• Whitney (2018)


Release Date: July 6th, 2018

DVD Release Date: October 18th, 2018

R |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

Filmmaker Kevin Macdonald examines the life and career of singer Whitney Houston. Features never-before-seen archival footage, exclusive recordings, rare performances and interviews with the people who knew her best.

Cast: Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, L.A. Reid

Director: Kevin Macdonald

Genres: Music , Documentary

Production Co: Altitude Film Entertainment, Happy Street Entertainment, Lightbox

Distributors: Miramax Films, Roadside Attractions


Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Kevin Macdonald’s Whitney is a documentary chronicle of Whitney Houston’s life; it’s tough-minded, unsparing and far superior to the biopic and the nonfiction film that preceded it. show more

  • 70
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Whitney is strongest when it connects Houston to the larger history of Black America, illustrating how this glamorous performer grew up in poverty and never entirely escaped the obligation of helping to pull up her underprivileged family members. show more

  • 80
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    It's a riveting narrative, and even those not among Houston's more passionate fan base will find it an emotionally wrenching experience. show more

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