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Musical. Based on the play by Richard O’Brien. A naïve couple (Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick) stumbles into the castle of a mad scientist (Tim Curry) whose passions become increasingly bizarre as the night progresses.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of mild cursing and sexual innuendo
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons violence – some blood and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of sexual activity in a stylized, musical context – no nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual context

Thematic elements

  • Gender and identity
  • Individuality versus conformity
  • Hedonism and risk
  • Self-expression

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for stylized portrayals of sexual activity, and for some nudity

Classification date

October 23, 2013

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