->''Some fantasies go too far.''

Directed by Creator/WilliamFriedkin, written and produced by Joe Eszterhas, ''Jade'' is a 1995 erotic thriller, starring David Caruso, who also starred in the popular cop drama TV show, ''Series/NYPDBlue'', Linda Fiorentino who starred in ''Film/TheLastSeduction'' and Chazz Palminteri, who was fresh off of receiving an Oscar nomination for ''Film/BulletsOverBroadway.''

When an important millionaire was mysteriously murdered, San Francisco attorney David Corelli (Caruso) investigates the case and the first suspect is Katrina Gavin (Fiorentino), who happens to be Corelli's ex-lover and is married to local attorney Matt Gavin (Palminteri). A web of blackmail and prostitution arises and Corelli must discover who really committed the crime before it is too late.

!! This film displays examples of:

* AssholeVictim: Kyle Medford.
* BiTheWay: Patrice mentions that she'd like to meet Jade because she's into women.
* BrainyBrunette: Dr. Katrina Gavin. Academically she is bright, her common sense when it comes to her personal relationships isn't so stellar though.
* ChaseScene: This chase scene has one running through a Chinatown parade and ends with Corelli being [[{{Narm}} knocked into the ocean bay in a more cartoonish fashion.]]
* CrazyJealousGuy: Matt.
* {{Fanservice}}: Linda Fiorentino doing full frontal nudity and several graphic sex scenes.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: [[spoiler: "Is everything Matt's idea?"]]
* HighClassCallGirl: Patrice and [[spoiler: Katrina.]]
* HomePornMovie: Corelli receives a copy of a sex tape in a dead man's beach house.
* LoveTriangle: Matt, David, and Katrina are part of one that's been going on for years.
* MagicBrakes: Corelli's car's brakes fail as he's heading down one of San Francisco's trademark steep hills. Naturally, it was due to [[VehicularSabotage someone cutting the brake line...]]
* SoundtrackDissonance: "Rites of Spring" was played during the middle of the film. Also in a scene in which Corelli is examing clues about the case.
* YourCheatingHeart: Matt and [[spoiler: Katrina.]]