Movies About Aretha Franklin

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Movies About Aretha Franklin

For Movies About Aretha Franklin, there is no limit to the films exploring this feeling. We put together 6 of our favorites.

The Blues Brothers (1980)

The Blues Brothers
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From John Landis, starring John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy
Rated R

The Blues Brothers is a 1980 American musical action comedy film starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as "Joliet" Jake and Elwood Blues, characters developed from a musical sketch on the NBC variety series Saturday Night Live. Directed by John Landis, it tells the story of Jake and Elwood Blues, two brothers who set out on a mission from God to save the Catholic orphanage where they were raised by reuniting their former R&B band and raising money to pay the orphanage's property tax bill. The film also features musical numbers from prominent R&B and soul artists of the time, such as Ray Charles, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Aretha Franklin, and John Lee Hooker. Along their journey, they are pursued by the police, a mystery woman, and the "Illinois Nazi". The film received generally positive reviews, and was one of the most financially successful films of the year, grossing over $115 million worldwide. It has since become a cult classic, spawning an animated series and a sequel.

The Upside (2017)

The Upside
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Neil Burger, starring Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston, Nicole Kidman, Aja Naomi King
Rated PG-13

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From David Soren, starring Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll
Rated PG

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Beeban Kidron, starring Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Gemma Jones
Rated R

What Men Want (2019)

What Men Want
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Adam Shankman, starring Taraji P. Henson, Kristen Ledlow, Josh Brener, Kellan Lutz
Rated R

Operation Dumbo Drop (1995)

Operation Dumbo Drop
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Simon Wincer, starring Danny Glover, Ray Liotta, Denis Leary, Doug E. Doug
Rated PG

 



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