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Whitney (2015)

TV Movie  |  TV-14  |  Biography, Drama  |  17 January 2015 (USA)
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Chronicles Whitney Houston's rise to fame and turbulent relationship with husband Bobby Brown.



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Chronicles Whitney Houston's rise to fame and turbulent relationship with husband Bobby Brown.

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I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story  »

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Director Angela Bassett is no stranger to biopics about female singers. She portrayed Tina Turner in What's Love Got to Do with It (1993). See more »


At the beginning, when Whitney and Bobby are shopping on Rodeo Drive, logos for Moncler and Tom Ford are visible in the background. Neither store would have been established enough to have a store on Rodeo Drive. See more »


Bobby Brown: [to Whitney] I love you too much.
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References Sparkle (1976) See more »


Every Little Step
Written by Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds and L.A. Reid
Performed by Jackie Boyz
Produced by RedOne, Travon Potts and Wuff for RedOne Productions
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Pleasingly Surprised
17 January 2015 | by See all my reviews

Watching it now..... Wow Yaya is truly convincing. The actor playing Bobby was OK. All and all Great Job, Angela Bassett.

With all of the negative press and the push-back by the family, I was very concerned that the movie would be too "made up". Some of the scenes contained intimate moments between Whitney and her family, and I was afraid that without their input, Angela would have been forced to "improv". Instead I felt each moment. Hopefully the Houston Family feels the way I do.....that despite all of their fears and controversy, the movie is not distasteful. Whitney's reputation is not being tarnished and the family is not made to look bad either.

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