Films on Tap: Showgirls
USA, 1995, 128 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: France
Films On Tap - You've played drinking games at home, now play them with us! We give you the rules and thanks to Breckingridge Breweries the first 50 guests get their first drink on the house! And because we don't keep score we all win! Drink specials run all night long and with a bar in the theater you won't miss a second of the movie.
Here are some sample rules:
Take a drink when:
Elizabeth Berkley grunts and/or makes furious noises as she dances
Gina Gershon says “darling” with a straight face
someone does pelvic thrusts and calls it “dancing”
Elizabeth Berkley says something dumb (which Jessie Spano would never do)
Kyle MacLaughlan leers at someone from behind his floppy 80’s hair
Seduction, passion and power struggles unfold when the creators of Basic Instinct, director Paul Verhoeven and screenwriter Joe Eszterhas, blow the lid off the seemingly glamorous world of Las Vegas showdancing to create one of the most controversial - and shocking - films of all time.
Nomi Malone (Elizabeth Berkley) has what it takes to make it as a Las Vegas showgirl - what she doesn't have is a way in. To survive, she accepts the only job available: lap dancing at a seedy club. And when she meets Cristal (Gina Gershon), Vegas' reigning showgirl, Nomi wants everything she has - including her boyfriend (Kyle MacLachlan).
And as Nomi dives deeper into the world she so desperately desires, a rivalry between the two women heats up. The battle for the spotlight becomes so fiercely competitive that it drives Nomi to desperate lengths - and devious heights - for fame in Sin City.
DIRECTOR: Paul Verhoeven