HBO to Celebrate ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ 40th Anniversary with Midnight Screening
HBO to Celebrate 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' 40th Anniversary with Midnight Screening
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HBO is airing a science-fiction double feature.
“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” turns 40 this year, and HBO is celebrating the camp classic’s anniversary with a special midnight screening.
The freaky phenomenon, based on the stage musical of the same name, famously flopped in theaters before gaining a cult following and a second life as a midnight movie staple. The film stars Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Barry Boswick and a host of others in the unnerving tale of an extraterrestrial transvestite and his unwitting guests.
HBO is airing “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at midnight on September 26, as well as streaming the flick on its HBO GO and HBO NOW platforms.
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