Fatal Instinct Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 15557

Average Rating: 2.2/4

# of Ratings: 21

Theatrical Release Date: 10/29/1993

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Crime

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Carl Reiner

Actors: Armand Assante, Sherilyn Fenn, Kate Nelligan, Sean Young, Christopher McDonald, James Remar

Plot: This is a spoof of sexy suspense thrillers "Fatal Attraction" and "Basic Instinct." Armand Assante is the smooth private detective who is being cheated on by a scheming wife who plots to kill him and benefit from the insurance policy on his life.

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Snoogans - wrote on 07/28/2009

One of the better parodies that you probably never heard of. It's a fairly good spoof of noir films, older and newer (at the time). The style is like the Zuckers meets Mel Brooks. The jokes come out in almost rapid succession and there are few misses. The best part is that there are almost no pop-culture referrences to make it feel dated. If you like pariodies, then do youself a favor and check it out.

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Noir spoof worth checking out!

MovieAddict - wrote on 03/08/2012

I personally love spoofs and this one is a parody of some of my favorite movies including “Cape Fear,” “Sleeping with the Enemy," “Basic Instinct” and "Fatal Attraction."

Ned Ravine (Armand Assante) is a police officer / lawyer who is being cheated on by a scheming wife (Kate Nelligan), while being pursued by a sexy client (blonde bombshell Sean Young). Meanwhile his quiet and demure secretary (Sherilyn Fenn) is secretly in love in with him. She is hding from her psycho husband who will stop at nothing to regain her affections. Christopher McDonald is the dimwitted mechanic who hatches a murder scheme with Ravine two-timing spouse to dispose of him and collect on the insurance policy on Ned’s life. Ravine’s troubles are far from over. He also has to look over his …

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