What parents need to know
Parents need to know that Rocketman is a musical drama based on the life and rise to stardom of Elton John (Taron Egerton). Part biopic, part fantasy, it tells the story of how a young English piano prodigy became a flamboyant rock star known for his outrageous costumes, captivating stage presence, and instantly classic songs. Bryce Dallas Howard, Jamie Bell, and Richard Madden co-star in this musical, which features John's most famous songs. Expect lots of swearing, as well as drug use, drinking, and sexual content.
- In theaters: May 31, 2019
- Cast: Taron Egerton, Bryce Dallas Howard, Richard Madden
- Director: Dexter Fletcher
- Studio: Paramount Pictures
- Genre: Drama
- Topics: Music and Sing-Along
- Character Strengths: Compassion, Teamwork
- Run time: 121 minutes
- MPAA rating: R
- MPAA explanation: language throughout, some drug use and sexual content
For kids who love musical biopics
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