Rocketman

critic Reviews

89% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score89%
  • It'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.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Tessa SmithMama's Geeky
    When I say Rocketman is not your typical biopic, I mean it is not your typical biopic. A mix of real life events and fantasy -- and trust me when I say, it works perfectly.
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    Allison RoseFlickDirect
    This is certainly not your typical biopic but rather an entertaining mix of real-life and fantasy - much like Elton John is himself.
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    Kate RodgerNewshub (NZ)
    This is no countdown greatest hits album, this is something else entirely and I loved every single minute of it.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Alex HeeneySeventh Row
    The film's framing device was a neat idea, though poorly executed...It wasn't a good sign that I spent much of Rocketman thinking about how incredibly talented and underused Jamie Bell is.
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    Michael A. SmithMediaMikes
    Full of great music and fantastical spectacle, "Rocketman" appears to be what everyone who found "Bohemian Rhapsody" lacking (I didn't - I thought it was one of the best films of the year) - wanted it to be.
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    Alan CernyComingSoon.net
    How wonderful life is, with Rocketman in the world.
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    Karl DelossantosSmash Cut Reviews
    Overall, Rocketman is a worthy portrayal of the life of one of our greatest living musical artists and gives Egerton an incredible spotlight role in his career. Pay attention, he's going to win an Oscar one day.
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    S. Indra SathiabalanThe Sun Daily (Malaysia)
    This is the kind of stuff film buffs discuss over drinks, but for normal viewers, it can be tedious.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Amelia HarveyFrame Rated
    We've all seen the biopic about the sad but talented little boy who finds fame and fortune before descending into a dark world of drink and drugs but you've never seen a film that blends fantasy, musical, and biopic so seamlessly...
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    James KendrickQ Network Film Desk
    All biopics are fantasies of one kind or another; Rocketman has the daring to wear it on its cinematic sleeve.
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