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Scissors (1991)

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

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When Angie is beginning to break down in the apartment, she sees the body is missing from the bed and pulls the bedspread off the bed looking for it. A few minutes later she returns to get into the bed and the bedspread is neatly back in place. See more »

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This is one of the worst movies I have ever seen
3 July 2011 | by See all my reviews

Sharon Stone is nearly raped in the elevator of her apartment building, but manages to escape, leading to conflict with twin brothers both played by Steve Railsback.

I'm usually pretty lenient with movies, but Scissors is awful. I really, really didn't like this movie. Sharon Stone's performance is awful, just mind-bogglingly bad. Ronny Cox is just as bad, unusual for two pretty good actors.

The direction is confusing. I never figured out what the movie was trying to convey, it just seemed to be several random encounters after the other. Editing is terrible. A nails-on-a-chalkboard soundtrack is the icing on this horrible cake.

The sole bright spot is Steve Railsback, who turns in a good performance as the two brothers. He gets the 2 stars for this dreck.

Avoid this like the plague. Bad, bad, bad.


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