NC-17 | | Drama
Nomi, a young drifter, arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become the top of the Vegas showgirls.
Paul Verhoeven was insistent that actors not ad-lib or change lines as they were scripted. He had done numerous interviews with real-life dancers and showgirls, and used some of their lines directly in the screenplay. Three changes were allowed: The line "smiling... ...
Hop in, pard!
Nomi Malone: Where are you going?
Jeff: Vegas! Come on! This is your lucky day!
When Nomi and Cristal are having drinks together, Cristal has a French manicure. After they leave, her nails are pink.
$8,112,627 (USA) (24 September 1995)