Posts tagged ‘Basic Instinct’

March 22, 2013

Script: Basic Instinct

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Basic Instinct was written by Joe Eszterhas. The script sold for $3 million, a record at the time.

March 22, 2013

Screenwriter Profile: Joe Eszterhas

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Joe Eszterhas is one of the most financially successful screenwriters of all time. After a bidding war, his script for Basic Instinct sold for $3 million, a record at the time — not to mention, a record he had already set and broken a few times already. He comes from the hay day of spec script sales, and he made a whole lot of dough off of his scripts for Flashdance, Music Box, and Showgirls, to name a few. 

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