Lions Gate (2018)
Music, Documentary, Biography
UK | English | Color | 2h

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 View all

Whitney Houston Herself
Ellen White Herself - Family Friend / Employee
Michael Houston Himself - Brother / Employee
Cissy Houston Herself - Mother
Aretha Franklin Herself
Gary Houston Himself - Brother / Backup Singer
Donna Houston Herself - Former Sister-in-Law
Kenneth Gibson Himself - First Black Mayor of Newark
Deforest B. Soaries Jr. Himself - Family Friend
Drinkard Singers Themselves
Dionne Warwick Herself - Whitney's Cousin
Dee Dee Warwick Herself - Whitney's Cousin
Keith Kelly Himself - Family Friend / Employee
John Houston III Himself - Half-Brother
Patricia Houston Herself - Sister-in-Law / Manager 2000-2012
Steven Gittelman Himself - Management Team / 1981-1988
Bette Sussman Herself - Pianist with Cissy Houston / Keyboard Player / 1986-1989
Rickey Minor Himself - Bass Player / 1983-1989 / Musical Director 1989-1999
Clive Davis Himself - Founder / Arista Records
Ellin Lavar Herself - Stylist and Friend
Robyn Crawford Herself
Brad Johnson Himself - Ex-Boyfriend
Lynne Volkman Herself - Publicist
Debra Martin Chase Herself - Whitney's Production Company
Bobby Brown Himself - Ex-Husband

Crew View all

Director Kevin MacDonald
Writer Kevin MacDonald
Producer Zanne Devine, Will Clarke, Rosanne Korenberg, Jonathan Chinn, Andy Mayson, Simon Chinn, Vanessa Tovell, Mike Runagall, Sam Dwyer, Nicole David, Lisa Erspamer, Patricia Houston, Ann Lofgren, Joe Patrick, Charlotte Rodrigues
Photography Nelson Hume
Musician Adam Wiltzie


Barcode Format Region Released Edition
031398292579 Blu-ray 1 Oct 16, 2018
9317731145391 Blu-ray B Dec 05, 2018
5060105725449 Blu-ray
5053083167202 Blu-ray
031398292548 DVD 1 Oct 16, 2018
5060105725432 DVD
5712976001152 DVD