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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

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A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen's legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert.

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Bryan Singer

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The cast and producer of Bohemian Rhapsody share what it was like bringing the story of Freddie Mercury and Queen to the big screen.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rami Malek ... Freddie Mercury
Lucy Boynton ... Mary Austin
Gwilym Lee ... Brian May
Ben Hardy ... Roger Taylor
Joseph Mazzello ... John Deacon (as Joe Mazzello)
Aidan Gillen ... John Reid
Allen Leech ... Paul Prenter
Tom Hollander ... Jim Beach
Mike Myers ... Ray Foster
Aaron McCusker ... Jim Hutton
Meneka Das ... Jer Bulsara
Ace Bhatti ... Bomi Bulsara
Priya Blackburn ... Kashmira Bulsara
Dermot Murphy ... Bob Geldof
Dickie Beau ... Kenny Everett
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Storyline

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

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Fearless lives forever See more »

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, suggestive material, drug content and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Freddie Mercury Biopic See more »

Filming Locations:

Weybridge, Surrey, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$52,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$51,061,119, 4 November 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$130,144,313, 19 November 2018
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Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Mike Myers, who portrays the producer who "loses" Queen, is himself responsible for a resurgence in Queen's popularity. Myers said on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Mike Myers/Christiane Amanpour (2018) that during the making of Wayne's World (1992) he insisted that the song he and his friends listen to while driving be Bohemian Rhapsody. The producers of the movie felt the song wouldn't be appropriate and vetoed the idea. Myers stood his ground, eventually threatening to quit the movie. Myers got his way and the movie became a huge hit and this led to the song returning to the United States charts at #2. The movie was also credited for reintroducing Queen to a new audience. Myers also said that when he was offered a chance to appear in this movie he did so immediately without bothering to read the script. See more »

Goofs

Paul Prenter is shown giving a TV interview where he outs Freddie's sexuality. In reality Prenter sold the story to the UK tabloid The Sun and never gave an on air interview about the matter. See more »

Quotes

Freddie Mercury: Roger, there's only room in this band for one hysterical queen.
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Crazy Credits

The 20th Century Fox fanfare is performed in a rock style (composed by Queen members Brian May on guitar and Roger Taylor on drums). See more »

Connections

Featured in C'est que de la télé !: Episode #2.42 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

I Want To Break Free
Written by John Deacon
Performed by Queen
Courtesy of Queen Productions Ltd for the World excluding USA & Canada / Hollywood Records, Inc. for USA & Canada
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Long live Queen
23 October 2018 | by senorkairunSee all my reviews

I just saw the world premiere and oh boy let me tell you about it:

This movie might not be a masterpiece but my heart is filled with such happiness and joy after watching it that I think it's going to burst (sorry for the cheesiness), Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon are so exquisitely portrayed I sometimes forgot it wasn't them, the performances were so on point and so powerful you could feel the energy burst through the screen. ¿Have you seen the famous car scene in Wayne's world? well, now imagine a full room doing the same, people couldn't help but sing along (lets be honest, it's impossible not too).

I laughed, cried, sang and wished I could have seen Queen live, this band will live forever.


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