Bohemian Rhapsody is a 2018 biographical drama film directed by Bryan Singer and Dexter Fletcher.

Official trailers

20th Century Fox on Thursday, October 25, 2018 released the trailer:
Bohemian Rhapsody | Final Trailer | 20th Century FOX.

Story intro

In 1970 London, Farrokh "Freddie" Bulsara, a Parsi refugee from Zanzibar, works as a baggage handler at Heathrow Airport and lives with his parents and sister. After seeing the band Smile perform "Doing All Right" at a pub, Freddie encounters Mary Austin, and meets the drummer, Roger Taylor, and guitarist, Brian May. Learning their lead singer, Tim Staffell, has quit, Freddie offers to join and demonstrates his vocal ability, Roger and Brian are impressed; and let him join the band. Freddie and Mary begin dating. With Freddie as lead singer and John Deacon on bass, the band sells out gigs across Britain. Freddie urges his band mates to think bigger, selling their van to book Trident Studios to record their debut album. An A&R rep from EMI Records, watching the band experiment, asks sound engineer Roy Thomas Baker for their demos. Freddie changes the band's name to Queen, and legally changes his own name to Freddie Mercury. The band signs with John Reid, Elton John's manager, and receives a contract with EMI. An appearance on Top of the Pops gives Queen a hit record, "Killer Queen". After touring to promote the album, Mary and Freddie become engaged. The album hits the charts in America and the band embarks on a sold-out U.S. tour, where Freddie begins to question his sexuality. In 1975, Queen records their fourth album, A Night at the Opera, but leaves EMI when executive Ray Foster refuses to release the operatic "Bohemian Rhapsody" as the album's lead single due to its six-minute length. Foster also derides the single for its lyrics and melody, to which Freddie retaliates by throwing a rock through Foster's window and cursing at him (to which Foster responds in kind), as the band has placed extensive effort in writing and performing it. Freddie has DJ Kenny Everett debut the song on the radio; despite mixed reviews, it becomes a smash hit. On Queen's world tour, Freddie begins an affair with Paul Prenter, the band's day-to-day manager after an encounter between the two while Freddie rehearses "Love of My Life". Confronted by Mary, Freddie comes out to her as bisexual, although she assures him that he is gay. They end their engagement, but they continue to remain friends and she moves next door when he purchases an extravagant house in 1980.

Cast

Rami Malek
Freddie Mercury
Lucy Boynton
Mary Austin
Gwilym Lee
Brian May
Ben Hardy
Roger Taylor
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
Joseph Mazzello
John Deacon (as Joe Mazzello)
Priya Blackburn
Kashmira Bulsara
Tim Plester
RT Baker
Dermot Murphy
Bob Geldof
Dickie Beau
Kenny Everett
Jack Roth
Tim Staffell
Max Bennett
David
Neil Fox-Roberts
Mary's Father
Michelle Duncan
Shelley Stern
Felipe Bejarano
Brazilian Crewman
Kieran Hardcastle
Heathrow Baggage Handler
Ross Green
Reporter 1
Bruce Mackinnon
Reporter 2
Joshua Higgott
Reporter 3
Pat Lally
Reporter 4 (as Patrick Lally)
William Owen
Reporter 5
Martin Oelbermann
German TV Journalist
Ian Gabriel Dumdum
Hospital Doctor (as Ian Gabriel)
Matt Greenwood
Young Man at Clinic
Royce Cronin
TV Director
James MacLaren
A & R Man
Andrew Bowerman
Smile Audience Member
Drew P.
Live Aid Organiser (as Drew P)
Jess Radomska
Cheryl
Haf Gibson
Roger's Girlfriend 1
Honor Hellon
Roger's Girlfriend 2
Rosy Benjamin
Dominique
Leila Crerar
Chrissie
Katherine Newman
Veronica
Peter Howe
Engineer at Studio
Adam Rauf
Young Farrokh
Philip Andrew
Mack
John Ottman
Live TV Director
James Wallace
Technical Director

About

The film Bohemian Rhapsody was scheduled to be released on October 23, 2018 (Wembley Arena), on October 24, 2018 (United Kingdom), on October 31, 2018 (France), on November 1, 2018 (Germany, Hungary) and on November 2, 2018 (United States, Bulgaria) by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, 20th Century Fox Argentina, Big Picture 2 Films, Forum Hungary, Hispano Foxfilms S.A.E., Nordisk Film Distribujon, Odeon, Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment and Imperial / Cinepix.

The duration of the film is 134 minutes. With a budget of $50 - 55 million, the film grossed over $903.7 million.

The film had received a "PG-13" rating.

Rating

Bohemian Rhapsody got high rating from critics. The audience also likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website: foxmovies.com/movies/bohemian-rhapsody

IMDB: Bohemian Rhapsody

Wikipedia: Bohemian Rhapsody (film)

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