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Rocketman

Movie review by
Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Expect sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll in Elton John biopic.
  • May 31, 2019
  • R
  • 2019
  • 121 minutes

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.

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For kids who love musical biopics

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