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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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Dr. Frank-N-Furter - A Scientist
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Janet Weiss - A Heroine
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Brad Majors - A Hero
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Riff Raff - A Handyman
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Magenta - A Domestic
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Columbia - A Groupie (as Little Nell)
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Dr. Everett V. Scott - A Rival Scientist
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Rocky Horror - A Creation
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Eddie - Ex Delivery Boy (as Meatloaf)
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The Criminologist - An Expert
Jeremy Newson ...
Ralph Hapschatt
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Betty Munroe (as Hilary Labow)
Perry Bedden ...
The Transylvanians
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The Transylvanians
Gaye Brown ...
The Transylvanians
Ishaq Bux ...
The Transylvanians
Stephen Calcutt ...
The Transylvanians
Hugh Cecil ...
The Transylvanians
Imogen Claire ...
The Transylvanians
Tony Cowan ...
The Transylvanians
Sadie Corre ...
The Transylvanians
Fran Fullenwider ...
The Transylvanians
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The Transylvanians
Peggy Ledger ...
The Transylvanians
Annabel Leventon ...
The Transylvanians (as Annabelle Leventon)
Anthony Milner ...
The Transylvanians
Pamela Obermeyer ...
The Transylvanians
Tony Then ...
The Transylvanians
Kimi Wong ...
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The Transylvanians
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Lewis Alexander ...
Floor Show Audience (uncredited)
Gina Barrie ...
Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Hyma Beckley ...
Floor Show Audience (uncredited)
Ernest Blyth ...
Floor Show Audience (uncredited)
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The Transylvanians (uncredited)
Megan Hanks ...
Bridesmaid (uncredited)
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Floor Show Audience (uncredited)
Mark Johnson ...
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
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Floor Show Audience (uncredited)
Petra Leah ...
Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Frank Lester ...
Wedding Dad (uncredited)
Aileen Lewis ...
Floor Show Audience (uncredited)
John Marquand ...
Father (uncredited)
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Himself (uncredited) (archiveSound)
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Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Trevor White ...
Rocky Horror - A Creation (uncredited) (singingVoice)

Directed by

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Jim Sharman

Written by

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Richard O'Brien ... (original musical play)
 
Jim Sharman ... (screenplay) and
Richard O'Brien ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Lou Adler ... executive producer
John Goldstone ... associate producer
Michael White ... producer

Cinematography by

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Peter Suschitzky ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Graeme Clifford

Editorial Department

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Rodney Glenn ... assistant editor
Nigel Galt ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Casting By

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Joel Thurm

Production Design by

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Brian Thomson

Art Direction by

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Terry Ackland-Snow

Costume Design by

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Sue Blane ... (original costume design)

Makeup Department

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Ramon Gow ... hairdresser
Pierre La Roche ... original makeup designs creator
Peter Robb-King ... makeup artist
Graham Freeborn ... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Ernest Gasser ... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Helen Lennox ... assistant hair stylist (uncredited)
Mike Lockey ... assistant hair stylist (uncredited)
Jane Royle ... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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John Comfort ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Mike Gowans ... first assistant director
Bob Howard ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Dick Frift ... construction manager
Ian Whittaker ... set dresser
Don Bradburn ... dressing props (uncredited)
Norman Dorme ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Bob Douglas ... stand-by props (uncredited)
Bob Hedges ... stand-by props (uncredited)
John Leuenberger ... property master (uncredited)
Bryn Siddall ... property buyer (uncredited)
John Siddall ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Bob Spencer ... scenic artist (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Ron Barron ... sound recordist
Ian Fuller ... dubbing editor
Bill Rowe ... dubbing mixer
Peter Glossop ... boom operator (uncredited)
Doug Smith ... sound maintenance (uncredited)
Len Tremble ... assistant dubbing editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Colin Chilvers ... special effects
Wally Veevers ... special effects
Roy Spencer ... standby special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Doug Ferris ... matte painter (uncredited)

Stunts

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Ken Sheppard ... stunt double: Eddie (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Dennis C. Lewiston ... camera operator (as Denis Lewiston)
Mike Roberts ... camera focus
Fred Anderson ... electrician (uncredited)
John Jay ... still photographer (uncredited)
Ronald Lenoir ... set rigger (uncredited)
Jack Roche ... grip (uncredited)
Ronnie Fox Rogers ... camera operator: second unit (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Celestia Fox ... casting consultant: (UK)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Gillian Dods ... wardrobe
Richard Pointing ... wardrobe

