Basic Instinct

Basic Instinct quotes

32 total quotes (ID: 655)

Catherine Tramell
Dr. Beth Garner
Gus Moran
Major cast
Nick Curran


Nick Curran: How long were you dating him?
Catherine Tramell: I wasn't dating him. I was ****ing him.
Nick Curran: What are you, a pro?
Catherine Tramell: No, I'm an amateur.


[To Beth] Now, will you tell I.A. I'm just your average, healthy, totally ****ed up cop and let me out of here... please?

[To Roxy] Let me ask you something, Rocky, man to man. I think she's the **** of the century. What do you think?

You're gonna make a terrific character, Nick.

[To Nick] Killing isn't like smoking. You can quit.

[To Nick] Well, she got that magna cum laude pussy on her that done fried up your brain!

[Talking to Nick about Catherine] She's evil! She's brilliant!

[Nick finds out that Beth and Catherine had slept together in college] What was I supposed to say? "Hey guys, I'm not gay, but I did **** your suspect"?

[first lines]
Gus Moran: Who was this ****ing guy?
Nick Curran: Rock and Roll, Gus. Johnny Boz.
Gus Moran: Never heard of him.
Nick Curran: Before your time, cowboy. Hey, Ronny! Where they hiding?
Ronny: Upstairs, to the right.
Nick Curran: Mid Sixties, he had five or six hits. Got a club down in Fillmore now.
Gus Moran: Not now, he don't.

Andrews: There's cum stains all over the sheets.
Nick Curran: Very impressive.
Gus Moran: He got off before he got offed.

Gus Moran: I thought he was a rock and roll star.
Lt. Walker: He was a retired rock and roll star.
Capt. Talcott: A civic-minded, very respectable rock and roll star.
Gus Moran: Then, what's that over there?
Nick Moran: Looks like civic-minded, very respectable cocaine.

Catherine Tramell: So, how did he die?
Gus Moran: He was murdered.
Catherine Tramell: Obviously. How was he murdered?
Nick Curran: With an ice pick.

Nick Curran: Let me ask you something, Miss Tramell. Are you sorry he's dead?
Catherine Tramell: Yeah. I liked ****ing him.

Nick Curran: What's your new book about?
Catherine Tramell: A detective. He falls for the wrong woman.
Nick Curran: What happens?
Catherine Tramell: She kills him.

John Correli: There's no smoking in this building, Miss Tramell.
Catherine Tramell: What are you gonna do? Charge me with smoking?