Animal Instincts (1992)

Unrated  |  Video  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  21 October 1992 (USA)
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A cop videotapes his wife having various sexual encounters to spruce up their marriage. However, they soon land in hot water when a mobster learns of their marital activities.


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A cop and his sexually frustrated wife are struggling to keep their failing marriage intact, when by chance they discover that he is a voyeuristic peeping tom. To satisfy him, his wife has numerous affairs, which her husband watches on closed-circuit television. However, the pair soon learn that when you play with fire, you'll always get burned. Written by Anonymous

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Erotic Tale
10 March 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I rarely enjoy erotic films, but really loved this one. Its plot is quite basic the tale of a cop that works too hard and a wife that is neglected. Shannon Whirry as the wife is stunning and captures your attention. Its adult nature is full nudity and soft focus, with plenty of interesting outfits and people doing what is now seen as swinging. It hasn't really dated too badly, the hair is big, the g-strings high legged and the suits a bit 80s. Other than that they had kept it free of really obvious fashion or image disasters of the era.

The second film is also quite good and in the third Shannon wasn't included.

If you want intelligent eroticism then get Wild Things with Denise Richards, otherwise this will make a fun watch.

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