Respect (2021)

The queen arrives.

  • Genre: Music, Drama, History
  • Release Date: 2021-08-12
  • User Rating: 6.862/10 from 289 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 25min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: Canada, United States of America
  • Director: Liesl Tommy
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The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

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  • Jennifer Hudson

    as Aretha Franklin
  • Forest Whitaker

    as C. L. Franklin
  • Marlon Wayans

    as Ted White
  • Audra McDonald

    as Barbara Franklin
  • Mary J. Blige

    as Dinah Washington
  • Marc Maron

    as Jerry Wexler
  • Tituss Burgess

    as Reverend Dr. James Cleveland
  • Saycon Sengbloh

    as Erma Franklin
  • Hailey Kilgore

    as Carolyn Franklin
  • Tate Donovan

    as John Hammond
  • Skye Dakota Turner

    as Aretha Franklin (young)
  • Heather Headley

    as Clara Ward
  • Leroy McClain

    as Cecil Franklin
  • Lodric D. Collins

    as Smokey Robinson
  • Brenda Nicole Moorer

    as Brenda Franklin
  • Brandon Gilpin

    as Teenager
  • Tangela Large

    as Grieving Mother
  • Albert Jones

    as Ken Cunningham
  • Myk Watford

    as Rick Hall
  • Gilbert Glenn Brown

    as Martin Luther King Jr.
Production Stacey Sher Executive Producer
Production Harvey Mason Jr. Producer
Crew Harvey Mason Jr. Executive Music Producer
Production Jennifer Hudson Executive Producer
Writing Callie Khouri Story
Production Jonathan Glickman Producer
Editing Avril Beukes Editor
Production Bernard Telsey Casting
Sound Paul Hsu Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Kramer Morgenthau Director of Photography
Crew Paul A. Levin Post Production Supervisor
Art Ina Mayhew Production Design
Production Scott Bernstein Producer
Costume & Make-Up Gary Archer Prosthetics
Production Sue Baden-Powell Executive Producer
Sound Greg Crawford ADR Mixer
Visual Effects Daniel L. Smith Digital Compositor
Production Tiffany Little Canfield Casting
Production Aaron L. Gilbert Executive Producer
Sound Matt Hovland ADR Mixer
Sound Frank Kern Foley Editor
Sound Philip Stockton Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Thomas Varga Sound Mixer
Visual Effects Ed Bruce Visual Effects Supervisor
Writing Tracey Scott Wilson Screenplay
Writing Tracey Scott Wilson Story
Production Jason Cloth Executive Producer
Sound Kenton Jakub ADR Editor
Costume & Make-Up Andrea Bowman Key Hair Stylist
Art Sarah Carter Decorator
Art Alex Hillkurtz Set Dresser
Crew Matt Akey Executive Visual Effects Producer
Production David Vaccari Casting
Art Cathy T. Marshall Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Lawrence Davis Hair Department Head
Sound Hunter Moore Boom Operator
Costume & Make-Up Robert Wilson Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Suzanna Boykin Hairstylist
Visual Effects Brad Kalinoski Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Wendy Gipp Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects John P. Nugent Visual Effects Supervisor
Sound Ed White Sound Mixer
Crew Ann Gray Post Production Supervisor
Sound Mark Wilkening ADR Mixer
Crew Chris LeDoux Executive Visual Effects Producer
Production Simi Wein Production Supervisor
Sound Jerry Yuen Boom Operator
Sound Kate Bilinski Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Clint Ramos Costume Design
Art Mark Dillon Supervising Art Director
Sound Kris Bowers Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Stevie Martin Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Kenyatta Williams Set Costumer
Art Marybeth Dillon Art Direction
Directing Liesl Tommy Director
Costume & Make-Up Joyce Gilliard Hairstylist
Visual Effects Brandon Kachel Matte Painter
Art Diana Salzburg Set Decoration Buyer
Costume & Make-Up Mandrill Hardge Additional Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Margina Dennis Makeup Artist
Visual Effects Andrew Byrne Visual Effects
Costume & Make-Up Aaron Worman Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Victor Jones-Moore Hairstylist
Art Rob Nagy Set Designer
Production Leah Winkler Production Supervisor
Visual Effects Duncan Key Digital Compositor
Crew Heather Taylor Visual Effects Editor
Visual Effects Christopher Cheng Digital Compositor
Costume & Make-Up Moe Coles Additional Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Natasha Arellano Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Jackie Lynch Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Cassandra Powell Additional Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Genyii Scott Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up A. Renea Dyson Additional Hairstylist
Visual Effects Ben Sumner VFX Artist
Costume & Make-Up Charmaine Balcerzak Hairstylist
Visual Effects Nicholas Daniels Digital Compositor
Costume & Make-Up Parra Thomas Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Delonda Harvey Additional Hairstylist
Crew Kate Stauduhar Visual Effects Editor
Visual Effects Daniel Dupre Matte Painter
Art Chris McGlamery Set Dresser
Crew Joseph Sacco Special Effects Technician
Costume & Make-Up Irenia Vail Hairstylist
Sound Julia Stockton Dialogue Editor
Visual Effects Caoimhe Maguire Visual Effects Producer
Costume & Make-Up Christy Caudle Additional Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Libra Cordero Key Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Tracy P. Lawrence Hairstylist
Crew Anthony Bradley Special Effects Coordinator
Crew Thomas Kerns Special Effects Technician
Visual Effects Praveen Allu Digital Compositor
Costume & Make-Up Munee Hayes Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Crystal D. Brown Costume Supervisor
Visual Effects Aldo Ruggiero Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Andrew Prescott Visual Effects Producer