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Scissors (1991)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  22 March 1991 (USA)
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After a young woman is attacked in the elevator she meets her neighbours (two brothers) for the first time. One of the brothers has a secret, the other has a crush on her. Her analyst tries... See full summary »

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After a young woman is attacked in the elevator she meets her neighbours (two brothers) for the first time. One of the brothers has a secret, the other has a crush on her. Her analyst tries to help her over the attack, but when she is invited to a mysterious apartment things get worse and worse. Written by Rob Hartill

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Angie is about to step over the edge. All she needs is a little help.

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Rated R for violence, sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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After the success of Sharon Stone's Basic Instinct (1992), this film was retitled in German as "Final Instinct". See more »

Goofs

Supposedly taking place in Chicago (though there's no attempt to give even the barest hint of it being in Chicago -- the apartment building is very LA), but the sloppiness gets very evident when you see the (213) Los Angeles area code on the toy building across from the insane apartment she ends up in (Chicago's area code is 312). See more »

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Sharon Stone, before she was big...
8 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film was made in 1991, and it is sort of odd. Sharon Stone however, looks great (she is more understated, young and fresh). Steve Railsback ("Helter Skelter", and the more recent "Ed Gein") is strange and menacing.

The film itself has some odd cinematography and sets, including the apartment where Stone is abducted. Sort of a cold, Los Angeles modern look to it. It was marketed as suspense/horror. Probably more suspense/mystery.

Ronny Cox as Stone's psychotherapist and Michelle Phillips as his politician wife, so there is a message somewhere lost in the script. It is not the worst, and Stone looks beautiful, so it's worth a shot. 6/10


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