Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Sunglasses from the Movie Bohemian Rhapsody with Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury

Movie poster for the queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody with Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury

The new Queen and Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody is starting to build up some buzz of Oscar talk for it's main star Rami Malek, who puts in the performance of his career so far as the Queen frontman Freddie Mercury.

The film has already been released in the UK, so I was lucky enough to see it early and while it's by no means a perfect film and does shy away from some of the darker themes you'd expect in a film about a rock and roll band of the 70's and 80's I personally didn't mind one bit.  I had a great time watching this film - its fair to say it's a true love letter to the amazing music that Queen produced and I loved the movie for the music and for the amazing performance by Rami Malek.

What Sunglasses Are Featured in the Bohemian Rhapsody Movie?

The film covers a time period of more than a decade from the 1970's to the 80's so there are numerous sunglasses worn throughout the movie as well as some pretty retro prescription eyewear frames too.  But most prominently during the film we see Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury wearing some highly reflective mirrored Aviator style sunglasses.

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody wearing Aviator Sunglasses

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody wearing Aviator Sunglasses 2

These mirrored Aviator style sunglasses are worn most notably during a key scene during the film where the press are hounding Freddie Mercury about his personal life and sexuality.  It's a high-pressure moment for Freddie and the rest of the band and it was no wonder he was hiding behind the large reflective sunglasses.

It's not clear exactly which model sunglasses these are but these Ray-Ban RB3025 Mirrored Aviator sunglasses would be a very close match.
You can find these Ray-Ban Aviator sunglasses over on Amazon: -



There are also numerous sunglasses worn by the actors Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy and Joe Mazzello playing the other members of Queen (Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon) in the film as seen here.

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury and Queen Band Members in Bohemian Rhapsody wearing Sunglasses

We also get to see Mike Myers as Ray Foster wearing some pretty large retro eyewear in the film too.

If you can help identify any other sunglasses or eyewear worn in the movie then drop us a comment below.

In the meantime, check out the trailer below to see some of the classic eyewear in action... and the classic songs too of course.



Now, I'm off to listen to that soundtrack with my FREE Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited.

Note: for a limited time you can get 3 Months for only $0.99 which is a ludicrously good deal, so if you're not already using Amazon Music Unlimited, there really is no better time to try it out, especially over the Christmas period for pumping out the Christmas tunes around the home over the Sonos System (I absolutely love my Sonos) or other smart speakers.



Or you can buy the Bohemian Rhapsody Soundtrack below if you're not into the Music Unlimited Membership deal.



About the Author: Chris Russell works in the eyewear sector and can be found on or on @MovieRetrospect on Twitter.



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