The Highest-Grossing Music Biopics of All Time

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4. Ray (2004)
> Ticket sales: $75.3 million

“Ray” stars Jamie Foxx as the legendary blind rhythm and blues singer and pianist Ray Charles. Foxx won an Academy Award for Best Actor, as well as Golden Globe, BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild, and Critics’ Choice awards for his performance.

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3. Rocketman (2019)
> Ticket sales: $96.3 million

“Rocketman” is a musical fantasy drama based on the life of Elton John, and is named after his 1972 hit “Rocket Man.” It stars Taron Egerton as John and Bryce Dallas Howard as his mother, Sheila Eileen.

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2. Walk the Line (2005)
> Ticket sales: $119.5 million

“Walk the Line” is based on two autobiographies by singer songwriter Johnny Cash, “Man in Black” and “Cash: The Autobiography.” It stars Joaquin Phoenix as Cash and Reese Witherspoon as June Carter Cash.

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1. Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
> Ticket sales: $216.3 million

“Bohemian Rhapsody” tells the story of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, played by Rami Malek, from the formation of the band up to the 1985 Live Aid performance at Wembley Stadium.

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