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ItemImageBased on a book by Ira Levin and directed by Roman Polanski. Starring Mia Farrow as Rosemary, John Cassavetes as Guy, Ruth Gordon as Minnie, and Sidney Blackmer as Roman. Rosemary and Guy have just moved into a new apartment and all seems well. Following the mysterious death of a female tenant Rosemary begins having strange dreams and begins to worry about the safety of her unborn child.

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BlueOctober (2)

Wonderful gem of a horror flick! One that uses psychology and mystery, instead of cheap thrills in order to frighten the viewer. I definately recommend this movie to anyone that doesn't mind watching older movies,that aren't loaded with CGI effects and cheap thrills.

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Molfan (60)
pretty well done movie. I did not find it very scary. some good acting my Mia Farrow and Ruth Gordon.at least this is a frightening thought. what happened to Rosemary.

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Spike65 (13)
A Gothic horror film for people that can think a bit. For those of that ilk, it is a classic. For the less cerebral, there are Freddy Kruger films. Large budget film, good cast, excellent screenplay. Probably the best film Mia Farrow ever did. And probably the best big film Polanski ever directed. It certainly put him on the Hollywood "A" list for directors.

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Binniethebloodybooh (16)
One of the most unscary, unentertaining movies I have ever seen.

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primaxdonna (4)
the book scared the crud out of me. the movie, however, was boooooring.

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lion in winter (8)
A classic horror film, directed by Roman Polanski in 1968. One of the best films of that year and all time. Mia Farrow is sensitive and vulnerable, while her conniving hubbie John Casavettes sets her up to give birth to Satins child, in order to become a movie star by a coven of witches. Ruth Gordon won an Oscar as best supporting actress as the quirky wife of Sidney Blackmer- who is head of the Coven. Maurice Evans and Ralph Bellemy also do a fine jobs.

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GenghisTheHun (177)
The buildup of dread makes this a great film. If you expect slash and splatter, stay away!

I saw it recently on cable and it holds up well.

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cablejockey (18)
I read the book first and the movie didnt disappoint. Mia Farrow is outstanding in this film.

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DumbBlondeCowgirl (23)
This is one of my favorites.Mia Farrow does a lovely job as a woman carrying the devil's baby.

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frogger20190 (3)
One of the great horror movies--probably the closest thing to a nightmare ever captured on film.

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numbah16tdhaha (156)
I was told once that I was Rosemary's baby...

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vamachine (0)
No gore, no vulgarity, no green pea soap. A nightmare captured on celluloid. And I think Polanski's best film.

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Drummond (60)
No gore, no violence - yet one of the scariest movies made!

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trebon1038 (65)
This movie was so ahead of its time. No special effects and slice n dice, just pure suspense. I still get the creeps when I watch it.

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Kooky 4 Kirk Hinrich (0)
I have never seen it but, I have heard about it!!! And , it sounds scary!!!

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thedude25 (3)
I fell asleep halfway through this crap. It and the Exorcist are the 2 least scary movies I have seen.

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1JohnDoeFan (5)
OMG, how can this movie possibly be tied in rating with the best scary movie ever The Exorcist? I swear to god this is the worst horror flick I have ever watched in my life. The whole movie I was expecting something to freak me out... but IT NEVER CAME!!! HORRIBLE!!!

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raoulcoutard (0)
please ignore the morons before me who give this one star. this is a GREAT movie. yes, it is slow. no, it is definitely not dull. it builds. it is creepy. i rented this from the library never having heard of it before. i was glued from the opening credits. polanski didn't equal this effort again until the recent excellent the pianist

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jackjanetchrissy (0)
Just stupid.

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Dirty Harry (1)
I like it, even if it was directed by a dirty-old man who fled the states to escape prosecution.

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laserblaze21 (0)
Its more of a dramatic movie than a horror/psychological thriller.

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jbiscuit1 (0)
I don't much care for Roman Polanski, but some of his films just cannot be denied. This film has an excellent story, and comes from a time when horror films were made without special effects, concentrating entirely on story. Take it or leave it. It's good. If I'm getting ready to go to bed, and it comes on, I'll watch it. I am completely intrigued by the film, and its excellent characters. I don't much care for Mia Farrow though. I find her to be obnoxious in most of her films.

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SoftballChick0813 (0)
I remember my dad renting this movie when I was about ten years old, and I laid in my bed while he was in the other room watching it. The music was so scary that I couldn't even go to sleep. I just now watched the movie last week, and I thought it was really good. Not only does it make you think, but it also teaches you a lesson. The lesson is think about who you trust. The reason I didn't give it the full 5 stars is because of the ending. It really didn't tell you what happened. I don't think she became a devil follower, I guess she just cared for her baby. I didn't like the "Hail Satan" stuff either, because I'm a Christian. But other than that, it was good!

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JimmyInAtlanta (0)
Gets better every time I seeit. Only movie where I can tolerate Mia Farrow. Her line "what have you done with his eyes?" haunts me for some reason. I love the is she paranoid? are they a coven? are they plotting against her? is she just mental? is the pregnancy affecting her? is she having a crisis of faith? is marriage really worth it? how much should we know our neighbors? how much should we question our doctors? do some people succeed in life and others fail because of a secret covenant? is religion nothing more than an approved form of a secret society? what is a woman's worth? and the greatest question, never answered, does a mother know when she's raising a horror, and how far will she go to protect it? The last question is the most profound one for me that this movie asks. The movie is chock full of images, dialogue, and symbols that question all these things. I like how Polanski integrated the seasons and NY into the plot - the seasonal thing is so subtle u don't realize it spans 9 months. An all-time great. Much, much richer and deeper than simply a horror movie.

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philc (5)
Excellent actors and a very unusual plot and storyline which keeps you glued to it.