Music Department

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Count Ian Blair ... principal musician
John Bundrick ... principal musician (as Rabbit)
Graeme Clifford ... music editor
Mick Grabham ... principal musician
Keith Grant ... music recording
Richard Hartley ... composer: incidental music / music arrangements / musical director / principal musician
Phil Kenzie ... principal musician
Richard O'Brien ... composer: original music and lyrics
B.J. Wilson ... principal musician
Dave Wintour ... principal musician (as David Wintour)
Helen Chapelle ... background singer (uncredited)
Brian Engel ... background singer (uncredited)
Barry St. John ... background singer (uncredited)
Liza Strike ... background singer (uncredited)
Clare Torry ... background singer (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Charles Cox ... unit driver (uncredited)

Other crew

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Susanna Merry ... continuity (as Sue Merry)
Ron Swinburne ... production accountant
David Toguri ... dances staged by
John Birkinshaw ... stand-in: Barry Bostwick (uncredited)
Maureen Campbell ... accounts secretary (uncredited)
Liz Coke ... stand-in: Susan Sarandon (uncredited)
Robin Demetriou ... cast and crew chef (uncredited)
Sue Edwards ... secretary to producer (uncredited)
Geoff Freeman ... publicist (uncredited)
Gillian Gregory ... assistant choreographer (uncredited)
Alan Harris ... stand-in: Peter Hinwood (uncredited)
Eric Kent ... stand-in: Meat Loaf (uncredited)
Dave Murphy ... stand-in: Richard O'Brien (uncredited)
Gerry Paris ... stand-in: Tim Curry (uncredited)
Janette Scott ... logo and title design (uncredited)
Erica Simmons ... stand-in: Little Nell (uncredited)
Melita Smith ... stand-in: Patricia Quinn (uncredited)
Richard Smith ... stand-in: Richard O'Brien (uncredited)
Tuppence Smith ... stand-in: Patricia Quinn (uncredited)
Maureen White ... production secretary (uncredited)
Trevor White ... adr singer (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

On a wild and rain-swept late-November evening, somewhere at an empty stretch of road outside Ohio's merry Denton, the blissfully-affianced, prudish, and boringly innocent young pair of Brad Majors and Janet Weiss find themselves stranded on their way to visit an ex-tutor. Instead, the couple will inadvertently unearth the cross-dressing Dr Frank-N-Furter's spooky lair of inexhaustible oddities, just in time to partake in the out-of-this-world mad scientist's proud unveiling of his latest, delightfully extravagant, and most daring creation--the ultimate male and the perfect sex symbol: the flaxen-haired, Rocky Horror. But, little by little, as the effervescent transgressive force gobbles up whole the unsuspecting visitors of the night, Brad and Janet slowly begin to embrace the potent fascinations of seduction, while an idolised Rocky roams free in the mansion. Who can interrupt man's union with the absolute pleasure? Written by Nick Riganas

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Taglines 25 Years Of Absolute Pleasure! (2000 25th Anniversary Tagline) See more »
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Also Known As
  • Шоу ужасов Рокки Хоррора (Soviet Union, Russian title)
  • Die Rocky Horror Picture Show (West Germany, German title)
  • Orgía de Horror y Locura (Argentina, Spanish title)
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show (Poland)
  • El Show de Terror de Rocky (Mexico, Spanish title)
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Runtime
  • 100 min
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Box Office

Budget $1,200,000 (estimated)
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $965,020

Did You Know?

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Trivia Tim Curry's feature film debut. See more »
Goofs When Janet and Brad are scuttling off to the side of the stage at the end of Wild and an Untamed Thing, she accidentally stabs his foot with her high heels, causing him to wince and stumble in incredible pain. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Fame (1980). See more »
Soundtracks Science Fiction/Double Feature See more »
Crazy Credits 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 »
Quotes Dr. Everett V. Scott - A Rival Scientist: Janet!
Janet Weiss - A Heroine: Dr. Scott!
Brad Majors - A Hero: Janet!
Janet Weiss - A Heroine: Brad!
Dr. Frank-N-Furter - A Scientist: Rocky!
[Rocky grunts]
Dr. Everett V. Scott - A Rival Scientist: Janet!
Janet Weiss - A Heroine: Dr. Scott!
Brad Majors - A Hero: Janet!
Janet Weiss - A Heroine: Brad!
Dr. Frank-N-Furter - A Scientist: Rocky!
[Rocky grunts]
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