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R| 1 hr. 35 min.

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

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Release Date: September 26th, 1975|1 hr. 35 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 10 )
  • 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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  • April 03, 2011 Sal
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    ************* Rocky at the 8th Street Playhouse in The Village in the 80's in NYC !! Good Times. And after, going to the Tiffany Diner and Taco ******* 7 Ave. South.

  • April 03, 2011 Frankie
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    I first seen this movie ********** the Waverly in New York City. I've been a fan ever since!

  • October 31, 2009 john
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    Anticip..................................pation. Hahaha!

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