Search results for "Aretha Franklin"

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Blues Brothers 2000 (1998) RT 47% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 1998

Elwood, the now lone "Blues Brother" finally released from prison, is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Music
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Joe Morton  •  John Goodman  •  J. Evan Bonifant  •  Dan Aykroyd

The Blues Brothers (1980) RT 85% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a 'mission from God' to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Music
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  John Belushi  •  Cab Calloway  •  Carrie Fisher

Muscle Shoals (2013) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Feb 2014

In a tiny Alabama town with the curious name of Muscle Shoals, something miraculous sprang from the mud of the Tennessee River. A group of unassuming, yet incredibly talented, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History • Music
DIRECTION:  Greg 'Freddy' Camalier
CAST:  Gregg Allman  •  Bono  •  Clarence Carter  •  Jimmy Cliff

George Michael: Twenty Five (2006) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Apr 2008

This set is a 25 year retrospective of Michael's career. Included are tracks with Wham!, Aretha Franklin, Sir Elton John, Mary J. Blige, and Whitney Houston. Though he made ...  (more)

CAST:  George Michael  •  Andrew Ridgeley  •  Aretha Franklin  •  Elton John

Sam Cooke: Legend (2003) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Singer, songwriter, business man, family man, civil rights activist: Sam Cooke transcends all barriers of race, faith and talent. This first-ever biography of the definitive ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
CAST:  Sam Cooke  •  Lou Adler  •  Aretha Franklin  •  Bobby Womack

VH1 Divas Live (1998)

The queen of soul, Aretha Franklin, and four of the biggest female hitmakers in contemporary pop, Mariah Carey Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan, and Shania Twain, joined forces for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Simon
CAST:  Celine Dion  •  Gloria Estefan  •  Aretha Franklin  •  Shania Twain

The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story (2010)

The Greatest Ears in Town is an insightful documentary and testimonial to Arif Mardin; the producer, arranger, musician and multi Grammy award winner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Biro  •  Joe Mardin
CAST:  Arif Mardin  •  Phil Collins  •  Aretha Franklin  •  Bette Midler

Jazz at the White House (2016)

This All-Star Global Concert at the White House features performances by Joey Alexander, Terence Blanchard, Kris Bowers, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Terri Lyne Carrington, Chick ...  (more)

CAST:  Barack Obama  •  Michelle Obama  •  Terence Blanchard  •  Kris Bowers

Amazing Grace (2018)

The late director Sydney Pollack's behind-the-scenes documentary about the recording of Aretha Franklin's best-selling album Amazing Grace finally sees the light of day more ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Aretha Franklin  •  Sydney Pollack  •  James Cleveland

The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert (2009)

Featuring performances from two groundbreaking concerts held at the Madison Square Garden to celebrate a quarter century of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The special is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Gallen
CAST:  Jeff Beck  •  Lenny Bruce  •  Eric Clapton  •  Ray Davies

Atlantic Records: The House That Ahmet Built (2007)

This American Masters episode showcases the wonderful influence of Ahmet Ertegun, the founder of Atlantic Records. Since the label's founding in 1947, some of the most popular ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Steinberg
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Ahmet Ertegun  •  Ray Charles  •  Aretha Franklin

This is Bob Hope... (2017)

During his career, Bob Hope was the only performer to achieve top-rated success in every form of mass entertainment. American Masters explores the entertainer’s life through ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  John Scheinfeld
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Billy Crystal  •  Woody Allen  •  Dick Cavett

Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives (2017)

The life and successes of iconic music executive Clive Davis, from his miraculous start at Columbia Records through his trailblazing work at Arista Records and J Records, with ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Chris Perkel
CAST:  Clive Davis  •  Alicia Keys  •  Paul Simon  •  Art Garfunkel

American Dream: Detroit (2018)

The comeback of Detroit is poised to be the greatest turnaround story of American history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael Bolton
CAST:  Mitch Albom  •  Jerry Bruckheimer  •  Francis Ford Coppola  •  Aretha Franklin

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