Even though this film started out with negative reviews, it has become a legend of cult cinema. It continued to earn this title year after year and was at one point described as a social phenomenon by Roger Ebert (American film critic). This is one of the best ways to describe it as it wasn’t just any old movie. It started out as a stage show before writer, producer, director, and actor, Richard O’Brien, chose to make it into a film.
A film this infamous has to come with stories and fun facts about things that happened behind the scenes, and there are almost as many behind the scenes as there are on camera. After getting to the end of this article, you will want to run right home to put in your VHS copy of The Rocky Horror Picture Show from twenty years ago in, realize that you don’t have a VHS player, and end up streaming it online. Get ready for some nostalgia and with these crazy facts from our favorite film, Rocky Horror.