• Released
  • September 29, 1975
  • 1 hr 40 min
  • Comedy
    Horror
  • 2,529 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Brad and Janet are initiated into the strange world of the "Transsexual Transylvanians."

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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Ty Burr
For a movie that's mostly a plotless mix of old sci-fi flicks and Bowie-esque gender-bending, Rocky Horror continues to charm. That's due...
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80

Empire

By Adam Smith
The powerhouse of the film is Tim Curry's cross-dressing alien, Frank N. Furter, who would never reach these kinds of gloriously demented...
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67

The A.V. Club

By Keith Phipps
The plot is only semi-comprehensible, but the nearly non-stop musical numbers-brilliant conflations of glam-rock and showtunes-and...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
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...
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40

Variety

Most of the jokes that might have seemed jolly fun on stage now appear obvious and even flat. The sparkle's gone.
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30

Chicago Reader

By Dave Kehr
The wit is too weak to sustain a film, and the songs all sound the same.
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36 years watching The Rocky Horror Picture Show and it is more fun every time.

By NWSolarJohn
A dizzying experience, made all the more so by the wonderful shadow cast at the theater. With a crowd who knows the props, lyrics, dance moves, and audience call-outs every show is different and...

Rocky Horror Picture Show

By daiseyleu
The movie speaks for itself but the live cast did an amazing job...the guy in the front row had the BEST call backs and it was a great time for all!...

Campy Fun!

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Don't Dream It....Be It

By willowwind
Funnest movie night out you'll ever have. Do yourself a favor and google the props and shout backs and participate!!...

Rockin

By leximoyer
FANTASTIC...

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What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ A comedic cult classic with heavy sexual innuendo.
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