The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Average Rating: 6.7/10
Reviews Counted: 40
Fresh: 31 | Rotten: 9
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Fresh: 1 | Rotten: 3
Average Rating: 3.6/5
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This low-budget freak show/cult classic/cultural institution concerns the misadventures of Brad Majors (Barry Bostwick) and Janet Weiss (Susan Sarandon) inside a strange mansion that they come across on a rainy night. After the wholesome pair profess their love through an opening song, their car breaks down in the woods, and they seek refuge in a towering castle nearby. Greeting them at the door is a ghoulish butler named Riff Raff (Richard O'Brien), who introduces them to a bacchanalian
Sep 25, 1975 Wide
Oct 3, 2000
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Dr. Everett V. Scott
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One hundred minutes of pure queer celebration that manages to concoct a bizarre cocktail of sincerity and reckless abandon.
It's like art-rockers Roxy Music let loose on Frankenstein - ludicrous, but oddly compelling. And it even stars Meat Loaf.
Like the hugely successful B-Movie that inspired it, Harry Novak's 1965 sexploitation classic "Kiss Me Quick!" "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" is an exploitation film that draws on a grab-bag of social identifiers to expand on conventional hypocrisies...
The film itself is a lot of fun -- but the audience-participation phenomenon has turned it into a one-of-a-kind cinematic experience.
Best seen with wild crowd at midnight. Otherwise, nope.
A very good film in its own right; it's a triumph of clever filmmaking by Jim Sharman, who should have gone on to bigger things.
Strange, unique, and one-of-a-kind... provided you see it under the right conditions.
Great music, over the top acting, extremely original. Without a doubt a one of a kind.
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- Dr. Frank-N-Furter: That's a rather tender subject. Another slice, anyone?
- Dr. Frank-N-Furter: Don't be upset...It was a mercy killing. He had a certain naive charm, but no muscle.
- Dr. Frank-N-Furter: I hope you're adaptable, Dr. Scott. I know Brad is.
- Janet Weiss: What have you done to Brad?
- Dr. Frank-N-Furter: Nothing. Why, do you think I should?
- Criminologist: It's a jump to the left!
- Transylvanian: And then a step to the right!
- Magenta: I'm lucky, he's lucky, we're all lucky!
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