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A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.

Director:

Dexter Fletcher

Writer:

Lee Hall (screenplay)
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What It's Really Like to Be Elton John

Taron Egerton and Elton John have known each other for a few years, and now Egerton is playing the music legend in Rocketman. He talks to IMDb about becoming Elton.

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Status: Post-production | See complete list of  »
Updated: 16 November 2018
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Bryce Dallas Howard ... Sheila Eileen
Richard Madden ... John Reid
Taron Egerton ... Elton John
Stephen Graham ... Dick James
Jamie Bell ... Bernie Taupin
Jimmy Vee ... Arthur
Tate Donovan ... Doug Weston
Harriet Walter ... Helen Piena
Gemma Jones ... Ivy
Charlie Rowe ... Ray Williams
Steven Mackintosh ... Stanley
Jess Radomska ... Teddy Girl 1
Viktorija Faith ... Party Guest
Tom Bennett ... Fred
Kamil Lemieszewski ... Dr. Maverick / Paramedic
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A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.

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The Only Way To Tell His Story Is To Live His Fantasy. See more »


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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rocketman See more »

Filming Locations:

Bray Studios, England, UK

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Music producer John Reid is portrayed in this film by Richard Madden. Madden's Game of Thrones (2011) co-star Aidan Gillen portrayed John Reid in Bohemian Rhapsody (2018). See more »

Quotes

Bernie Taupin: Don't you want to just sing without this ridiculous paraphernalia?
Elton John: People don't pay to see Reg Dwight! They pay to see ELTON JOHN!
Elton John: [storms off but returns seconds later] I'm sorry
Bernie Taupin: I know
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Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.20 (2013) See more »

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