With all the spotlight focused on our favorite music stars, we can think that we might know everything about them. Besides, the media has an excessive obsession with celebrities of all kinds. All the cameras flashing show us a glimpse into the life of our favorite stars. But, when the light fades, we no longer see the life that these rich and famous people lead.
The closest thing that we have to learn more about our music idols are the movies that were made to honor them. Through these movies, we are given not only a glimpse of the lives of celebrities, but we are able to see a bigger picture of the struggles that they have that makes them just like the ordinary person that they really are. So, here are the greatest biopic movies of all time that you can binge-watch.
Sid & Nancy
Sid & Nancy depicts the life of the relationship between Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. In the movie, viewers were given a chance to see the high life that these famous people have. Aside from that, the movie also delved deeper into the drug addiction that both protagonists experienced during the peak of Sid’s career, and the consequences that happened after that.
Bohemian Rhapsody is a haunting tale about the life of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury and his struggles running a band and battling AIDS. The popular rock icon was portrayed by Rami Malek and was considered as the 2nd highest grossing musical biopic of all time. It is currently breaking box-office records and is very popular thanks to the eccentric character of Freddie Mercury.
Straight Outta Compton
Perhaps the most popular music biopic out there is the movie Straight Outta Compton. The movie is about the lives of the members of one of the biggest hip-hop groups ever, N.W.A. It detailed the journey of each member into becoming one of the biggest names in the music industry. The movie raked in $188 million in total and is the highest grossing movie in its genre.
Music has come a long way from being just a form of entertainment such as a background tune to classic arcade games to influencing people’s lives. These music biopics just prove that music is a part of everyone and will stay that way forever.
Rick is an audiophile who loves to travel with music as his companion. He aims to see the world and discover the music of every culture.