Rocky Horror Picture Show

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Barnes & Noble - Sharon Steinbach
After beginning as a small, offbeat London stage production, Rocky Horror's 1975 big screen release has since become the ultimate doctrine of decadence, with a timeless rock-'n'-roll soundtrack that defies comparison. Tim Curry stars as the deviant and devious Doctor Frank-N-Furter, an alien from Transsexual Transylvania. Homespun couple Brad and Janet, portrayed by Barry Bostwick Spin City and Susan Sarandon Dead Man Walking, ...
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Special Features

Restored picture - Brand new 4K/2K master from the original camera negatives; The Midnight Experience: The Late Night, double feature, picture-in-picture show, vintage callback track(unrated), prop box, trivia track ; BD-Live: Live lookup powered by IMDb; Rocky-oke: Sing It!; The search for the 35th anniversary shadowcast: Don't Dream It, Be It (part I) and An-tic-i-pation (part II); Mick Rock (a photographer); Mick Rock's picture show (a gallery); Pressbook and poster gallery ; Audio commentary by Richard O'Brien and Patricia Quinn ; Deleted musical scenes and outtakes ; Alternative B&W opening ; Alternate credit ending and misprint ending; Rocky Horror double feature video show ; Beacon theater, New York City ; "Time Warp" music video
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Sharon Steinbach
After beginning as a small, offbeat London stage production, Rocky Horror's 1975 big screen release has since become the ultimate doctrine of decadence, with a timeless rock-'n'-roll soundtrack that defies comparison. Tim Curry stars as the deviant and devious Doctor Frank-N-Furter, an alien from Transsexual Transylvania. Homespun couple Brad and Janet, portrayed by Barry Bostwick Spin City and Susan Sarandon Dead Man Walking, happen upon Furter's castle on the eve of the unveiling of his new creation, Rocky, his personal Adonis. Fellow Transsexual Transylvanians include butler Riff Raff screenwriter Richard O'Brien, Magenta the maid Patricia Quinn, and Columbia the groupie Nell Campbell. Charles Gray appears as the narrator/criminologist and a pre-superstardom Meat Loaf delivers as ex-delivery boy Eddie. The film's popularity quickly matured as a subculture of midnight shows and audience participation emerged, of which acting out and acting up in the costume of a favorite character was the meat -- and throwing soggy food products was the potatoes. Employing the best-loved elements of kitschy thrillers and B-grade science fiction, this bizarre and fun-filled twist on love and inhibition continues to transcend generations a quarter century later.
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The story of Rocky Horror Picture Show is not by itself what this film is about. The film's largest charm evolved from the fact that thousands upon thousands of dedicated fans lined up for midnight viewings all over the world which turned out to be participatory events. Viewers came dressed up as their favorite characters and gleefully reacted to the film atrocities, making it all the more fun. The story finds a couple, Brad Barry Bostwick and Janet Susan Sarandon, who, when their car breaks down, are stranded in a remote castle populated by Transylvanian transvestites led by Dr. Frank N. Furter Tim Curry. The carnal goings-on in this creep-house are more than Brad and Janet ever wished for when they came a-knockin'.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/13/2011
  • UPC: 024543755920
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  • Source: 20th Century Fox
  • Region Code: A
  • Time: 1:40:00
  • Format: Blu-ray

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A reviewer

    I have been a Rocky fan for years. This is a movie that you can watch and just enjoy with your friends. Who doesn't like to do the "Time Warp" in their living room at one o'clock in the morning? The year I got this DVD for Christmas was the first time I cried tears of joy over a movie. My parents tell me stories of how they used to go to the theaters at midnight where audience members would dress up as characters, act out the movie in front of the screen, and participate in singing the songs. I really look forward to enjoying my own experience like this. Rocky Horror will remain in my collection for years to come so I can enjoy it anytime I want and dance/sing along with it.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Rocky Horror Picture Show

    This has always been one of my favorite movies and as soon as I got it I watched this movie and when my favorite songs came on I turned up the volume and jammed.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    The BEST Movie Ever!

    RHPS is one of my all time favorite movies. It is funny and stupid, but a little sad, and incredibly amazing. I know all the words to all the songs, and I don't think I'll ever forget how to do The Time Warp. Rocky Horror has everything a movie needs and more. It has it's goofs, like the carpet missing from under Columbia's feet during The Time Warp, or Brad being given 2 slices of "meat" but only having one, or Janet's purse moving around, but those are part of why RHPS rocks. I saw this movie once and bought it right away. There is no way how to describe just how awesome The Rocky Horror Picture Show is. You'll just have to see for yourself why RHPS is "an erotic nightmere beyond any measure", and why watching it fills you with "antici................pation". This is one movie you will never forget. RHPS is great on DVD, but I hear it's even better in theaters, so go out there and see The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Just one viewing will leave you obsessed enough to put on fishnet tights, and a bright red wig and go as Magenta for Halloween. The music is catchy, the dances are great, and it is the best tribute to "Horror, Sci-Fi, B-Movies, and Rock Music", you will ever experience. It has it all, and if you and your friends watch it multiple times in one day don't feel bad, because I have done it too, and I loved every minute of it! The Rocky Horror Picture Show... :)

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    So Much Fun!

