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I would not do a Showgirls
(1995) remake - one movie was definitely enough! But we had actually been working on the sequel to "Showgirls" which was going to be called 'Bimbos' and was going to be 'Nomi does Hollywood', but after "Showgirls" was released there was no way anyone was going to give me money for that. If we could just make Elizabeth Berkley
20 years younger now I would love to make '...
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.
Has had actors who were not always admired for their acting give unusual performances in his films (Arnold Schwarzenegger, Elizabeth Berkely and Casper Van Dien to name a few).