Rocketman

The Only Way to Tell His Story is to live His Fantasy.


Rocketman
A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. We follow Elton John from his years as a shy piano prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through to his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

126 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Prejudice, Drug abuse).
Biographical, Drama, Fantasy, Musical.

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Credits

Cast
Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard, Stephen Graham, Harriet Walter, Tate Donovan, Gemma Jones
Director
Dexter Fletcher
ScreenplayLee Hall
MusicMatthew Margeson
CinematographyGeorge Richmond
EditingChris Dickens
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2019
Produced byMarv Films, Marv Studios, New Republic Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Rocket Pictures

IMDB page | FPB Report | ScreenIt Report | CommonSenseMedia Report
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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreMusical
LanguageThe film contains strong impact, frequent crude language. Children younger than 16 emulate inappropriate language.
NudityLow impact and infrequent occurances of partial/semi nudity in a non-sexual context.
SexNone (sic)
ViolenceLow impact and infrequent scenes of violence. Justified within context and necessary for the plot and characters' progression.
PrejudiceMild impact and infrequent language of prejudice. Viewers may be offended by use of inappropriate prejudice language.
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
CommentsContains scenes with Imitative Acts and Techniques.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

USA MPAA rating

R: RestrictedRated R for language throughout, some drug use and sexual content
Runtime121
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
2
Blood / Gore / Gross
2
Guns / Weapons
0
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
5
Smoking
5
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
1
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
1
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
15 +
Positive messages
4
Positive role models
3
Violence
2
Sex
4
Language
4
Consumerism
1
Drinking, drugs, smoking
4

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

24.com
Gabi Zietsman quote iconThe comparison between Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman will be inevitable - two biopics coming out in the same year about two gay musical legends - but in the end, they are two completely different films that might even stand in separate genres.
20
Metacritic.com
49 critics
14
Rottentomatoes critics
279 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconIt’s going to be a long, long time before a rock biopic manages to capture the highs and lows of an artist’s life like Rocketman.
18
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
14
CommonSenseMedia
Joyce Slaton quote iconGlittery, glam rock musical soars; expect sex and drugs.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
108 users
15
Rottentomatoes users
8571 users
18
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
18
IMDB
17978 Netizens
15
The Movie DB
Community
15

Average .. 81%

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