A violent police detective investigates a brutal murder that might involve a manipulative and seductive novelist.
- Year: 1992
- Country: United States of America, France
- Genre: Thriller, Mystery
- Studio: Carolco Pictures, Canal+
- Keyword: dying and death, california, jealousy, sexual obsession, police, san francisco, california, sadism, psychopath, detective, eroticism, bisexuality, suspicion of murder, dangerous, lover, striptease, celebrity, femme fatale, sociopath, dead, neo-noir, erotic thriller, manipulative woman, novel writing, killed during sex, american giallo
- Director: Paul Verhoeven
- Cast: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Leilani Sarelle, Denis Arndt