Rocketman Movie


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Who's Involved:

Lee Hall, Bryce Dallas Howard, Steve Hamilton-Shaw, Richard Madden, Michael Gracey, Dexter Fletcher, Elton John, Gemma Jones, David Furnish, Claudia Schiffer, Steve Hamilton Shaw, Jamie Bell, Taron Egerton, Matthew Vaughn

Release Date:

Friday, May 31, 2019 (Nationwide)

Rating: R

Runtime: 2 hrs, 1 m

Plot: What's the story about?

An epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. This inspirational story – set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton – tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Rocketman

A look at the Rocketman behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Dexter Fletcher last directed Eddie the Eagle and Renfield. The film's writer Lee Hall last wrote Cats and Victoria and Abdul.


Lee Hall


David Furnish
Steve Hamilton-Shaw
Elton John
Matthew Vaughn

Production Companies

MARV Films

Rocket Pictures

Production: What we know about Rocketman

Key Facts

  1. Jamie Bell will play songwriter Bernie Taupin, who worked with Elton John on tracks like "Tiny Dancer" and "Rocketman (Hollywood Reporter, 6/20/2018)."
  2. To begin with the artist's life at age 11, continuing through adulthood with his songs providing musical backing.

Filming Timeline

On or about February 19, 2019, the film was in Completed status.

On or about October 1, 2018, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about August 7, 2018, the film was in Production status.

On or about April 20, 2018, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Production is set to start August 2018.

On or about October 24, 2013, the film was in Development status.

Michael Gracey is set to start shooting Rocketman in fall 2014 from an original screenplay by Lee Hall (War Horse).

On or about March 19, 2013, the film was in Announced status.

Rocketman Release Date: When was it released?

Rocketman was released in 2019 on Friday, May 31, 2019 (Nationwide release). There were 7 other movies released on the same date, including Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Ma and Always Be My Maybe.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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