Rating: M
Length: 145 mins
Cast: Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Audra McDonald

To become the Queen, she needed to find her voice. Academy Award® Winner Jennifer Hudson stars as Aretha Franklin.

Aretha Franklin sings in her father’s church choir as a child and grows up to become an international musical superstar and legend.

“Jennifer Hudson’s starring performance absolutely commands Respect.” – Rotten Tomatoes

“Hudson is the perfect choice to live Aretha Franklin’s story with powerful acting and vocals that sound authentic but not copied.” – Chicago Sun Times

“Aretha Franklin biopic is all about Jennifer Hudson doing Aretha proud. And does she ever. As the legendary Queen of Soul, Hudson does not, will not, cannot hit a wrong note, making ‘Respect’ a tribute to both their radiant talents.” – ABC News

Official Trailer