The Rocky Horror Picture Show
This notorious horror parody and cult hit -- a fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and rock 'n' roll, among other things -- tracks the exploits of naïve couple Brad and Janet after they stumble upon the lair of transvestite Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
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- Jim Sharman
- Top 100 Laughs nominee
- Top 100 Movies nominee
RRestricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Spanish (Neutral), EnglishClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; region 1 encoding; interactive menus; scene access; enhanced for 16x9 TVs; Multi-Story (U.S. or U.K. version): View the Original Cut or the New Edition with Musical Sequence "Superheroes" edited back in; audio commentary by by Richard O'Brien and Patricia Quinn; The Theatrical Experience: View Rocky Horror as you would in the theater, complete with introduction from RHPS fan club president Sal Piro. View audience reactions and performers in front of the screen at certain points throughout the film; Prompter: "When do I squirt my water pistol and when do I scream?" This subtitle will tell you; DVD ROM games; trivia; closed captioned. More special features on The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Bonus Disc.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this movie is based upon complex adult themes of sexuality and personal freedoms/lifestyles. Dr. Frank N. Furter is played up as an outlandish, sexually open character. There is a very suggestive scene of Frank N. Furter seducing the couple and another sex scene between Janet and the beefcake Rocky. While there is no direct nudity, the film is very provocative, right down to the song lyrics. Teenagers who possess a more mature grasp of sexuality and individuality might understand and enjoy the film. Due to its strong sexual nature, parents should be very cautious about allowing their children to view this film.
- Sexual Content
- Cross-dressing, brief nudity, seduction, tons of innuendo.
- Non-realistic for the most part. All in a comedic tone.
- Mostly suggestive language, not explicit.
- Social Behavior
- Complex ideas about sexual identity and individual behavior. Underneath the provocative exterior, the movie has messages about being true to yourself and expressing yourself honestly.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Almost none, wine consumed only.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it