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Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody

DVD - 2019 | Widescreen ed
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A chronicle of Freddie Mercury and the band Queen during the years leading up to their appearance at the1985 Life Aid concert.
Publisher: [United States] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2019
Edition: Widescreen ed
Call Number: DVD Drama BOHEMIAN
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Jun 11, 2021

As a so-called rocumentary, I would have liked it better had the movie explored Freddy Mercury's upbringing and how he perfected his incredible voice (along with his mastery of the piano). Heck! I got to take-in a few Queen shows while stationed in Germany (late 70s). Rami Malek turned in a great performance but, then again, I liked the dude since watching the "Mr. Robot" series

Apr 09, 2021

It's all about Rami Malek's take on a performing prodigy, with his staring eyes, Bugs Bunny teeth, and grand flourishes.
Just the last 30 minutes is worth the movie.
Compare this to the less stellar "Rocketman".

Barrie_Teen_Lists Mar 24, 2021


I believe Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) deserves a respectable 4/5. Bohemian Rhapsody, directed by Bryan Singer is a movie that tells the story of the beloved band; Queen, and their lead singer Freddie Mercury. This movie showcases Queen's struggles on their climb to fame, along with visual recreations of their Rock in Rio,and Live Aid. The reason I gave this a 4/5 instead of a 5/5 is because despite being a biopic; Bohemian Rhapsody takes many liberties with the bands history, namely with the song We Will Rock You (1977), Bohemian Rhapsody claims this song was written in the early 1980s, the movie also claims that Rock in Rio was performed in the mid 1970s when it was actually performed in january of 1985 which is why I believe this movie is better as a revised version of their true story, rather than a biopic.This movie stars Ramie Malek as Mercury, Gwilym Lee as Brian May, Ben Hardy as Roger Taylor, and Joseph Mazzelo as John Deacon.I believe the acting quality in this movie is on par with Jonathan Demme's The Silence of the Lambs (1991) and Brian Depalma’s Scarface (1983), The music in this movie is perfectly cobbled together using remastered audio clips of Mercury, and newer recordings of Marc Martel,a christian singer who can perfectly imitate Mercury’s singing voice.I would recommend this movie to young adults (12-17), and anyone in their mid-late 30’s I believe would also enjoy this.

Mar 03, 2021

Well done.I can't imagine anyone not enjoying this film-- regardless of age. If i could give it 6 stars , i would.

Jan 16, 2021

Shows how important it is to have a real friend. The acting was perfect and casting too!
How electrifying was the final stadium show, even though it was obviously photoshopped et al but so well done you felt you were there. What a way for Freddie to go out.

Jan 07, 2021


Aug 05, 2020

This movie is wonderful in so many ways.... tragicallysad story of Freddy and Queen.... if you lived this this movie! New fan of Freddy and Queen, again!

May 26, 2020

Let me get this straight: you make a movie about Queen and put in nothing about the making of the "Flash Gordon" soundtrack or "Who Wants to Live Forever," the theme song from "Highlander"? What the friggin' poop makers of this movie about Queen.

ArapahoeCarina Apr 10, 2020

This is an intense Life story of the vocalist of one of the greatest British rock and roll bands, Queen. Farrokh Bulsara (Freddie Mercury) was known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. Extravagant, eccentric singer, songwriter and record producer. This band made a change in the structure of the music of that era, opera-like composition. Unbelievable creations!.

Feb 11, 2020

The fact that the surviving members of Queen were producers on this movie is insulting to Queen fans. It is a beyond sugar coated movie loaded with enough inaccuracies about the band that they should make a movie about how this thing got made. I was looking forward to this movie and can't tell enough people who haven't seen it to avoid it.

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Feb 17, 2019

76 quotes posted in IMDb already, thanks to the contributors. Here are those on Freddie's chompers:

Reporter 2: Freddie, uh, your teeth! Why don't you get your teeth fixed?
Freddie Mercury: I live in Britain. I don't want to stand out.
Freddie Mercury: I have four extra incisors.

*** expanded quote on his incisors:
Our lead singer just quit.
-Well, then you'll need someone new.
Any ideas?
-What about me?
Uh, not with those teeth, mate.
- Freddie sang: I know what I'm doin' ... I got a feeling ...
The others harmonizing: Doin' all right
-I was born with four additional incisors. More space in my mouth means more range.


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