Body of Evidence (1993)

R   |    |  Drama, Thriller


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A lawyer defends a woman accused of killing her older lover by having sex with him.

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4 October 2001 | vasili82
who cares if its a basic intincts rip-off!
Who cares if 'Body of Evidence' is a so-called 'Basic Instincts' rip-off, and the plot is a bit bogus? It's escapism, so I say to all the critics just chill a bit and lay off this movie. Madonna is simply stunning in it and as an enormous fan of hers [practically in anything she endeavours], I cannot believe it took me until 2001 to watch this movie. I guess I was sucked in to believe it was worst than it actually turned out to be. I can say that, whilst this movie is not Oscar-material, it was enjoyable, sexy and intriguing. Why people take it so seriously is beyond me. I firmly believe it was too harshly criticised. I was pleasently surprised. Sure, Madonna has a long way to go before she is considered a serious actress and perfects her craft, but she fit perfectly into this femme-fatal role and is very convincing. She is a better actress than people give her credit for!

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Trivia

During a televised interview in January 2015 when asked about her experience working on this movie, Julianne Moore responded that Madonna was 'method acting' throughout the production, and was so into her character that she refused to speak to Moore on the set, with the result that Moore was so nervous when required to slap Madonna during their scene together, that she came nowhere near to making contact.


Quotes

Robert Garrett: Dr. McCurdy. What would cocaine do to someone in Mr. Marsh's condition?
Dr. McCurdy: It would accelerate his heartbeat.
Robert Garrett: And if he were having sex while under the influence of such a stimulant?
Dr. McCurdy: It would be the same as shooting a loaded gun at him!


Goofs

When Rebecca and Frank are kissing and fall back on the stairs, Rebecca removes Frank's tie, and then roughly shoves him away. Just before she pushes him, actor Willem Dafoe holds still for a split second, clearly anticipating/bracing himself for the shove.


Alternate Versions

The UK video, claimed on the box to be "the full uncut version" shows slightly more graphic footage of the sex scenes than the version featured on the UK region 2 DVDs, as well as American R-rated DVD versions and unrated DVD versions. This is noticeable in the scene where the police "investigators" watch the video tape playing in Andrew Marsh's bedroom after his untimely death and when Rebecca Carlson and Frank Dulaney get personal as well professional for the first time.


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The Passion Theme
Written by
Graeme Revell, Jeff Silbar, and Warren Hill.
Performed by Warren Hill

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Drama | Thriller

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