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
Mike Myers, 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 »
When Freddie begins to sing Love Of My Life on the piano in the barn studio, there is a smoke of a cigar in front of him. However, when the camera changes, the smoke disappeared. See more »
Wow. What a truly inspiring film.
Made me feel that being eccentric and different is ok as long as you are you!
The film brought so many emotions - laughter, sadness, joy - very heart warming.
At times I forgot I wasn't actually watching the guys from Queen - they all looked so like them - especially May and Mercury.
I thought Rami rocked the role. Massive respect to this guy!
Would happily pay to go back in and watch it again! My film of 2018!!!!
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