Rocketman is a 2019 biographical musical film based on the life of musician Sir Elton John. Directed by Dexter Fletcher and written by Lee Hall, it stars Taron Egerton as John, with Jamie Bell as Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden as John Reid, and Bryce Dallas Howard as Sheila Eileen. The film follows John in his early days as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his musical partnership with Taupin. The film is titled after John's 1972 song "Rocket Man."
The critic's consensus on Rotten Tomatoes states: "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."
Stars: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard
Director: Dexter Fletcher
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Runtime: 2 hours, 1 minute
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