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The Rocky Horror Picture Show


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Cult comedy musical starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon
Sweethearts Brad and Janet find themselves drawn into a bizarre and weird world when their car breaks down during a storm and they are forced to spend the night at a spooky nearby gothic mansion. Widescreen. (1975, 15)
Digital widescreen
See Films: pages 43-79 ****


Director: Jim Sharman
Frank N Furter: Tim Curry
Janet Weiss: Susan Sarandon
Brad Majors: Barry Bostwick
Riff Raff: Richard O'Brien
Dr Everett Scott: Jonathan Adams
Columbia: Nell Campbell
Rocky Horror: Peter Hinwood
Magenta: Patricia Quinn
Eddie: Meat Loaf
Criminologist: Charles Gray
Ralph Hapschatt: Jeremy Newson
Betty Munroe: Hilary Labow

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