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 Pepsi logo being emblazoned all over the place in the Live Aid scenes is not deliberate product placement by the film-makers but actually historically correct (hence the use of the old colour scheme and logo). In 1985 Pepsi agreed to be the major sponsor of the concert to help cover the costs of building the stage, paying for crowd control and security, supplying the crowds, bands and backstage crew with facilities & refreshments and covering many other sundry costs in exchange for their name and logo being prominently displayed. The non-commercial BBC who were providing the worldwide television feed and radio coverage agreed to turn a blind eye to the product placement (they used to have a strict policy of avoiding showing any commercial sponsorship) due to the unique historic and humanitarian nature of the concert. Wembley Stadium was actually made available free of charge to Live Aid for the duration of the concert by the owners. The concert promoters and all the bands worked for free. See more »
Paul Prenter was not fired as Freddie's manager until after the Live Aid concert not before as shown in the film. See more »
Rami Malek will be forever one of my favorite actors since the day I've watched Mr Robot, I knew he will be one of the biggest star someday. Freddie Mercury is legend, everyone loves him but not everyone knows his story. Freddy Mercury is fearless, but not everyone knows about his desperately lonely. I dont't know how accurate the storytelling is but this movie is absolutely mind blowing and brilliant, such a perfect tribute to the legend!
I'm not saying this movie is perfect or masterpiece, infact this movie has some issues with the director and delayed. But after I walk out of the theater, my heart is filled with joy, tears of happiness, brought so many emotions. That's how you know the movie is fantastic, darling. The casting was brilliant, bravo! I can't get enough with Rami Malek, he obviously worked so hard, Rami Malek pulls off an amazing performance, he just brings Freddie back to life and I don't think you will see any better film about Freddie Mercury again. It's an oppurtunity of a lifetime, every aspects of this movie was executed beautifully. Also the whole cast was so close to perfection! Gwilym as Brian May, Ben as Roger, and Joseph as John are amazing as Rami. Truly magnificent. I recommend to go and see this movie, whether you are fans of Queen or not.
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