Overall Rank: 1368
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 29
Theatrical Release Date: 11/02/2018
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/12/2019
Genre: Biography, Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Dexter Fletcher, Bryan Singer
Actors: Rami Malek, Mike Myers, Joseph Mazzello, Ben Hardy, Aidan Gillen, Lucy Boynton
Plot: Queen, and lead singer Freddie Mercury, defied stereotypes and become one of the iconic rock bands of all time. Bohemian Rhapsody charts the rise of Queen, the lows suffered by Mercury as fame takes it toll - all leading to their legendary performance at the 1985 Live Aid concert - and a legacy that lives on today. -- Chris Kavan
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Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/25/2019
While the film veers from the truth at moments and doesn't take enough risks, you cannot deny the electric performance of Rami Malek as Queen frontman Freddie Mercury nor the effect of the rousing soundtrack. The cast is very strong all around, especially from the trio of Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy and Joseph Mazzello as the fellow Queen band mates. And the Live Aid conclusion is as good as things get. While it may not be the strongest biopic, it's still a fantastic feature that will certainly rock you.
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Indyfreak - wrote on 03/28/2019
Rami Malek is excellent as legendary musician Freddie Mercury. The movie surrounding him is just okay. It starts out well enough and the other band members aren't fleshed out all that well. But they all have this fun rapport with each other. It's always a pleasant nostalgia trip whenever they play any one of their hit songs.
The second act is a major chore to get through as it feels the need to draw out every major event in both Mercury's life juxtaposed with the highs and lows for Queen's output. There's been accusations that the film took too much dramatic license. Perhaps it did, but it would be forgiven if the film didn't rely on tropes you saw before in other musical biopics.
THe film is made redeemable by Malek's powerhouse performance and the film's ace up its sleeve. The …
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