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The Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” starring Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury, rocked the box office over the weekend with a $50 million debut. 

It beat expectations, which placed it in the $35-40 million range, and grossed another $72.5 million internationally. But it’s not the biggest music biopic opening of all time.

Films that portray the lives of music legends are a dime a dozen, but only a few have become box-office success stories, including “Bohemian Rhapsody” and the NWA biopic, “Straight Outta Compton.”

Below are the six music biopics with the biggest opening weekends ever: