Forget everything you've heard about Showgirls It is simply the greatest movie ever made. Leaving her squeaky clean, Saved by the Bell persona behind and introducing a squeaky naked body, Elizabeth Berkley roars into Las Vegas and takes over Sin City. Starting as a bottom-rung lap dancer, she rubs joints the right way and soils Kyle MacLachlan 's trousers. He puts her in his big-time casino show, where Elizabeth locks horns and lips with its sexy star, Gina Gershon.
Please refresh the page and retry. You want answers. Back in , Verhoeven was fresh off a run of huge commercial hits, including Robocop, Total Recall and Basic Instinct, the latter of which he collaborated on with Eszterhas, who also wrote Flashdance. The critics had a field day tearing it to shreds when it was released, competing with each other for the snarkiest write-up.
But as we mature, we usually become a little more picky and maybe we require more than a flash of bare skin. Is it a cult classic? Is it a big-budget skin flick?
If you've ever seen a goldfish flip out of its bowl and on to the floor, then you've essentially already witnessed the infamous pool sex scene in Showgirls. In it, dancer Nomi Elizabeth Berkley impresses her boss Zack Kyle MacLachlan with her extreme flexibility, after he makes the first move under the waterfall, emerging like the Loch Ness Monster. Making the whole thing even more chuckle-inducing is the hideous pool decor, all neon palm trees and dolphin sculptures. Making Culture Pop. Our editorial content is not influenced by any commissions we receive.