Rosemary's Baby

Rosemary's Baby

Roman Polanski (1968)

X Certificate


Our Score
Ira Levin's bestseller about Antichrist cultism in Manhattan is impeccably and faithfully brought to the screen by director Roman Polanski in this genuinely horrifying chiller that quietly builds unbearable tension. Mia Farrow is the perfect satanic foil in a supernatural classic of conspiratorial evil meshed with apocalyptic revelations, and Ruth Gordon won a deserved Oscar for her busybody portrayal of eccentric menace. It's one of the most powerful films ever made about Devil worship because Polanski expertly winds up the paranoia with spooky atmospherics and morbid humour.


A couple move into a new apartment, and the husband forms a close friendship with their elderly neighbours. The wife soon becomes pregnant, and starts to suspect her spouse has been seduced into a Satanic cult, who have sinister plans for her baby. Roman Polanski's horror, based on the novel by Ira Levin, and starring Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Oscar-winner Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer and Ralph Bellamy.

Cast & Crew

Rosemary Woodhouse Mia Farrow
Guy Woodhouse John Cassavetes
Minnie Castevet Ruth Gordon
Roman Castevet Sidney Blackmer
Hutch Maurice Evans
Dr Sapirstein Ralph Bellamy
Terry Fionoffrio Victoria Vetri
Laura-Louise Patsy Kelly
Donald Baumgart Tony Curtis
Mr Nicklas Elisha Cook Jr
Dr Hill Charles Grodin
Man by pay phone William Castle
Girl at the party Sharon Tate
Director Roman Polanski
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourTheatrical distributor: Paramount Film Service LtdGuidance: Violence, swearing and nudity. Available on: video, DVD and Blu-ray