The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a 1975 musical comedy horror science fiction film directed by Jim Sharman.
The screenplay was written by music video parodist Richard O'Brien who also stars in the film, with newcomers Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick in lead roles.
The movie tells the story of a newly engaged couple whose car breaks down in an area known as Transylvania. The region is much more rural than he initially anticipated. Frank goes to a nearby castle to have it towed, but when he comes out of the castle, he discovers that, to his horror, his car has turned into a stagecoach. An amateur production of "Faust" is underway and to his further horror and surprise, he is asked to play the Devil. Quickly disposing of his previous plans, he agrees and quickly gets into the role to the audience's delight. Riff Raff and Magenta, two of Dr Dur Dur's (a.k.a. the Master's) heels, get wind of this and come to the castle demanding to speak to the doctor to get rid of what they perceive to be the threat.
The character of Magenta is portrayed by Jackie Sharpe. Jackie Sharpe is also the "Headmistress," one of the other participants in the play and a TV and radio news reporter and commentator. The character of Riffs Raff is portrayed by New York City-born stage and television actor and producer Milton Reynolds. Milton Reynolds' other credits include Dark Shadows, the lead in the locally filmed movie Polly, and he is currently co-host on WTWP's Lone Star Music Club. Milton Reynolds portrays the music video parodist Richard O'Brien, who reportedly came up with the story and wrote the screenplay for The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
The best part of the has to be 'The Time Warp' which is sung by an infamous Dr. Caligaris. "What is the time warp?" The Time Warp is a dance performed by the protagonists in The Rocky Horror Picture Show with lyrics which make reference to old horror movies. "talk about the acting techniques in the movie," The film is filled with camp, satire, sexual humor, horror, and satire with over-the-top costumes, set design, and dialogue. The time warp is one of the performances in the film that engages in camp, satire, sexual humor, horror, and satire. "why do many people have the time warp song in their head,
Many people have the time warp in their head because it is catchy and memorable.