Rated G for Geek Presents: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Originally posted 2015-06-06 12:30:57.

Title: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Director: Jim Sharman

Release Date: September 26, 1975

Genre: Musical, Horror, Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Running Time: 100 minutes

Starring:

  • Tim Curry
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Meat Loaf

Kid Friendly Rating: Sexual Scenes, Brief nudity, Mild Violence, F-Bomb dropped once. Recommended 14+. Click here for the Parent Rating Guide! 

Personal Rating: 5 out of 5 of course

Synopsis: Let’s do the time warp again! A man (Brad) and woman (Janet) get engaged after their friends wedding. On a road trip to visit an old professor (Dr. Scott), their car breaks down in front of a creepy old house which is holding a party. Looking to use the phone, Brad and Janet get pulled into a world of transvestites, lasers, and risky business. Watch as this musical unfolds a story about a mad scientist and his creation. But beware there is a bit of nudity.

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Memorable Quotes:

Dr. Everett Scott: Janet!
Janet: Dr. Scott!
Brad: Janet!
Janet: Brad!
Frank: Rocky!
[Rocky grunts]
Dr. Everett Scott: Janet!
Janet: Dr. Scott!
Brad: Janet!
Janet: Brad!
Frank: Rocky!
[Rocky grunts]

The Criminologist: It’s just a jump to the left.
All: And then a step to the right!
The Criminologist: With your hands on your hips…
All: You bring your knees in tight! But it’s the pelvic thrust / That really drives you insane / Let’s do the time warp again!

Frank: Oh, I just love success!
Riff Raff: He’s a credit to your genius, Master.
Frank: Yes!
Magenta: A triumph of your will.
Frank: Yes!
Columbia: He’s OK!
Frank: OK? OK? I think we can do better than that! Well Brad and Janet, what do you think of him?
Janet: Well, I don’t like men with too many muscles.
Frank: I didn’t make him for you!… He carries the Charles Atlas seal of approval.

Fun Fact: On October 26, 2010 Glee had their own version of Rocky Horror calling it “The Rocky Horror Glee Show.”

Final Thoughts: I love this risky musical! The songs are catchy and the characters memorable. The (very) brief nudity can be missed with a blink and I think I never knew it was there until I was about 16. I watched this movie on VH1 when I was about 10 and most of the risky scenes (Silhouettes sex scene especially) were cut out. It is a cult classic that will withstand the tests of time.

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Have a Happy Saturday!

-Sarindre

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Sarindre
I am a 29 year old from Pennsylvania. I am married to a wonderful husband and we have two children both named after super heroes! A girl who is 4 and a boy who is 1. Most of my time is spent working, being a mom, and gaming.