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crimson_and_clover (0)
Rosemary's Baby is terrific. Mia Farrow was great

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lukskywlkr. (3)
Great movie, though not really all that scary. More creepy than anything. Ruth Gordon won an Oscar as the spooky neighbor lady, and she is something to see.

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Galomorro (0)
Love those psychological thrillers. This is another of my favorite all-time horror films.

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callmetootie (5)
At times pretty scary, but many times it gets a bit overreacted, and makes a big deal out of nothing.

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Thorne (3)
One of the greatest horror films I have ever seen. It relys solely on what you don't see, which I love, not gore and eye candy. Rosemary's Baby is the story of a young newly wed woman named...YOU GUESSED IT!...Rosemary. Now, she seems to be living the good life with her actor hausband at first, but before long some elderly neighbors start pushing themselves into the married couples lives. But these neighbors and their friends aren't just annoying, they have a deadly secret. One that Rosemary's husband as well as Rosemary are become intricate peices. So is their unborn child! Suspence,suspicion and chills along with beautiful filmmaking, wonderful acting and great story telling holds this very creepy and goosebump inducing movie work so well. I hold this movie up in the stratosphere with the other two greats in the satanic trilogy. The Exorcist,The Omen and...Rosemary's Baby. A ride in pure suspence and horror. HIGHLY HIGHLY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! A Great Film!

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The Shape (0)
If there is one talent Roman Polanski has, it is creating confusion on-screen. "Chinatown" is littered with moments where you're not at all sure what is what or who is who. "Rosemary's Baby", his first major American work, is a masterpiece of gothic horror primarily because of the confusion the lead character faces throughout. Are her neighbors witches? Could her doctor be evil? Is her husband a part of it? Even though we pretty much know these answers ourselves, the web of intrigue created by Polanski, and Farrow's convincing performance, makes everything that happens seem all the more creepy. Based on Ira Levin's bestseller, the film no doubt exceeds the novel. There are no ghosts, poltergeists, or possessions. Just the overwhelming presence of evil in the Dakota apartments where Farrow, with her husband played by John Cassavettes, live in what should be a safe-haven. Farrow has nowhere or no one to go to in the biggest of cities. The rape scene is one of the most spellbindingly scary scenes ever done. We never do see the creature in full view or on top of Farrow, we only see the eyes. They say it all. Most horror films would use a quick long shot for a scene like this. The sequence is very much like a nightmare Farrow believes she only had.JUST ONE SHAPES OPINION.

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liddlebopeep (0)
Rosemary's Baby has to be the scariest movie of all time. There's no blood or gore, just the pure psychological terror that builds within the mind of the main character Rosemary Woodhouse, as she uncovers a plot to have her unborn child stolen by a group of devil worshippers. This is one horror movie that breaks away from the Freddy Kruger/Michael Myers/Texas Chainsaw Massacre mould and is a classic in its own right. Try not to expect too much in regards to flying limbs and heads being chopped off and I guarantee you won't be disappointed!

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The Marquis (0)
Roman Polanski's 1968 film version of Ira Levin's novel "Rosemary's Baby" takes a clever little shaggy-dog tale type horror novel and turns it into an exercise in paranoia. Unsuccessful actor Guy Woodhouse and his wife Rosemary move into the Bramford, a large old apartment building based upon ( And filmed exteriorly at-)the Dakota in New York City, the same building outside of which John Lennon was killed decades later. The neigbors, all apparently elderly and way too friendly, work their way into the young couple's lives qickly, following the apparent suicide of the young woman living with the old couple in the next apartment: the Castavets (Ruth Gordon, who won an Oscar, and Sidney Blackmer). Weird events quickly follow, including a very realistic dream Rosemary has in which she is raped by an inhuman creature. Thereafter, she discovers she is pregnant, and comes to suspect.... The film is leisurely. It builds suspense through character development. The viewpoint is entirely subjective. The viewer is Rosemary, who is in every scene. We learn what is going on along with her, and her suspicions become ours. The film is about fear. The fear of being alone. The fear of violation. The unspecified but very real fear of abnormal pregnancy. It is also about faith. If Satan is real, after all, what place then must we make in our personal view of the universe for the notion of God? Polanski's clever direction makes all of this implicit, coming in at the very edge of a viewer's consciousness and catching hold. Notice the scene where the skeletal, tormented Rosemary, in the painful grip of a pregnancy she doesn't understand and has come to fear, pauses to look at a little Manger scene in the window of a department store. She sees, superimposed over the religious imagery, her own reflection, looking gaunt and horrible. We see realization in her face--she recognizes the true effect the situation is having on her. Suddenly, Minnie Castavet bursts into the scene and turns Rosemary awy from her contemplation. In a very real sense, the profane is turning the victim away from the sacred. Not a horror film in the popular sense of the word, the film relies on character and atmosphere, as well as style. It explores issues of faith, evil, and in it's ambiguous, open ending leaves room for reflection, speculation and yes, even hope.

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olischool (0)
I watched this my senior year in high school, and the movie came out in 1961. This movie is VERY good. I'd recommend this. It is very disturbing dealing with the Devil and all, and a woman carrying it's baby.

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asong (0)
This film was very boring. I didn't understand a lot of the plot. I gave it a two because it could have been better.

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menem80 (0)
Kept you on the edge. Didn't know what was going to happen. Surprise element. Classic. Great characters which I got into. Mia Farrow as victim.

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tati (0)
This movie should not be classified as a scary movie. It should be classified as a trippy or strange movie. The ending is pretty inconclusive and its not scary at all.

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init9859om (0)
one of the first classy & intellectual horror movies, holds up very well !

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SANT170OM (0)
What kind of horror movie is this. I've never heard of this one.

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