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Scissors (1991)

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 »

Director:

Frank De Felitta

Writers:

Joyce Selznick (story), Frank De Felitta (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sharon Stone ... Angie Anderson
Steve Railsback ... Alex Morgan / Cole Morgan
Ronny Cox ... Dr. Stephan Carter
Michelle Phillips ... Ann Carter
Vicki Frederick ... Nancy Leahy
Larry Moss ... Mr. Kramer
Austin Kelly Austin Kelly ... Folger
Jesse Garcia Jesse Garcia ... Counterman
Will Leskin ... Billy
Ivy Jones ... Mother
Laura Caulfield Laura Caulfield ... Actress on Soap Opera (as Laura Ann Caulfield)
Ed Crick Ed Crick ... Frank Brady
Hal Riddle Hal Riddle ... Male Dog Walker
Ivy Bethune Ivy Bethune ... Female Dog Walker
Jim Shankman Jim Shankman ... Bob the Clerk
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Storyline

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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Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 March 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Efialtiki pagida See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,368, 24 March 1991, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,368, 24 March 1991
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Company Credits

Production Co:

DDM Film Corporation See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

When Angie catches the bird in the bedroom, Mr. Bailey's corpse is breathing for several seconds. See more »

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Features Mayerling (1936) See more »

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ill-fitting role for Stone and a weird Twilight Zone detour
25 April 2015 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Angie Anderson (Sharon Stone) gets attacked by a masked man in her apartment elevator. She stabs him with her scissors but he promises to return. She is helped by her neighbors identical twins Alex and Cole Morgan (Steve Railsback). She collects dolls and makes clothes. Psychiatrist Dr. Stephan Carter (Ronny Cox) treats her. She's 26 and sexually frigid. She becomes beset by paranoia and fear. Ann (Michelle Phillips) is the doctor's wife.

The music, the acting and the story is all trying to make an old overwrought sexual-psycho thriller horror. Sharon Stone is playing against type especially considering her later roles. She never fit this shy scared girl even when she was younger. It's really problematic. She is forced to overact. There is no good acting in this by anyone. The music gets kind of annoying which makes the horror thriller not scary at all. There are some weird nightmarish turns. However it comes off laughable to me. It's like the movie takes a detour into the Twilight Zone.


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