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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

R  |   |  Comedy, Musical  |  15 August 1975 (UK)
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A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

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A remake of the 1970's Rocky Horror Picture Show

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It's the weird and wonderful as newly engaged couple Brad and Janet encounter a problem when their car halts in the rain. They both look for contact, only to find themselves at the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite. A place to stay is offered, but will Brad and Janet want to remain there? Especially when a large group of Transylvanians dance to the 'Time Warp', Dr. Frank-N-Furter builds his own man and a whole host of participation for the audience to enjoy. Written by simon

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He's the hero -- that's right, the hero!! See more »

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Comedy | Musical

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15 August 1975 (UK)  »

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Orgía de horror y locura  »

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$139,876,417 (USA)
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(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Cliff De Young was offered the role of Brad Majors, but turned it down due to scheduling conflicts. He finally got his chance in Shock Treatment (1981). See more »

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During "Wild and Untamed Thing" a crew member can be seen walking on the catwalk above the stage. See more »

Quotes

Frank: Enchanté. Well! How nice. And what charming underclothes you both have. But here. Put these on. They'll make you feel less... vulnerable. It's not often we receive visitors here, let alone offer them... hospitality.
Brad: Hospitality? All we wanted to do was to use your telephone, goddammit, a reasonable request which you've chosen to ignore!
Janet: Brad, don't be ungrateful.
Brad: Ungrateful!
Frank: How forceful you are, Brad. Such a perfect specimen of manhood. So... dominant.
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At the very end of the film, The credits read: "The characters portrayed in this film are ENTIRELY FICTITIOUS and bear no resemblance to anyone living OR DEAD!" See more »

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Referenced in Playboy: The Story of X (1998) See more »

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Planet, Schmanet, Janet
(uncredited)
Written by Richard O'Brien
Performed by Tim Curry, Jonathan Adams, Barry Bostwick and Susan Sarandon
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A young naive couple experience a modern Frankenstein.
16 September 2005 | by (Seattle, United States) – See all my reviews

Those who gave this gem a low score - Please! Crawl back in your cardboard life and stay there! This film bubbles with zest, wit, subtle humor, raw humor, strange scenes, great songs and a huge host of memorable characters. Most of the characters are drawn as sharply as if a straight razor...well, not straight...as if a razor had been used. Not intended for the super straight part of our culture, which is why it usually plays at midnight shows, but you'll notice that it's been playing steadily for 30 years now, especially along the American coasts, which is a better record that almost anything else you can think of (excluding Gome With The Wind in Atlanta, a single town). I even took my mother to one of the 15 or so theater viewings I've attended. She thought the dressed up audience was a little strange, but she found out why they were so enthusiastic and quite liked the show. It's just a time slip....


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