4 Print Biographies |
19 Interviews |
4 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
The 4th Man
(1983) [["The Fourth Man"] has to do with my vision of religion. In my opinion, Christianity is nothing more than one of many interpretations of reality, neither more nor less. Ideally, it would be nice to believe that there is a God somewhere out there, but it looks to me as if the whole Christian religion is a major symptom of schizophrenia in half the world's population: ...
Showing male full frontal nudity was quite normal in Verhoeven's Dutch films up to The 4th Man
(1983). After that, he pursued a career in the USA, where the movie rating system wouldn't allowed this. The only full male nudity in his American films is in Hollow Man
(2000), which was allowed because the penis was half-invisible and seen through a thermal scanner.
His films usually have the two main antagonists hostile to each other (Dick Jones and Clarence Boddicker in RoboCop
(1987), Cohaagen and Richter in Total Recall
(1990), Catherine Trammel and Beth Garner, the two main suspects in Basic Instinct
(1992), who were possibly framing each other and Ludwig Muntze and Gunther Franken in Black Book