"Respect" is a 2021 biographical drama film directed by Liesl Tommy.
The starring cast includes Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin, Forest Whitaker as C. L. Franklin, Marlon Wayans as Ted White, Audra McDonald as Barbara Siggers Franklin, Marc Maron as Jerry Wexler, Tituss Burgess as Reverend Dr. James Cleveland, Skye Dakota Turner as Young Aretha Franklin, Saycon Sengbloh as Erma Franklin, Hailey Kilgore as Carolyn Franklin, Tate Donovan as John Hammond and others.
Here are "Respect" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.
Is there a trailer for Respect movie?
MGM on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 released the trailer for "Respect" you can watch here:
RESPECT | Official Trailer | MGM Studios.
What is Respect movie plot?
Here is a short review of "Respect" movie plot summary.
Aretha Franklin (Jennifer Hudson) sings in her father's church choir as a child and grows up to become an international musical superstar and the Queen of Soul, while simultaneously enduring an abusive marriage and actively involved in the civil rights movement.
Who plays who in the Respect movie cast?
Here is the full cast and characters of "Respect" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.
Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin
Forest Whitaker as C. L. Franklin
Marlon Wayans as Ted White
Audra McDonald as Barbara Siggers Franklin
Marc Maron as Jerry Wexler
Tituss Burgess as Reverend Dr. James Cleveland
Skye Dakota Turner as Young Aretha Franklin
Saycon Sengbloh as Erma Franklin
Hailey Kilgore as Carolyn Franklin
Tate Donovan as John Hammond
Mary J. Blige as Dinah Washington
Heather Headley as Clara Ward
Kelvin Hair as Sam Cooke
Lodric D. Collins as Smokey Robinson
Brenda Nicole Moorer as Brenda Franklin
Kimberly Scott as Mama Franklin
LeRoy McClain as Cecil Franklin
Albert Jones as Ken Cunningham
Beau Scheier as Joe Arnold
Myk Watford as Rick Hall
David Simpson as Spooner Oldham
Nevaeh Moore as Young Carolyn
William J. Simmons as Clarence
Kennedy Chanel as Young Erma
Peyton Jackson as Young Cecil Franklin
Chase Burgess as Edward
Gilbert Glenn Brown as Martin Luther King Jr.
Alec Barnes as Jimmy Johnson
Aba Arthur as Miss Gold
Joshua Mikel as Roger Hawkins
Henry Riggs as Tommy Cogbill
Leandra Ryan as Alice
Christen Sharice as Earline (as Christen Roberts)
Zach Strum as David Hood
M. Jearl Vinot as Sydney Pollack
Christopher Daniel as Edward (7-10)
Jerel Xavier Alston as Young Clarence
Joe Knezevich as Tom Dowd
Abri as Ted White's Prostitute
Marcia Adams as New York Fan
Chloe Asbell as Reporter (as Chl)
Demetrius B. Banks as Church Choir Singer (singing voice)
Shawn Ray Cartel as Church guest
Tony F. Charles as Ralph Abernathy
Ikennia Cross as Choir Director
Nichaela 'Noire' Eugene as Choir Singer
Linda D Gaines as VIP Concert Fan
James Hammond as Ahmet Ertegun Founder Atlantic Records
Austin Scott Hunter as Audience Member (as Austin Hunter)
Charity Jordan as Party Guest
Travis L. King Jr. as Drummer (Young Aretha scene)
Tangela Large as Grieving Mother
Beorht Lewinski as Cute Guy (as Bright Ayisi)
Melissa Lowe as Secretary Linda
Jill Martin as Upscale Party Guest
Alexandra McGuire as Jazz Club Patron
Lawrence Mclendon as Audience member
Thelma R. Mitchell as Ella Fitzgerald
Ricardo Quinones as House Party Guest
Rahiem Riley as Formal Guest
Malaki Sample as Ted JR
Shaun Schneider as Charlie Chalmers
Corey Jason Thomas as New Bethal Deacon
Chris Ward as Photographer
Chosen Wilkins as Hal
Rob Wood as Arethas Saxophonist
When is Respect movie release date?
"Respect" movie release date was scheduled to be on August 13, 2021 and on September 2, 2021 (Germany) distributing by United Artists Releasing, (United States), Universal Pictures International (UPI), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Eagle Pictures, Forum Film Poland, Gulf Film, NOS Audiovisuais, United International Pictures (UIP) and Universal Pictures Argentina.
What are Respect filming details?
The duration of the film is 145 minutes. The film's budget is $55 million.
"Respect" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.
What are critics and audiences saying about Respect movie?
"Respect" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.8/10.
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