Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.Written by
Twentieth Century Fox
The video for the 1984 hit single 'I want to break free' which caused so much controversy in the US and was banned by many television broadcasters is briefly addressed in this film. The track is from their eleventh studio album 'The Works' and was a size-able hit throughout most of Europe and the rest of the world. The video itself is an affectionate, humorous and slightly camp parody of the long running British television soap opera 'Coronation Street' (1960 - present) with the band members exaggeratedly dressed as female characters from that show. However whilst most British, Australian, New Zealand and even Canadian viewers (territories where the show had been broadcast for years) would have recognized the tongue in cheek parody, many conservative American networks were either unaware of the joke or concerned that US viewers would be outraged and offended so promptly refused to show it thus the song was never really a size-able hit on it's US release. See more »
At one point in the 80s it's stated that the members of Queen "haven't recorded together in years." This isn't true. In the years the film covers, the band put out two albums in 80, one in 82, and one in 84. They wouldn't have been apart more than a year or so at any given time. See more »
The Critics where wrong about the song in 1975,and they are wrong about the movie in 2018
This movie is a must see for any music and movie lover
Queen fan or no Queen fan,anyone who sees this movie will be going through a rollercoaster of Emotions
Beeing it Queens music or the story behind the music
Rami Malek puts down an excellent version of Freddie Mercury, but all the actors play great in this movie
In my opinion best thing to do is ignore the criticism and go see it for yourself.
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