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 events in this film also address their legendary 1985 Live Aid performance. As an interesting bit of trivia, the Wembley concert that they appeared in was organized by original Band Aid organizer Bob Geldof who famously announced on television news early in 1985 that he was helping organize the concert and named Queen as one the bands who had agreed to play there. Queen were extremely annoyed at Geldof as not only had he not contacted them and that this was the first they had heard of it, but they were also supposed to be touring.
Despite feeling they had been emotionally blackmailed but not wanting to publicly rebuke Geldof or find a way to back out of a concert they had not agreed to participate in they had to reschedule their plans for that month. Queen rehearsed their set for weeks in advance in the gym of a local college and on the day put in probably the most memorable performance of the whole concert, with Freddie whipping the audience up with his legendary showmanship and the band being onstage for over 20 minutes despite being allocated only a 15 minute slot. See more »
Freddie Mercury had quite a hairy chest. This was not consistently duplicated with Rami Malek portraying Freddie, most glaringly showing Freddie with little to no chest hair. The only times it appears authentic is when Freddie is wearing a "wife beater" undershirt. 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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