Movies like The Rocky Horror Picture Show

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named 'Rocky'.
Style: cult film, humorous, sexual, sexy, scary, exciting, offbeat, not serious, gothic, psychotronic ...
Plot: transvestism, lgbt, cult, mad scientist, cannibalism, dancer, butler, castle, audience participation, dark and stormy night, gender bending, crossdressing, youth, sexual relations, freak, misfit, love and romance, self discovery, sexual exploration, rain, rainy, society, couples, young lovers, gender ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: transylvania, ohio

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Most similar movies to The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, realistic and offbeat films with plots about love and romance, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, satire, runaway and couples mostly in Comedy, Musical and Drama genres. Some movies like The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), Shock Treatment (1981), Cry-Baby (1990), The Meaning of Life (1983), Young Frankenstein (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hansel Schmidt, is a young East German boy, born and raised during the Cold War in communist East Berlin. In his 20s, he meets Luther Robinson, an older American soldier, who falls in love with Hansel and the two decide to marry, which will allow ...
Style: cult film, emotional, semi serious, sentimental, lyrical ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, singer, musician, gender bending, betrayal, gays and lesbians, musician's life, self discovery, artist, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, usa, kansas, east germany ...
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Shock Treatment (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Janet and Brad Majors, unhappily married, are separated after appearing on a game show. Janet becomes a superstar while Brad is thrown into a mental hospital. But what does fast food magnate Farley Flavors have up his sleeve?
Style: cult film, surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, satire, tv show, mental institution, fictional game show, unfulfillment, rising to stardom, ambition, media satire, missing person, kidnapping, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
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Cry-Baby (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her mother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, satirical, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: forbidden love, gang, rock and roll, teenage love, rivalry, teenage life, juvenile delinquent, fall in love, juvenile delinquency, youth, dancing, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
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The Meaning of Life (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a ...
Style: cult film, dark humor, surreal, humorous, clever ...
Plot: satire, heaven and hell, monty python, cult, fish, sexuality, graphic violence, chaos, grim reaper, christmas, nudity (full frontal - brief), fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 80s, 1870s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, africa
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100%
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A collection of seven vignettes, which each address a question concerning human sexuality.
Style: sexy, sex comedy, anthology, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: zoophilia, parody, satire, mad scientist, jester, bestiality, perversion, promiscuity, rabbi, couples, experiment gone awry, king ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
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Young Frankenstein (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gothic, emotional, horror spoof ...
Plot: parody, mad scientist, monster, farce, experiment, scientist, castle, frankenstein, haunted by the past, disorder, inheritance, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 70s
Place: europe, transylvania, usa
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The Producers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, satirical, light ...
Plot: transvestism, showbiz, audition, theater, farce, cons and scams, broadway, sex maniac, secretary, accountant, odd couple, dishonesty ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1959
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, france, poland ...
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Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day as Seymour is seeking a new mysterious plant, he ...
Style: macabre, humorous, feel good, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dentist, flowers, flower, murder, experiment gone awry, workplace, impossible love, down on your luck, plan gone awry, crimes, deadly creature, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: new york
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100%
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, talky ...
Plot: virgin, slavery, freedom, ancient rome, chase, love triangle, farce, husband wife relationship, cross dressing, culture clash, transformation, justice ...
Time: ancient history, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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True Stories (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.
Style: surreal, offbeat, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Plot: small town, breaking the fourth wall, suburbs, music, americana, eccentric family, small town life, social differences, suburban life, couple relations, rock, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
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32%
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The town sheriff and a madame team up to stop a television evangelist from shutting down the local whorehouse, the famed "Chicken Ranch."
Style: humorous, sexy, satirical, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: brothel, prostitute, governor, workplace, society, romance, prostitution, country, love affair, americana, fighting the system, odd couple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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31%
Birds of a Feather (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her ...
Style: witty, humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, farce, gay slur, couples, family relations, father son relationship, culture clash, dishonesty, lifestyle, gender, hidden identity, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france, saint tropez, europe, cote d'azur ...
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31%
20 Centimeters (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Colloquially-told story of a few days in the life of Marieta, who's saving money for the last operation in her change from man to woman. She works as a prostitute in Madrid and longs for a legitimate job. Whenever she builds up her savings, her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: transsexual, male prostitute, prostitute, transvestism, transsexuality, dream, gender bending, lifestyle, fall in love, sexual relations, friends, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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31%
The First Nudie Musical (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The son of famous studio owner is forced to make porno films to keep the bankrupt studio from being made into a shopping center. In an attempt to get back on the high ground he makes a nudie musical. He makes a bet with the debtors who wish to take ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, misfit, artists and showbiz, partners, actor's life, gender, rescue, performer's life, nothing goes right, gays and lesbians, buddies, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This film tells the tale of the Harper Affair, in which young Jimmy Harper finds his life of promise turn into a life of debauchery and murder thanks to the new drug menace marijuana. Along the way he receives help from his girlfriend Mary and Jesus ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, lyrical, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, drug abuse, addiction, teenage life, teenage love, social relations, exploit, drug dealing, youth, crimes, exploitation, satire ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Without You I'm Nothing (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sandra Bernhard stars in a studio version of her off-Broadway show, blending re-enactments of the original show's pieces with concept vignettes and 'testimonials' to underscore the relationship between a performer and an audience.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: ambition, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, music, lifestyle, performer's life, gender, desire for fame, musician's life, media, soul music, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Romance & Cigarettes (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Down-and-dirty musical love story set in the world of the working class. Nick is an ironworker who builds and repairs bridges. He's married to Kitty, a dressmaker, a strong and gentle woman with whom he has three daughters. He is carrying on a ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, redemption, love affair, couple relations, working class, romance, midlife crisis, sexual intercourse, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, bittersweet, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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30%
The Ruling Class (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: When the Earl of Gurney dies in a cross-dressing accident, his schizophrenic son, Jack, inherits the Gurney estate. Jack is not the average nobleman; he sings and dances across the estate and thinks he is Jesus reincarnated. Believing that Jack is ...
