STRANGER BY NIGHT, a boozy, low-budget variation on BASIC INSTINCT, is no more plausible or memorable than its model; at best, it's a shade sexier than the norm for straight-to-video erotic thrillers.
Bobby Corcoran (Steven Bauer), a cop with problems, has so far managed to slip by on a carefully administered regimen of self-medication and Kentucky bourbon. To work off excess tension, he avails himself of the favors of his police psychiatrist, Anne Richmond (Jennifer Rubin). When he and his
partner Troy Rooney (William Katt), a ladies' man with a working knowledge of the local street trade, are assigned to investigate the dismemberment of several local working...