The Rocky Horror Picture Show parents guide

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Parent Guide

When a stranded couple ask to use a stranger's phone, even stranger things begin to happen.

Release date August 15, 1975

A flat tire on a dark and stormy night strands a young couple (Barry Bostwick & Susan Sarandon) in front of the home of Dr. Frank N Furter (Tim Curry). But when they ask to use his phone to call for help, they enter a peculiar world of transvestites and Transylvanians.

Why is The Rocky Horror Picture Show rated R? The MPA rated The Rocky Horror Picture Show R

Run Time: 100 minutes

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is The Rocky Horror Picture Show rated R? The Rocky Horror Picture Show is rated R by the MPAA

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Infrequent portrayals of weapons violence with some blood and detail.
- Several depictions of whipping, slapping and shooting.

Sexual Content:
- Four scenes of sexual content involving nudity.
- Frequent portrayals of sexual activity in a stylized, musical context, with no nudity and some detail.
- Infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Sexual innuendo.

- One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context;.
- Infrequent use of mild cursing.

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News About "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"

This movie is the big screen version of a hit stage musical written by Richard O'Brien (who plays the character Riff Raff in the film). After its debut in theaters, this musical satire went on to achieve cult status.

Cast and Crew

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is directed by Jim Sharman and stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Rocky Horror Picture Show movie is September 22, 2015. Here are some details…

Twenieth Century Fox releases The Rocky Horror Picture Show to home video (Blu-ray/Digital Copy) in a 40th Anniversary Edition on September 22, 2015.

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This movie spoofs other horror films, like Dracula. If you are looking for comical thrillers without sex and violence, try these family friendly options: Toy Story of Terror, Hotel Transylvania and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit .