Release date: March 20, 1992
The movie was shot in San Francisco
Sharon Stone on Paul Verhoeven: “He loves me, I hate him”.
When news of the screenplay’s content began to leak out, gay groups picketed the film's sets in protest at its portrayal of bisexual characters as homicidal maniacs. Source / More (Book)
Verhoeven versus writer Joe Eszterhas: Look, I am the director, ja? And you are the writer? So, I am right and you are wrong, ja?
Scriptwriter Joe Eszteras was paid $3 million. An unheard amount of money.
The leg crossing scene was partly cut in the American release.
Many people are confused about who killed who. Director Verhoeven states that Catherine was the killer, and that she framed Beth. He also says he was confused as to why many people didn’t make the connection.