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Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice.

  • 2 hr 25 minPG13
  • Aug 13, 2021
  • Musical

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AMC Artisan Films

Academy Award® winner Jennifer Hudson proves that nobody can warm your heart and break your heart like the legendary Queen of Soul. Along with Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker and Tony winner Audra McDonald, this powerhouse film captures the remarkable life journey of Aretha Franklin and her pursuit of justice and respect.

Cast & Crew

  • Jennifer HudsonAretha Franklin

  • Forest WhitakerC. L. Franklin

  • Hailey KilgoreCarolyn Franklin

  • Saycon SengblohErma Franklin

  • Marlon WayansTed White

  • Mary J. BligeActor

  • Tate DonovanJohn Hammond

  • Marc MaronJerry Wexler

  • Tituss BurgessJames Cleveland

  • Audra McDonaldBarbara