The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Synopsis: While driving home during a rain filled night, straight-laced lovebirds Brad Majors and Janet Weiss end up by chance at the castle of one Dr. Frank-N-Furter and his strange and bizarre entourage, and find that he's having a party. This is no ordinary party, no ordinary night. This is the unveiling of the doctor's latest creation: Rocky Horror, a man-made Adonis that will give absolute pleasure. Over the course of the night, Frank seduces both Brad and Janet, Janet and Rocky become biblically involved, and Dr. Everett Von Scott arrives looking for his nephew Eddie (whom Frank killed earlier in this film). This is an exceedingly grand visual and musical camp satire of the golden days of the B-movie horror and science-fiction genres. Projected along with a musical soundtrack to give audience participation a new meaning in dimension, time and space, this shall be a night that both Brad and Janet will remember for a very long time in the sexually kinky, rock 'n roll, rock-opera world of a g
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Director(s): Jim Sharman
Production: 20th Century Fox
  3 wins & 4 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.4
Metacritic:
58
Rotten Tomatoes:
80%
R
Year:
1975
100 min
Website
483 Views


. . .when Brad Majors and

his fiance, Janet Weiss. . .

. . .two young, ordinary,

healthy kids. . .

. . .Ieft Denton that

late November evening. . .

. . .to visit a Dr. Everett Scott. . .

. . .ex-tutor and now friend

to both of them.

It's true there were

dark storm clouds. . .

. . .heavy, black and pendulous. . .

. . .toward which they were driving.

It's true also that the spare tire

they carried. . .

. . .was badly in need of some air.

But they, being normal kids and. . .

. . .on a night out. . .

. . .they were not going to let a storm

spoil the events of their evening.

On a night out.

It was a night out. . .

. . .they were going to remember. . .

. . .for a very long time.

I have never been a quitter.

To leave office before my term

is completed is abhorrent...

... to every instinct in my body.

But as president...

...l must put the interests

ofAmerica first.

America needs a full-time president...

...and a full-time Congress...

...particularly at this time....

Gosh, that's the third motorcyclist

that's passed us.

They sure do take their lives

in their hands.

Yes, Janet. Life's pretty cheap

to that type.

What's the matter, Brad, darling?

We took the wrong fork

a few miles back.

Oh.

Where did that motorcyclist come from?

I guess we'll just have to turn back.

What was that bang?

We must have a blowout.

Damn it! I knew I should've gotten

that spare tire fixed.

You stay here and I'll go for help.

We're in the middle of nowhere.

Didn't we pass a castle

a few miles back?

Maybe they have a telephone

I could use.

I'm going too.

-Both of us don't need to get wet.

-I'm coming with you.

Besides, the owner of that phone

might be a beautiful woman. . .

. . .and you might never

come back again.

In the velvet darkness

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Jim Sharman

James David Sharman (born 12 March 1945), as Jim Sharman is an Australian director and writer for film and stage with more than 70 productions to his credit. He is renowned in Australia for his work as a theatre director from the 1960s to the present, and is best known internationally as the director of the 1973 theatrical hit The Rocky Horror Show, its film adaptation The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) and the film's follow-up Shock Treatment (1981). more…

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