge the murder of her parents. In this action-adventure movie, Sharon Stone and Stallone tackle three notorious villains, a Cuban crime boos, his son and the merciless hitman.
Regardless of the role she stars in, she plays on being seductive, sexy, dangerous and mysterious. Sharon Stone is nothing if not a legend in her own right. She is one of the most talked-about actresses of the 1990s, earning both admiration and infamy for her on and off the screen persona.