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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Directed byJim Sharman
Screenplay by
Based onThe Rocky Horror Show
by Richard O'Brien
Produced by
Narrated byCharles Gray
CinematographyPeter Suschitzky
Edited byGraeme Clifford
Music by
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • 15 August 1975 (1975-08-15)
Running time
100 minutes[1][2]
  • United Kingdom[3]
  • United States[3]
Budget$1.4 million[4]
Box office$226 million[5]

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a 1975 musical comedy horror movie by 20th Century Fox. It was produced by Lou Adler and Michael White and directed by Jim Sharman. It was written by Sharman and actor Richard O'Brien.

The movie is based on the 1973 musical stage production The Rocky Horror Show.

It stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, and Barry Bostwick and is narrated by Charles Gray.

References[change | change source]

  1. "ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (AA)". British Board of Film Classification. 17 June 1975. Retrieved 18 April 2015.
  2. Armstrong, Richard; et al. (7 November 2007). The Rough Guide to Film. Rough Guides. p. 506. ISBN 978-1-4053-8498-8.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "The Rocky Horror Picture Show". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on 18 September 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
  4. Solomon, Aubrey (1989). Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History. Scarecrow Press. p. 258.
  5. Ivan-Zadeh, Larushka (19 June 2020). "The Rocky Horror Picture Show: The film that's saved lives". BBC. Retrieved 27 September 2020.