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Plot Summary
In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker (Meat Loaf) and a creepy butler (Richard O'Brien). Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky."

Cast: Tim Curry , Susan Sarandon , Barry Bostwick , Richard O'Brien , Jonathan Adams , Nell Campbell , Peter Hinwood , Patricia Quinn

Director: Jim Sharman

Genres: Musical comedy

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Release Date: January 1st, 1975|1 hr. 40 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • Dr. Furter is played by a British actor named Tim Curry, who bears a certain resemblance to Loretta Young in drag. He's the best thing in the movie, maybe because he seems to be having the most fun. show more

  • The powerhouse of the film is Tim Curry's cross-dressing alien, Frank N. Furter, who would never reach these kinds of gloriously demented heights again. show more

  • The material inspires affection, given its knowing pastiche of everything from Universal horrors to '50s grade-Z sci-fi, and a shamelessly hedonistic, fiercely independent sensibility that must have seemed a welcome relief from the mainstream bombast of other '70s musicals. show more

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  • October 31, 2014 Sire
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    The quintessential cult movie. A powerhouse of a comedic drama filled with early career A list actors. Tim Curry is surreal in his portrayal of a cross-dressing alien, Frank N. Furter who shows us the virtues of straddling the fine line of sexuality and psychosis. Tim is haunting in this role and with his rich singing voice that plows thru many of the movie's hit tunes, Tim was the right choice for this film. Flanked by Hollywood heavyweights of the time Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick, both contrast against Tim Curry's character in the time tested battle of good and evil. Tim's supporting ensemble cast of characters and freaks bring RHPS to the heights that have stood the test of time over the decades. A must see for the holidays and at least 20 times in your life. I am on my 138th time.

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