    I love, love, love this movie. It is the craziest most sexy movie I have ever seen. The whole time you are watching it you saying to yourself "what were they smoking when they made this?". And one of the great things is almost everyone you mention Rocky Horror to knows what you are talking about because it is so international.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    What could be better than a sweet transvestite?

    I love this movie. I had never seen it until I went to college, but once I did I was hooked. The music is stellar and the acting is great to the plot! It's a great movie that everyone should share!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Rocky Horror Show

    The movie is great. I saw the play in England back in the 70's with Tim Curry, so I've always been a fan. My only complaint is that I had a promo code for 20% off from BN and is wasn't accepted. I received the movie pretty quickly.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Awesome!!!

    The best movie i have ever seen. I enjoyed it so much, i want to see it again. It's even better than "Little shop of Horrors".

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    It captured my imagination and soon I was singing and dancing alone with it.

    Tim Curry was a Sex God...just everything about him screamed hot. I can't get enough of Rocky Horror...its an addition that I can't seem to shake. In short...I absolutely loved it!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    absoulutly awesome!

    the rocky horror picture show seriously in my top 3. it's so funny. and it has everything, great music, dance scence, and tim curry plays a perfect Frank'n'Furter. richard o' brian puts the perfect twist on frankenstein. you'll do the timewarp again and again.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Crazy Weird.

    This movie caught me off gaurd when I first watched it but it was really good. I love Tim Curry and he did amazingly good in this movie. The songs and the movements are all so captivating...it all had me hooked from the very start.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Stupid Fun

    This film may be an excersize in stupidity, but at least it is highly original in concept and has strange/wonderful ways of delivering the story to the viewer. The songs stayed in my head for three days after my first viweing and the dialouge is easily quoatable. This is the most inexplicible thing to come out of Great Britain since the Teletubbies.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    awesome!

    i love musicals and this one rocks! its like a tribute to rock and roll while being an awesome movie plot. it is very random but very fun!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    BEST MOVIE EVER!! A MUST SEE!!

    I've seen the movie a hundred times and even took part assisting in the play at a community theater. The movie and play are both timeless and you're sure to never stop laughing. If you don't take this opertunity to watch it, you're most definatly missing out. (I mean seriously, when else can you see a castle of transvestites and a man wearing gold tighty-whities?!)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Yes

    Best movie I have ever seen. It's a timeless classic and a must see. If you don't see this movie you are missing out.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Really Funny On and Off Stage

    Laugh every time I see it and do the Time Warp-dance every time.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Awesome!

    One of my all-time favorite movies!!! Great movie to watch with a bunch of your friends! And then do the Time Warp!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I have done the time warp more then anyone else!

    this is the best movie ever. my school decided to put on a play of it (a bit ambitious, i know) i was magenta. i know the time warp off by heat, and i can do the dance. my parents decided to let me watch the movie, so i did. kind freaky at times, i know. i think the woman who played Janet had a beautiful smooth voice, much beter then the girl who was Janet in our play. The best thing about ROcky Horror is that everyone can take part, you wanna just jump of, and do the time warp IT'S JUST A JUMP TO THE LEFT!!!! AND THEN A STEP TO THE RIGHT!!!!! PLACE YOUR HANDS ON YOUR HIPS!!!!! BRING YOUR KNEES IN TIGHT WELL IT'S THE PELVIS THRUST THAT REALLY DRIVES YOU IN-SI-I-I-I-INE LET'S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    a regular frankie fan

    one of the best campy movies made!!! almost as good as being in the movie house!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Let's Do the Time Warp Again...and again and again

    I saw this movie two years ago in 6th grade. I thought it was very good. It was a hilarious movie and my mum went crazy when she found out I'd seen it on Bravo. She was so angry I had watched it, so of course I had to go buy it the next day (along with the original soundtrack of course...)! When my mum found out I'd bought6 the movie and soundtrack and had ripped up the reciept, she gave in and told me not to let anyone watch it if they came over. So what do I do? I get on the phone and call Brette and have her come over to watch it. I brought it over to her house the next week and her dad sat down and watched it. He was saying things like "I remember sneaking in to see that with my friends..." and my mum had said things like "I went to go see that so many times...". So why were they so upset about us seeing it? Well, for one thing, it's a very risqué (did I spell that right? lol) film. Kind of like when I watched Animal House at her house...but that's a whole different story! Anyway, it's a very good movie, with good songs. It's a little cheesy though, but that's what makes the movie so great. The cheap effects make it all the more worthwile. So, all in all, I'd recomend you watch this movie. And if you don't like the movie, at least you can say you've done the Time Warp, because who DOESN'T want to say they've done the Time Warp!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    to absent friends...

    I remember doing the time warp when I was in high school. I truly love this movie. My favorites are Riff Raff and Magneta. Time is fleeting...

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