Style: dark humor, cult film, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Plot: satire, delusion, country estate, mental illness, deadly, crimes, schizophrenia, religions or cults, disorder, couples, misfit, split personality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, victorian era
Place: england, britain, europe, london
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30%
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Die, Mommie, Die! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You slipped into my life as easily as vermouth into a glass of gin, purrs reclusive singing star Angela Arden. Arden is not only haunted by a secret, she's treated like dirt by her louse of a husband, her snoopy maid, and her petulant daughter. ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, satirical, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, eccentric family, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, parents and children, transvestism, love affair, parody, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, family relations, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: spain, greenwich village manhattan new york city, hong kong
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30%
Viva Las Vegas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool manageress takes his mind off ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, music, oldies, surfing, fall in love, rock, friends, instructor, couples, lifestyle, ambition, partners ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A singer goes to a small town for a performance before he is drafted
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, satirical
Plot: small town, ballet, farce, secretary, singer, turtle, songwriter, teenage life, showbiz, americana, celebrity culture, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: ohio, usa, washington d.c., new york
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29%
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Blue Hawaii (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Chad Gates has just gotten out of the Army, and is happy to be back in Hawaii with his surf-board, his beach buddies, and his girlfriend.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: surfing, tour guide, family business, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, partners, starting over, dancing, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Victor/Victoria (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An out-of-work singer, Victoria Grant (Julie Andrews), meets a just-fired, flamboyant gay man in a diner in 1920's Paris. He convinces her to pretend to be a man who is a female impersonator in order to get a job. The act is a hit in a local ...
Style: stylized, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cross dressing, nightclub, jazz, based on movie, singer, transvestism, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, lifestyle, hidden identity, performer's life ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new york
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29%
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The Birdcage (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's right-wing moralistic parents.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: crossdressing, senator, gay slur, cross dressing, farce, politician, comedy of errors, disorder, gender, family values, conservative, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, miami, los angeles, united states ...
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29%
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The Jerk (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After discovering he's not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him from rags to riches and back to rags again. The slaphappy jerk strikes ...
Style: humorous, clever, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, coming of age, sniper, leaving home, butler, birthday, fish out of water, fall in love, tennis court, phone book, self discovery, goofy hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, st. louis missouri, los angeles, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Myra Breckinridge (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Myron Breckinridge flies to Europe to get a sex-change operation and is transformed into the beautiful Myra. She travels to Hollywood, meets up with her rich Uncle Buck and, claiming to be Myron's widow, demands money. Instead, Buck gives Myra ...
Style: witty, offbeat, humorous, clever, sexual ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, filmmaking, satire, hollywood, catastrophe, nihilism, gory, revolution, couples, transvestism, men hatred ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa, europe
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29%
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A Dirty Shame (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sylvia Stickles runs a convenience store with her husband and mother-in-law. One day, Sylvia is hit on the head and transforms from an uptight prude to a sex-crazed lunatic. As she goes on a rampage through town, Sylvia attracts the attention of Ray ...
Style: humorous, sexy, sexual, absurd, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual fantasy, sex addict, perversion, addiction, eccentric family, golden years, parents and children, society, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, sex, nymphomaniac ...
Time: contemporary
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, california, tokyo
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Back to the Beach (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cowabunga! The surfing '60s ride into the new wave as Frankie and Annette star in this hip update of their old-time, good-time beach movies. With special appearances by Bob Denver, Tony Dow, Pee-Wee Herman, Jerry Mathers and other familiar ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, loss of virginity, family, eccentric family, couple relations, twentysomething life, love triangle, looking for love, love and romance, unlikely couple, youth, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, colorado, united states, los angeles ...
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29%
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young but bright former window cleaner rises to the top of his company by following the advice of a book about ruthless advancement in business.
Style: witty, stylized, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, office, advertising, overnight success, unsupportive coworkers, working the system, couple relations, oldies, cons and scams, workplace romance, workplace situations, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
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29%
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When he's stationed in Tahiti, a sailor hires a witch doctor to keep an eye on his girlfriend.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: youth, nothing goes right, friends, wizards and magicians, disorder, motorcycle chase, beach, couples, infidelity, satire, couple relations, motorcycle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean, tahiti, france, polynesia, tokyo ...
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29%