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Basic Instinct

Basic Instinct quotes

32 total quotes

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

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.

Psychologist: Nick, when you recollect your childhood, are your recollections pleasing to you?
Nick Curran: Number 1, I don't remember how often I used to jerk off, but it was a lot. Number 2, I wasn't pissed off at my dad, even when I was old enough to know what he and mom were doing in the bedroom. Number 3, I don't look in the toilet before I flush it. Number 4, I haven't wet my bed for a long time. Number 5, why don't the two of you go **** yourselves. I'm outta here.

[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.

[last lines]
Catherine Tramell: What do we do now, Nick?
Nick Curran: **** like minxs, raise rug rats, live happily ever after.
Catherine Tramell: I hate rug rats.
Nick Curran: **** like minxs, forget the rug rats, and live happily ever after.

[Nick just had rough sex with Beth]
Dr. Beth Garner: You've never been like that before. Why?
Nick Curran: You tell me, you're the shrink.
Dr. Beth Garner: You weren't making love to me.
Nick Curran: Who was I making love to?
Dr. Beth Garner: You weren't making love.

[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"?

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

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

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

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

George Dzundza - Gus Moran

Jeanne Tripplehorn - Dr. Beth Garner

Michael Douglas - Nick Curran