Rocketman

Factual error: Elton's family home in Pinner is fitted with double glazing which is visible in the scenes when the cast are dancing outside in the street. Double glazing did not exist in 1950s England.

MS

Factual error: When we see Elton John's father Stanley in RAF uniform at the beginning of the film he is wearing other ranks' uniform. Stanley was commissioned in 1944, three years before Elton was born, and served as a commissioned officer until his retirement as a squadron leader in 1963. He should be wearing officer's uniform.

Necrothesp

Other mistake: During one of the recording studio scenes, there's a short segment that shows a bunch of VU (audio level) meters close up. The very first meter in that sequence is not a VU meter. Its from of an old HF (High Frequency) Amateur Radio transceiver; The scale is marked for RF, SWR, and ALC. I'm suspecting that someone involved with the post production editing is a Ham.

Stephanie Donnell
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Bernie Taupin: Don't you want to just sing without this ridiculous paraphernalia?
Elton John: People don't pay to see Reg Dwight! They pay to see Elton John! [Storms off, returns seconds later] I'm sorry.
Bernie Taupin: I know.

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Trivia: Although they play mother and son in this film, Bryce Dallas Howard is only eight years older than Taron Egerton.

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