Sharon’s leg-crossing scene ‘most-paused moment in movies’

Updated: Feb 24, 2011, 13:23 PM IST

Melbourne: Sharon Stone’s infamous leg-crossing scene in ‘Basic Instinct’ has topped a poll of the ‘most-paused moments in movies’.

The scene caused a sensation when Oscar-nominated Basic Instinct was released in 1992.

It topped the poll of must-see moments for movie subscription service Lovefilm, reports the Daily Telegraph.

The saucy scene, in which Stone is apparently not wearing underwear, drew a third of the votes in the poll by the DVD rental and streaming service.

The second-most popular moment on pause was a flash of Jennifer Lopez`s naked bottom in 2010 film The Back-Up Plan.

Flesh flashes from Jamie Lee Curtis, Nicole Kidman, Brad Pitt and even the animated Jessica Rabbit also made the top 10.

Top 10:

1. ‘Basic Instinct’ - Sharon Stone crossing her legs.

2. ‘The Back-Up Plan’ - Jennifer Lopez naked.

3. ‘Star Wars - Episode IV: A New Hope’ - Stormtrooper bangs his head.

4. ‘Trading Places’ - Jamie Lee Curtis flashes.

5. ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ - Jessica Rabbit appears to be wearing no underwear.

6. ‘Fight Club’ - Brad Pitt flashes briefly in hospital.

7. ‘Iron Man 2’ - Captain America’s shield appears on desk.

8. ‘The Lion King’ - dust spells out ‘S.F.X.’.

9. ‘Tron’ - cameo appearance by Pacman.

10. Eyes Wide Shut - Nicole Kidman naked.