The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975): A Guilty Pleasure



The Rocky Horror Picture Show


Synopsis:

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.

Guilty Pleasure Qualities:

Campy atmosphere. Catchy tunes. A memorable, energetic and over-the-top Tim Curry. “Let’s do the Time Warp again!!” Show-stopping final dance routine.

Guilty Pleasure Level:

Moderate (Revisited once every two years)

Director:

Jim Sharman

Cast:

  • Tim Curry (as Dr. Frank-N-Furter – A Scientist)
  • Susan Sarandon (as Janet Weiss – A Heroine)
  • Barry Bostwick (as Brad Majors – A Hero)
  • Richard O’Brien (as Riff Raff – A Handyman)
  • Patricia Quinn (as Magenta – A Domestic)
  • Nell Campbell (as Columbia – A Groupie (as Little Nell))
  • Jonathan Adams (as Dr. Everett V. Scott – A Rival Scientist)
  • Peter Hinwood (as Rocky Horror – A Creation)
  • Meat Loaf (as Eddie – Ex Delivery Boy (as Meatloaf))
  • Charles Gray (as The Criminologist – An Expert)

Runtime:

1 hour and 40 minutes

Genres:

Comedy / Musical



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